Vinyl to MP3 Turntable now available to buy online (via Mabu Vinyl)

Vinyl to MP3 Turntable now available to buy online Mabu Vinyl & Digital … Read More

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Modern Rock for Classic Rock Fans – Fever by Bullet For My Valentine (via Brian Currin)

Modern Rock for Classic Rock Fans - Fever by Bullet For My Valentine For me Classic Rock as a genre describes the music I listened to during my teenage years in the 70’s. Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, and Black Sabbath were, and still are, among my all-time favourite bands. Now I am not suggesting that ‘Fever’ by Bullet For My Valentine (their 3rd album) is a Classic Rock album  or that they are even influ … Read More

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Rolling Rock Show – Newsletter (via RockFest)

THE ROLLING ROCK SHOW NEWSLETTER NO. 1 – 17 JUNE 2010 Welcome to the first Rolling Rock Show Newsletter. I will be sending out a monthly newsletter to keep you advised of happenings on the Rolling Rock Show. Bafana Bafana may disappoint us but good music never will. The Rolling Rock Show (Saturday, 20h00 – 22h00) has some exciting plans in store for future shows. I will be posting my playlists on http://www.rockfest.co.za every week. While the 1970s is … Read More

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Beware: Dinosaurs walk the Earth… (via Ed Rybicki’s Blog)

Beware: Dinosaurs walk the Earth... I speak here, of course, in reference to the fond depiction of my favourite 1970s-era rock bands on the cover of my CD "Retroid Rock", issued to commemorate my inaugural lecture in 2002…what was that?  Never seen it?  As you were, then…OK, it had an Acrocanthosaurus on the cover, said "Hear the Dinosaurs Roar!" on it in large red letters, and had 13 hours of taped radio shows I did between 1994 and 1995 on UCT Radio (104.5 FM – in stereo…). … Read More

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Deep Purple photos, 1 June 2010

Ian Gillan

Deep Purple: Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Ian Paice

Deep Purple: Roger Glover, Ian Gillan, Steve Morse, Ian Paice

Steve Morse

Photos: michael.currin.co.za

Deep Purple played at GrandWest Casino in Cape Town, following Wishbone Ash and Uriah Heep. Read the review of the event on the EntertaintmentAfrica website.

More photos on the next blog post.

Deep Purple Set List 1st June 2010

Taped intro: Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

  1. Highway Star
  2. Things I Never Said
  3. Strange Kind Of Woman
  4. Maybe I’m a Leo
  5. Rapture Of The Deep
  6. Fireball (including Into The Fire riff at end)
  7. Contact Lost
  8. Guitar Solo
  9. Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming
  10. The Well Dressed Guitar
  11. Mary Long
  12. Lazy
  13. No One Came
  14. Keyboard Solo (including excerpt from Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika)
  15. Perfect Strangers
  16. Space Truckin’
  17. Smoke On The Water
    Encores
  18. Going Down (instrumental) into…
  19. Hush
  20. Bass Solo
  21. Black Night