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Ritchie Blackmore Says New Rainbow Singer Spurred Band's Reunion, Names His Favorite Castles - Loudwire 26 Mar 2018, 6:26 pm


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Ritchie Blackmore Says New Rainbow Singer Spurred Band's Reunion, Names His Favorite Castles
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For nearly two decades, Rainbow and Deep Purple legend Ritchie Blackmore remained severed from the hard rock world -- a world that he helped create with his fiery, riff-based guitar playing and neoclassical leads. But he stepped away from it all in ...

When Deep Purple wrote 'Smoke on the Water,' did they rip off the Catholic Church? - Belleville News-Democrat (blog) 23 Mar 2018, 7:13 pm


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When Deep Purple wrote 'Smoke on the Water,' did they rip off the Catholic Church?
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Still, if my research is correct, I find Pope Paul VI first introduced it into the Catholic Mass in 1969, so if the Anglicans followed suit then, Blackmore would have had just three years to be influenced by it by the time he wrote the riff in 1972 ...

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Glenn Tipton Joins Judas Priest Onstage - Ultimate Classic Rock 21 Mar 2018, 3:18 am


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Glenn Tipton Joins Judas Priest Onstage
Ultimate Classic Rock
'In Rock'. Deep Purple (1970): Deep Purple simultaneously reinvented their sound and revived their declining career with this album, ignited by Ritchie Blackmore's blistering guitar strangling on “Speed King.” Add Ian Gillan's banshee screams with Jon ...

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Tommy Bolin Rocked Hard for 25 Years - Westword 20 Mar 2018, 11:03 pm


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Tommy Bolin Rocked Hard for 25 Years
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In 1976, guitarist Tommy Bolin died of an overdose at 25 years old. In his short life, he'd made two albums with Zephyr and two records with the James Gang; played on Billy Cobham's jazz-fusion masterpiece, Spectrum; replaced Ritchie Blackmore in Deep ...

Rainbow Streaming New Single 'Waiting For A Sign' (Week in Review) - antiMUSIC.com 17 Mar 2018, 3:49 pm


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Rainbow Streaming New Single 'Waiting For A Sign' (Week in Review)
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Rainbow Streaming New Single 'Waiting For A Sign' was a top story on Monday: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow are streaming a new single, "Waiting For A Sign", as a preview to the April 6 release of their new live album, "Memories In Rock II." The band's ...

Deep Purple Bassist Roger Glover Talks Ritchie Blackmore, Playing with a Pick and Producing Judas Priest - Guitar World Magazine 13 Mar 2018, 6:21 pm


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Deep Purple Bassist Roger Glover Talks Ritchie Blackmore, Playing with a Pick and Producing Judas Priest
Guitar World Magazine
—Kevin Majeski. Yes, he can be difficult to work with, but he is even more difficult to live with. Blackmore is a very unique character, and in the early days we had fantastic times and wrote great songs. He's always been very edgy, cynical and did ...

Rainbow Stream First Song in Over 20 Years 'Waiting for a Sign' - Ultimate-Guitar.Com 13 Mar 2018, 5:10 am


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Rainbow Stream First Song in Over 20 Years 'Waiting for a Sign'
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3. Recently reunited rock icons Rainbow are streaming their brand new song "Waiting for a Sign". This song, which is Rainbow's first single since 1996, was penned by Ritchie Blackmore, with lyrics by his wife Candice Night and vocals from Rainbow's ...

Deep Purple Release 1987 Backstage Prank Video - Ultimate Classic Rock 12 Mar 2018, 1:36 pm


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Deep Purple Release 1987 Backstage Prank Video
Ultimate Classic Rock
Meanwhile, the new lineup of Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow just released a new track entitled “Waiting for a Sign” – you can listen to it below. The guitarist recently said: “Rainbow is part of my life, as is Deep Purple. I just got back together for a ...

Rainbow Streaming New Single 'Waiting For A Sign' - antiMUSIC.com 12 Mar 2018, 4:20 am


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Rainbow Streaming New Single 'Waiting For A Sign'
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Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow are streaming a new single, "Waiting For A Sign", as a preview to the April 6 release of their new live album, "Memories In Rock II." The band's first original track since 1996 - with new vocalist Ronnie Romero - is featured ...

Ritchie Blackmore Says This Lineup Best Rainbow Ever (Week in Review) - antiMUSIC.com 10 Mar 2018, 5:14 pm


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Ritchie Blackmore Says This Lineup Best Rainbow Ever (Week in Review)
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Ritchie Blackmore Says This Lineup Best Rainbow Ever was a top story on Wednesday: Ritchie Blackmore said a recent interview that he believes that the current version of Rainbow, featuring him and lesser known musicians, is "the best lineup" that the ...

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British guitarist and songwriter

April 14, 1945, (73 years old)

http://www.blackmoresnight.com/

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