Did Ritchie Blackmore play perfect strangers?
“Perfect Strangers” is a song by the British hard rock band Deep Purple. It is the title track of their 1984 comeback album Perfect Strangers. Nevertheless, founding band member and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore has called it his favorite Deep Purple song.
Who wrote the song Perfect Strangers?
This show was filmed in Melbourne, Australia and is the only full length concert film of the band at this time. It’s a stunning concert with the band in incendiary form.
Who replaced Ritchie Blackmore in Deep Purple?
Still Deep Purple keep marching on. Steve Morse, who replaced Blackmore in 1994, has now been their guitarist longer than Blackmore ever was. Don Airey took over from Jon Lord (who died in 2012) as keyboard player in 2002. Gillan, Glover and Ian Paice remain from that classic 1969-73 lineup.
Who sings deep purple perfect strangers?
On the boat between England and Denmark, Ritchie Blackmore and bassist Nick Simper were interviewed about the new band. It seemed that it actually was during this interview that the band changed it’s name to Deep Purple – named after an old song that was a favourite of Ritchie’s granny, or something like that.
What year did Perfect Strangers Deep Purple come out?
Someone with whom one has absolutely no previous association. My mom and dad didn’t come to see our son until he was nearly three years old, so, to him, they were perfect strangers!
What age is Ritchie Blackmore?
Ritchie infamously left the band after a horrendous show in 1993 where Ritchie wouldn’t join the band on stage until halfway through the set, and even then he didn’t put any effort into what he was playing once he did join the band.
Why did Deep Purple Break Up?
By mid-1973, the bloom was off the rose for Deep Purple. Internal issues had risen to the top and long-standing lead singer Ian Gillan opted to leave the band. Gillan wanted out and actually submitted a resignation letter to the band while on tour promoting their 1973 album, Who Do We Think We Are.