Annotation

The band members for Deep Purple Mk. 1 (March 1968 - July 1969) were:
Jon Lord - keyboards, Ian Paice - drums, Ritchie Blackmore - guitar, Nick Simper - bass, Rod Evans - vocals. Three albums were released: Shades of Deep Purple; The Book of Taliesyn and Deep Purple.

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-10 15:28 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Listen, Learn, Read On
2.65 4:05
2 Wring That Neck
3 5:16
3 Kentucky Woman
3 4:47
4 Exposition / We Can Work It Out
4 7:04
5 Shield
2 6:06
6 Anthem
2.35 6:31
7 River Deep, Mountain High
3.5 10:05

Credits

Medium 1

strings arranger:
Jon Lord (track 6)
composer:
Ritchie Blackmore (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Rod Evans (tracks 1, 5–6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
Jon Lord (tracks 1–2, 4–6)
Paul McCartney (track 4)
Ian Paice (tracks 1–2, 4)
Nick Simper (tracks 2, 4)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 3)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
Paul McCartney (track 4)
Jeff Barry (1966) (track 7)
Ellie Greenwich (1966) (track 7)
Phil Spector (1966) (track 7)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Kentucky Woman (track 3)
We Can Work It Out (track 4)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Red ma uns das aus (track 4)
recording of:
Anthem (track 6)
Shield (track 5)
Wring That Neck (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 4)

Release

producer: Derek Lawrence