Archive for the ‘Deep Purple Mk 1 & 2’ Category

Mk 1, 8a and 8b…

July 19, 2019

Just how do we refer to all the various line-ups, and when did the Mk 1, 2 etc. system first appear?  Read our article on the site.

There is also a great story by Kurt Piepenburg looking back at his days hearing Deep Purple Mk 1 on American radio, and why he thinks they made such an impact back in the Autumn of 1968.

These features (and more) can also be found by scrolling down and checking the menu heading ARTICLES on the Darker Than Blue site.

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December 18, 2013

Deep Purple compilationsThe album art sleeve site ST33 has done an article looking at the women on Deep Purple’s compilation sleeves, and named the guilty parties!  It also shows the very rare Korean edition of Singles As & Bs. If you remember dashing down to the record shop to blag your instant collectors edition of The Mark 2 Purple Singles before it sold out then this one’s for you…