Live in Paris 1975

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Live in Paris 1975
Live album by Deep Purple
Released 5 April 2001
Recorded at Palais des Sports, Paris, 7 April 1975 [1]
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 107:30
Label Purple
Producer Deep Purple
Deep Purple live albums chronology
The Soundboard Series
(2001)
Live in Paris 1975
(2001)
Inglewood – Live in California
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Deep Purple Appreciation Society 4.0/5 stars link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Sputnikmusic 4.0/5 stars[2]

Live in Paris 1975 is a live album by the British hard rock band Deep Purple, recorded in 1975 at the Palais des Sports in Paris.[1] It was meant to be released before the 1975 Come Taste the Band album, but was not released until 2001 by Purple Records. See also Made in Europe (1976) and Mk III: The Final Concerts

In early 1975, the guitarist Ritchie Blackmore recorded his first album, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow with Rainbow and decided to leave Deep Purple. This made the band's show in Paris on 7 April 1975 a historic moment in their long career, marking Blackmore's final appearance with the band until the band reformed in 1984.

The set took in tracks from Burn, Stormbringer and Machine Head/Made in Japan, and featured the band's Mk III line up for the last time. It was also the last time Deep Purple ever played the songs "The Gypsy", "Lady Double Dealer", "Mistreated" and "You Fool No One" live, though Rainbow and Whitesnake have played "Mistreated" in concert, and Whitesnake has played "Lady Double Dealer" on their early concerts.

In 2012, a double CD entitled Paris 1975 was released. This has the same tracks, with an added near-half-hour interview with Coverdale, Hughes and Paice.but there is an edit on the introduction of burn (minus 1 minute)

Track listing[edit]

Disc One
  1. "Burn" (Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Jon Lord, Ian Paice) – 9:46
  2. "Stormbringer" (Blackmore, Coverdale) – 5:12
  3. "The Gypsy" (Blackmore, Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Lord, Paice) – 6:11
  4. "Lady Double Dealer" (Blackmore, Coverdale) – 4:35
  5. "Mistreated" (Blackmore, Coverdale) – 12:49
  6. "Smoke on the Water" (Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Lord, Paice) – 11:10
  7. "You Fool No One" (Blackmore, Coverdale, Lord, Paice) – 19:30
Disc Two
  1. "Space Truckin'" (Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, Paice) – 21:21
  2. "Going Down" (Don Nix) – 5:19
  3. "Highway Star" (Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, Paice) – 11:33

Personnel[edit]

Deep Purple

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Deep Purple – Live In Paris 1975" at Discogs
  2. ^ g, manos (25 March 2014). "Review: CD Deep Purple - Live in Paris 1975 Album". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 

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