Powerhouse (Deep Purple album)

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Powerhouse
Compilation album of live recordings and studio outakes by Deep Purple
Released December 1977
Recorded 1969 - 1972
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length 44:00
Label EMI
Producer Deep Purple
Deep Purple compilations chronology
24 Carat Purple
(1975)
Powerhouse
(1977)
The Deep Purple Singles A's and B's
(1978)

Powerhouse is a 1977 compilation album by Deep Purple, featuring previously unreleased live and studio tracks from the band's Mark II line-up at the height of its powers. The album achieved Gold Certification in Japan.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice, except where indicated.

Side one
  1. "Painted Horse" - 5:19 (outtake from the Who Do We Think We Are sessions in July 1972)
  2. "Hush" (Joe South) - 4:37 (live from the Concerto for Group and Orchestra program in September 1969)
  3. "Wring That Neck" (Blackmore, Lord, Paice, Nick Simper) - 12:51 (live from the Concerto for Group and Orchestra program in September 1969)
Side two
  1. "Child In Time" - live - 12:29 (live from the Concerto for Group and Orchestra program in September 1969)
  2. "Black Night" - 4:59 (live single B-side from the Made in Japan dates in August 1972)
  3. "Cry Free" - 3:11 (outtake from the Deep Purple in Rock sessions in January 1970)

Personnel[edit]

Deep Purple

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
1977 Germany 50

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powerhouse, Certified Gold - Warner Pioneer Music, Asia, 1977 - http://images.goldbergauctions.com/php/lot_auc.php?site=1&sale=43&lot=734