The Early Years (Deep Purple album)

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The Early Years
Compilation album by Deep Purple
Released 1 March 2004
Recorded 1968–1969
Genre Hard rock, progressive rock, psychedelic rock
Length 77:05
Label EMI
Producer Derek Lawrence
Deep Purple compilations chronology
Winning Combinations: Deep Purple and Rainbow
(2003)
The Early Years
(2004)
The Platinum Collection
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Early Years is a 2004 compilation album by the British hard rock band Deep Purple. This is a compilation of material released in 1968 and 1969 and includes unreleased mixes and new mixes of tracks from the same period.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "And the Address" (remix) (Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord) – 4:33
  2. "Hush" (monitor mix) (Joe South) – 4:11
  3. "Mandrake Root" (Blackmore, Rod Evans, Lord) – 6:09
  4. "I'm So Glad" (Skip James) – 6:19
  5. "Hey Joe" (remix) (Billy Roberts) – 7:13
  6. "Kentucky Woman" (alternate take) (Neil Diamond) – 5:30
  7. "Listen, Learn, Read On" (Blackmore, Evans, Lord, Ian Paice) – 4:01
  8. "Shield" (Blackmore, Evans, Lord) – 6:03
  9. "Wring That Neck" (BBC session) (Blackmore, Lord, Nick Simper, Paice) – 4:40
  10. "Anthem" (Evans, Lord) – 6:28
  11. "The Bird Has Flown" (Evans, Blackmore, Lord) – 5:32
  12. "Blind" (remix) (Lord) – 5:28
  13. "Why Didn't Rosemary?" (Blackmore, Lord, Evans, Simper, Paice) – 5:01
  14. "Lalena" (instrumental version) (Donovan) – 5:09

Credits[edit]

Deep Purple[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Al. "The Early Years - Deep Purple | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 9 January 2012.