Deep Purple Diacography
Recorded De Lane Lea, March 1971.

1 : Guitar (Albert Lee), Piano (Jon Lord), Drums (Ian Paice)
2 : Vocals (Yvonne Elliman / Tony Ashton), Bass (Roger Glover), Organ (Lord)



VINYL EDITIONS

GREAT BRITAIN V1 : Purple TPSA 7501 : October 1971 LP
Gatefold sleeve with mythical creatures front and back. Inner sleeve has photos of artists and recording sessions. (see photo)



AMERICA V2 : Capitol SMAS 870 : 1972 DS

New cover with an old astrological map of heavens on front and back.
(see photo)


AMERICA V3 : Warner Brothers BS 2717 : 1973 SS

Another new cover with painting of sky, clouds and images of zodiac creatures.
(see photo)

All other vinyl versions substantially the same, except GERMANY (Line OLLP 5317 : 1983) which had original art much reduced against a black background and the titles above in gold colour. (see photo) This was later issued in white vinyl.

Design as GB V2, which was copied from this release.
GERMANY V3 : Line LILP 400122 : 1986





RECOMMENDED COMPACT DISC

GREAT BRITAIN : Purple 354 : 2008 Digipak

Remastered from the original album production tapes. Issued in one of three different cover designs. This title was first issued on CD by Line in Germany in the late 80s. 


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