Smoke On The Water • The Deep Purple Story
ECW Press, Canada.
Biography of the band, written by the long-time American record;
collectors' magazine Goldmine reviewer Dave Thompson.
paperback, promising on the back "candid interviews with band;
members, friends, and fans trace the turbulent history of the band,;
including the acrimonious departures of legendary members Ian Gillan;
and Ritchie Blackmore and the death of guitarist Tommy Bolin".
The book was reviewed in DTB Issue 57 and is not a bad read, although;
new revelations are few and far between. There's a photo section;
largely based on Jorgen Angel's collection.
2009 DPAS/Darker Than Blue.
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