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The Art Of Japanese Single, Book Cover


We've decided to round up all the new ongoing book titles here, so they don't get lost. There are more in the pipeline which we'll announce as soon as we have permission.

The Art Of Japanese Picture Sleeve
  A book in the pipeline!
Photographs of Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
  A book in the pipeline!
Deep Purple - The Psychedelic Years
  A book in the pipeline!
Deep Purple - The Poster Collection
  A book in the pipeline!
Deep Purple - Day By Night
  A book still in the pipeline!
Deep Purple Illustrated Discography Vol One - 1968 / 1976
  A book in the pipeline!
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
  A book in the pipeline!
The Art Of The Concert Flyer
  A book in the pipeline!
Glenn Hughes - Authorised Biography
  A book in the pipeline!
Ian Gillan - Wessex
  A book in the pipeline!

Un Mundo Purpura

Gettin' Tighter

deep purple - martin popoff book

The Deep Purple Story


Deep Purple, Un Mundo Purpura
  Heavyweight new Purple family biography by Jose Galvan
Deep Purple, Gettin' Tighter 68-76
  Excellent mk1-mk4 biography by Martin Popoff
Deep Purple, A Castle Full Of Rascals
  Excellent reunion biography by Martin Popoff
Deep Purple
  Japanese biography and discography from 1976
Ritchie Blackmore
  Japanese biography from 1977
Rainbow - Long Live Rock'n'Roll
  New CD sized book in the Rock Landmarks series
Tommy Bolin - The Official Biography
  New biography; with another book in the pipeline!
Deep Purple The Illustrated Biography
   Essential full colour biography from 1983.
Deep Purple HM Photo Book
  Colour photo book covering 1968-76
Deep Purple (Japanese Photo Book)
  Colour photo book covering 1968-76
Smoke On The Water, The Deep Purple Story
  Deep Purple Biography by Dave Thompson
Genius Guitarists, Ritchie Blackmore
  Japanese book from 1998.
Ritchie Blackmore 1968-75
  Japanese discography from 1993-94.
Ritchie Blackmore 1975-84
  Japanese discography from 1993-94.
Deep Purple, Die Geschichte einer Band
 German biography from 2007.
Deep Purple
  Didi Zill photo book published in 2002 and 2007.
Deep Purple
  Ukrainian DP + offshoots biography from 2002.
Deep Purple
  Ukrainian discography and lyrics from 2002.
Deep Purple
   Ukrainian discography and lyrics from 2004.
Deep Purple
 1986 Italian biography
Deep Purple
 1993/94 Greek biography
Deep Purple
 1997 Russian biography
Led Zeppelin Deep Purple
 1992 Turkish double biography
Deep Purple
 1990 biography published in Bulgaria
Deep Purple
 2003 Polish biography
Deep Purple
 1992 Russian biography
Deep Purple, Die Ultimative Bibel
1998 diary format book, Germany
Deep Purple
 1991 German Deep Purple and offshoots biography
Deep Purple (& other artists)
  1985, Knebworth Festivals
Ritchie Blackmore
 1970s / 80s Korean music and photo book
Deep Purple Collection
 1993 Illustrated Japanese Discography
Deep Purple Discography, Volume 1
  DPAS. Deep Purple 1968-1976 discography.
Deep Purple Discography, Volume 2
  DPAS. Deep Purple personnel solo and group discography.
Deep Purple Songbooks
  A look at Deep Purple songbooks currently on the market
Rainbow Rising. The Story Of Rainbow
  by Roy Davies.
Black Knight, Ritchie Blackmore
  by Jerry Bloom. Unofficial biography of Ritchie Blackmore
The Great Single Book Of Deep Purple
 Virtually every variation of every known DP 7" single, fully illustrated.
Deep Purple : Live Cassette Analysis, Vol2
   A detailed look at 1994-99 live Deep Purple recordings in circulation.
Ian Gillan : Smoke This
  A collection of material posted by Ian on his website.
Ian Gillan : Child In Time
   Ian Gillan's original autobiography, published in 1993
  by Tom Hibbert. Cut & Paste biography from 1981
Whitesnake : An Illustrated Biography
  by Simon Robinson. Whitesnake biographyy from 1989

Whitesnake, Live At Donington 1990

history hits and highlights dvd cover


• Whitesnake, Live at Donington 1990
 Double CD and DVD package from Whitesnake's "hair" years
• Glenn Hughes, Live In Wolverhampton 2
  'Official bootleg', first available on download, and now on DVD
• Deep Purple, History Hits & Highlights '68-'76

  Over four hours of rare Deep Purple on 2 x DVDs
• Gillan: The Glory Years

  Rock Goes To College 1981 & other goodies from the Torme era.
• Concerto For Group & Orchestra
  Deep Purple Mk2 Live at the Albert Hall,1969.
• Machine Head, Classic Albums
  Superb 2002 documentary on the making of the album
• Live In California 74
  Deep Purple Mk3 Live at the California Jam 1974
• Scandinavian Nights 1972. VHS VIDEO
  Deep Purple Mk2 Live in Copenhagen 1972. Full Show
• Rainbow / Live In Munich 1977
  Superb full show from the Blackmore/Dio/Powell era
• Rainbow / Live Between the Eyes / The Final Cut
  Belated DVD transfer of Rainbow's 1980s video releases
Come Hell Or High Water
  Mk2's controversial Birmingham show from 1993
• Bombay Calling (2004 Reissue)
  Early Morse line-up shows from India & S'Korea, 1995
Live Encounters....
  Purpendicular tour show, Katowice, Poland, 1996
• Total Abandon. Australia '99
  Superbly filmed show from Melbourne, 1999
• In Concert With The LSO 1999
  The restaged Concerto, thirty years on...
• New Live & Rare 1984-2001
  Huge collection of live tracks and promo videos
• Live In Montreux 2006
  The Rapture tour: Montreux and the Hard Rock Cafe, London
• Ian Gillan : Highway Star, A Journey In Rock
  2 DVD career retrospective; an incredible six hours of material
• Whitesnake: Live In The Still Of The Night
  Live show from Hammersmith 2004
• Inside Deep Purple 1970-1973

• Around The World 1995-1999   
• Perihelion. Live in Florida 2001
• Ian Paice: On The Drums
• Steve Morse: Sects Dregs & Rock 'n'Roll
• Steve Morse: Highlights
• Pete York: Super Drumming Vol.1
• Hardin & York : Wind In The Willows
Heaven & Hell: Live From Radio City Music Hall

Purple Records' official "Sonic Zoom" series makes available live recordings of Deep Purple between 1968 and 1976 to the collector. The CDs are available to everyone, but only via mail-order. The Deep Purple Appreciation Society is the official outlet through dpas online and their mail-order catalogue. DPAS members are also eligible for a discount.

• Inglewood / Live In California  mk1 live, October 1968, 1x cd
• Live In Montreux 69 mk2 live, October 1969, 2x cd
• Space Vol 1&2/ Live In Aachen mk2 live, July 1970, 1x cd
• Live In Denmark 72  mk2 live, March 1972, 2x cd
• California Jam mk3 live, April 6th 1974, 1x cd
• Perks & Tit / San Diego 74 mk3 live, April 9th 1974, 1x cd

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Who Cares

Dio reissues

Deep Purple - The BBC Sessions 1968/70

Black Country Communion 2

Down To Earth


First Of The Big Bands


Ian Gillan & Tony Iommi : Who Cares new
A charity collection of rarities, b-sides and previously released tracks
Dio : Universal reissues
Deluxe editions of Holy Diver, Last In Line and Sacred Heart
Sunstorm : Emotional Fire
The third album from Joe Lynn Turner's AOR project
Deep Purple : The BBC Sessions 1968/70
Twenty seven BBC session tracks on two CDs and two vinyl discs
Mothers Army : The Complete Discography
3 album box set featuring Joe Lynn Turner, Bob Daisley, and Aynsley Dunbar
Don Airey: All Out

Upcoming studio album with guests Joe Bonamassa and Bernie Marsden
Black Country Communion 2
 New studio album from Hughes / Bonamassa / Bonham / Sherinian
Rainbow: Down To Earth (extended)
 Deluxe reissue with fourteen extra tracks
Demon's Eye: The Stranger Within
 Album of original material by DP tribute act, with Doogie White on vocals
Whitesnake: Forevermore
 New 2011 studio album from DC and cohorts
Tony Ashton and Jon Lord : First Of The Big Bands
 Dual solo album from Deep Purple Mk2 days and released in 1974
Deep Purple : Come Taste The Band, 35th Anniverary Edition
 2x CD edition, with remastered original album and remixes
Nick Simper & Nasty Habits : The Deep Purple Mk1 Songbook
 Live album recorded in 2009, featuring a selection of Mk1 tracks
Nick Simper & Nasty Habits : Roadhouse Blues
  Live CD single coupled with Hush and The Painter
Deep Purple : Compilation Roundup

From The SIngles Collection to the Platinum Collection
The Good Old Boys : Live At The Deep Purple Convention

Nick Simper's band captured live in 2008
Dio : Tournado
Box set released just before Ronnie Dio's untimely demise
Boys Club : Live From California

Live recording featuring Glenn Hughes, Marc Bonilla and Keith Emerson
Steve Morse Band : Out Standing In Their Field

Brand new Steve Morse Band studio album, 2009
Various Artists : ChildLine Rocks 2009

2009 London charity concert featuring Jon Lord and Glenn Hughes
Whitesnake : Slide It In / Slip Of the Tongue

20th and 25th anniversary editions of 'snake studio albums
Ian Gillan : One Eye To Morocco

Ian Gillan's brand new solo album
Moonstone Project : Rebel On The Run
Matt Filippini's latest album, featuring Glenn Hughes and Ian Paice
Blackmore's Night : Secret Voyage

Ritchie & Candice's latest studio album
Deep Purple : The Collection
An inexpensive 2006 compilation
Joe Lynn Turner : Live In Germany

Joe's first live solo album,
featuring plenty of ex Rainbow and Blackmore's Night personnel
Whitesnake : Good To Be Bad

A preview of the new studio album
Gillan : The Singles + The Promo Videos
Collection of the 1979-82 GIllan singles, plus seven promo vids
Graham Bonnet : Welcome To America
2007 studio collaboration with the Taz Taylor Band
Deep Purple : Live In Montreux 1996

DVD and CD taken from the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1996 & 2000
Whitesnake : Live In The Shadow Of The Blues
2006 live album with four new studio tracks
Rainbow : Live In Dusseldorf 1976 
Full 1976 show from Rainbow's 1976 tour
Ian Gillan : Gillan's Inn
Ian's 40 Years In The Music Biz Party Album
Blackmore's Night : Village Lanterne
Ritchie & Candice studio album.
Deep Purple : Rapture Of The Deep
Deep Purple's 2005 studio album, a wide range of views
Episode Six : Love, Hate, Revenge
2xCD collection. All of the band's singles + demos and live tracks.
Episode Six : Cornflakes & Crazyfoam
Purple Records. 51 tracks. Gillan & Glover's pre Purple band
Deep Purple : Live In Stockholm 1970
Searingly intense recording of a full Mk2 'In Rock' live set.
The Pete York Percussion Band : Extension 345 Live
Highly enjoyable 1974 concert with Jon Lord and Ian Paice

Deep Purple : Live In Paris 1975
Various Artists : Purple People
Deep Purple : The Early Years
Deep Purple : Bananas

Steve Morse: Prime Cuts

Tony Iommi & Glenn Hughes : Fused
Glenn Hughes / Joe Lynn Turner : HTP2
Glenn Hughes : Songs In The Key Of Rock
Joe Lynn Turner : JLT
Rainbow : Catch The Rainbow • The Anthology
Whitesnake : The Early Years
Whitesnake : The Silver Anniversary Collection
Whitesnake : 1978-1980 CD Reissues
Deep Purple: This Time Around / Live In Tokyo
Jon Lord / Ashton Gardner & Dyke: The Last Rebel
Various: Pre Purple People
The Hughes Turner Project
Aina / Days Of Rising Gloom
Steve Morse / Major Impacts 2


Deep Purple: Listen, Learn. Read On
EMI. Six CD box set covering 1968-76,
two hours of unreleased material.

Deep Purple: On The Road
LIve 1969-76. Connoisseur Records

Deep Purple: Singles Collection 68-76
All the UK singles, individually packaged in foreign pic.sleeves. EMI.

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