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Shades of Deep Purple

Deep Purple

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 1st, 1968
Catalog ID:
T - 102
Label:
Tetragrammaton Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 74%)
Side A
1. And the Address 04:38   instrumental
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2. Hush (Billy Joe Royal cover) 04:24   Show lyrics
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3. One More Rainy Day 03:40   Show lyrics
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4. Prelude: Happiness / I'm So Glad (Skip James cover) 07:19   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Mandrake Root 06:09   Show lyrics
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6. Help! (The Beatles cover) 06:01   Show lyrics
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7. Love Help Me 03:49   Show lyrics
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8. Hey Joe (The Leaves cover) 07:33   Show lyrics
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Band members
Rod Evans Vocals
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars
Jon Lord (R.I.P. 2012) Keyboards, Organ, Vocals
Ian Paice Drums
Nick Simper Bass, Vocals
Miscellaneous staff
Derek Lawrence Producer
Barry Ainsworth Engineering
Peter Mew Remastering
Les Weisbrich Graphic design
Rod Evans Vocals
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars
Jon Lord (R.I.P. 2012) Keyboards, Organ, Vocals
Ian Paice Drums
Nick Simper Bass, Vocals
Derek Lawrence Producer
Barry Ainsworth Engineering
Peter Mew Remastering
Les Weisbrich Graphic design
Read Only A Shade Of What Was To... 70% electricfuneral9719 June 24th, 2013
Read Deep Purple - Shades Of... 60% ConorFynes July 5th, 2011
Read One of metal’s most... 82% Gutterscream April 21st, 2011
Read A future so bright you have... 83% marktheviktor July 22nd, 2010

6 different cover variants esist:
1. Top left: July 1968 US edition on Tetragrammaton Records (T 102)
2. Top right: September 1968 UK edition on Parlophone Records (PCS 7055)
3. Middle left: April 1969 Japan edition on Polydor Records (SMP 1426) Short lived edition, very rare.
4. Middle right: Mexico edition on Capitol Records (SLEM 146) entitled Murmullo / Hush
5. Bottom left: April 1977 UK low budget edition on Harvest (SHSM 2016)
6. Bottom right : November 1987 Printed from rejected 1977 artwork Harvest (SHSM 2016) withdrawn immediately. Very rare.

Remastered and re-released in 2000 with the following bonus tracks:
9. Shadows (album outtake) (03:38)
10. Love Help Me (Instrumental Version) (03:29)
11. Help! (The Beatles cover) (Alternative Version) (05:23)
12. Hey Joe (The Leaves cover) (Live 14.01.1969 in London, The United Kingdom) (04:05)
13. Hush (Billy Joe Royal cover) (Live 23.10.1968 in Los Angeles, The United States) (03:53)

Rereleased on 19th April 2014 for the Record Store Day on purple vinyl in Mono.

"Hush" was first written by Joe South and performed by Billy Joe Royal.
"I'm So Glad" is originally by Skip James.
"Hey Joe" is written by Billy Roberts, first performed by The Leaves and later by Jimi Hendrix and others.

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