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Inner Sleeve   of "DEEP PURPLE Machine Head" Album


Photo of "DEEP PURPLE Machine Head" Album's Inner Sleeve  


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Collectors information & Description: 

Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages

Machine Head is the sixth studio album released by English rock band "Deep Purple". It was recorded through December 1971 in Montreux, Switzerland, and released in March 1972.

Machine Head is often cited as influential in the development of the heavy metal music genre. It is Deep Purple's most successful recording, topping the charts in several countries following its release. The album reached #1 in the UK, where it stayed for 20 weeks in the top-40. It also reached #7 in the US, remaining on the Billboard 200 for 118 weeks.


Music Genre:  British Hard Rock 
Album  Production information:

Sound and recording engineers: Martin Birch, Jemery "Bear" Gee
Recorded in Montreux Switzerland using the Rollng Stones Mobile Unit

John Coletta (1932-2008) - Cover Art

Record Label:  Purple 3C 064 93261
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 290 gram  
Year & Country  1972 Made in Italy

Band Members and Musicians on: Deep Purple Machine Head

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Ritchie Blackmore lead guitar
  • Ian Gillan vocals, harmonica

      Ian Gillan is a British singer from London and best known as Lead Singer of the British Hard Rock Band / Heavy Metal band "Deep Purple", during 1983 and 1984 he was also lead singer in "Black Sabbath".

  • Roger Glover bass guitar
  • Jon Lord piano, organ, keyboards
  • Ian Paice drums

Track Listing of: Deep Purple Machine Head

The Song/tracks on "Deep Purple Machine Head" are

  • Highway Star 6:05
  • Maybe I'm a Leo 4:51
  • Pictures of Home 5:03
  • Never Before 3:56
  • Smoke on the Water 5:40
  • Lazy 7:19
  • Space Truckin' 4:31

DEEP PURPLE Vinyl Records

24 Carat Purple   ,   Anthology   ,   Burn (Italy)   ,   Burn (Switzerland)   ,   NewCome Taste The Band (1975, Netherlands)   ,   Come Taste the Band   ,   Come Taste the Band (France)   ,   Come Taste the Band (Germany)   ,   Deepest Purple (France)   ,   Deepest Purple (Gt Britain)   ,   Deep Purple Mk I   ,   New Deep Purple Mk I (NL)   ,   Deep Purple Mk I (NL)   ,   House of Blue Light (Hungary)   ,   House of Blue Light   ,   New Fireball (Netherlands)   ,   Fireball (Fame Export)   ,   Fireball (Germany)   ,   Fireball (USA)   ,   In Concert The Unreleased BBC-Tapes   ,   NewIn Rock (1978, Netherlands)   ,   In Rock (France)   ,   In Rock (Gt Britain)   ,   In Rock (Italy)   ,   In Rock (FAME Holland)   ,   In Rock (NL Holland)   ,   Laat Concert in Japan   ,   Machine Head (Gt Britain)   ,   Machine Head   ,   Machine Head Italy   ,   Made in Europe (France)   ,   Made in Europe (Germany)   ,   Made in Europe (USA)   ,   New  Made in Japan (Netherlands)   ,   Made in Japan (Europe)   ,   Made in Japan (France)   ,   Made in Japan (Germany)   ,   Made in Japan (Italy)   ,   Made in Japan (Gt Britain)   ,   Made in Japan (Gt Britain)   ,   Mark I & II   ,   New  Mark 2 Pink Singles   ,   Nobody's Perfect   ,   Perfect Strangers (Club Edition)   ,   Perfect Strangers   ,   Powerhouse   ,   Rock Story   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (France)   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany)   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Gt Britain)   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Italy)   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (DE/NL)   ,   Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (USA)   ,   New Shades Of Deep Purple   ,   Singles A's and B's   ,   Slaves and Masters   ,   Stormbringer (Italy)   ,   Stormbringer (Germany)   ,   Who Do We Think We Are (France)   ,   Who Do We Think We Are (Gt Britain)   ,  

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