DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles 12" Vinyl LP Album

"The Mark 2 Purple Singles" record is a compilation album of tracks previously released as 7" singles of the "Mark II" period of the British Rock band "Deep Purple". Their Mark 2 period was from July 1969 until June 1973. This page has album photos of the covers, inner sleeves and record labels together with detailed description.

Album Front Cover Photo of DEEP PURPLE  - The Mark 2 Purple Singles

Product Information and Collector Notes

Album Front Cover:

 

  • Top of the front cover has the text "COLLECTORS ITEM - IN PURPLE VINYL" printed in pink text. (Other releases have this text printed inside a pink bar".
  • There is no catalognr printed on the front cover.
Album Back Cover

How does the album back cover be different from other versions

  • The catalognr "1A 062.61695" is printed in the top right corner of the album cover.
  • There is NO bar-code on the back cover.
  • Near the center bottom there is the "EMI Company Logo" and the text "Made and distributed by EMI records holland bv"
Record Label

 

  • The record labels are pink with a large white P
  • There is NO Label Code.
  • The Rights Society ""STEMRA" is printed near the bottom of the label.
  • The catalognr on the label is "5C 062-616195"
  • The rim-text is in English and runs from 10 o'clock to 2 o'clock and 8 o'clock to 4 o'clock.
Matrix and run-out codes:
Side A: 5C-062-61695-A//39293-1-Y (Stamped)
Side B: 062-61695-B//39294-1-Y (Stamped)

Production & Recording Information

The album: "DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles" was produced by: Deep Purple

Album cover design: David Dragon

Album cover photography: Peter Vernon, Fin Costello

  FIN COSTELLO is a well known pop, rock photographer who has photographed dozens and dozens of bands. In the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal scene, he has photographed bands like Deep Purple , Ozzy Osbourne , Rainbow , King Diamond and many many others.


Music Genre:

Hard Rock

Label & Catalognr:

Purple Records – 1A 062-61695, Purple Records – 5C 062-61695

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1979 Holland / Netherlands

Musicians:
  • Ian Gillan - Vocals

      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" .

  • Ritchie Blackmore - Lead Guitar
  • Roger Glover - Bass
  • Ian Paice - Drums
  • Jon Lord - Keyboards
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Smoke On The Water 5:11
  2. Black Night 4:54
  3. Child In Time 9:49
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Woman From Tokyo 4:27
  2. Never Before 3:27
  3. When A Blind Man Cries 3:28
  4. Painted Horse 5:15

High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles
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Photo Of The Back Cover DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles
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Close up of the record's label
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Photo Side One DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles
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Photo of Side Two DEEP PURPLE - The Mark 2 Purple Singles
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