10cf746e54 Deep Purple recorded "Shield" and "Anthem" on the first day. On the first song Ian Paice plays a complex drum pattern which sounds like a repeated clash of glass objects, while the second one required a string quartet for the baroque style interlude in the middle. The following days they proceeded with the composition and recording of "Exposition/We Can Work It Out" and of the original track "Listen, Learn, Read On". On 19 August, they concluded these sessions with the recording of "Kentucky Woman" and of the heavy and up-tempo instrumental "Wring That Neck", which came out from a tight collaboration between Blackmore and bass player Nick Simper. The name "Wring That Neck" comes from a phrase the band used when they were playing live, describing the bassist or guitarist really bursting at their instruments to create a hard noise (i.e., squeezing, or "wringing", the neck of the guitar). Another instrumental called "Playground" was written and recorded on 18 August, but the lyrics were never completed and it was eventually discarded. "River Deep - Mountain High" was always intended as the final track, so its recording was postponed until the other tracks were finished. Deep-Purple.net. Deep Purple. This, their second album, followed on the heels of "Hush," a dynamic arrangement of a Joe South tune, far removed from the flavor of one of his own hits, "Walk a Mile in My Shoes." Four months later, this album's cover of Neil Diamond's Top 25, 1967 gem "Kentucky Woman," went Top 40 for Deep Purple. 7243 5 21597 27. The Book of Taliesyn succeeds despite a rather large percentage of cover material, which was fairy common practice for an album in those days. This is probably the heaviest track on the album, actually, because the organ sounds pretty ballsy and dirty if you know what I mean.really loud and in your face. ^ a b Bloom: p.
"(a) Exposition" "(b) We Can Work It Out" (The Beatles cover) Blackmore, Simper, Lord, Paice, John Lennon, Paul McCartney 7:06 . 8 ^ "Shades of Deep Purple". Vinyl is thin like "Dynaflex" and have Silver labels (non gloss) with smaller black lettering with no Blue label logo. Deep Purple. If you fancy 60s-70s psychedelic rock which would help lay the foundation for the harder and heavier styles to come, you will find it worthwhile to track down just about anything Deep Purple previous to 1980. Nick Simper (1998). "Nick Simper Interview from "Darker than Blue", July 1983".