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Smoke on the water We ended up at the Grand Hotel It was empty, cold and bare But with the Rolling truck Stones thing just outside Making our music there With a few red lights and a few old beds We made a place to sweat No matter what we get out of this I know, I know we'll never forget Smoke on the water, a fire in the sky Smoke on the water
"Deep Purple" Song; Published: 1933: Composer(s) Peter DeRose: Lyricist(s) Mitchell Parish (added 1938) "Deep Purple" was the biggest hit written by pianist Peter DeRose, who broadcast, 1923 to 1939, with May Singhi as "The Sweethearts of the Air" on the NBC radio network.
Background. In late 1968, Deep Purple had embarked on a successful first US tour to promote their second album The Book of Taliesyn, and returned home on 3 January 1969. The band was considered an underground act in the United Kingdom, but word of their success in America had influenced their reputation at home, as they gradually rose in popularity and request.
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Dec 06, 2021 · 7) Shades Of Deep Purple (1968) (opens in new tab) Deep Purple’s debut caused barely a ripple when it was released in the UK in September ’68. By contrast, America immediately took the band to its heart, their blistering rendition of Joe South’s Hush becoming a Top 5 US hit.
However, like many other songs, Deep Purple added many hard rock influences when they recorded it. A well-known session songwriter, Joe South, wrote this song whose inspiration was taken from an African American Spiritual. Deep Purple’s version was used in several movies, including Apollo 11 and Children of Men. 7. Child in Time