Deep Purple release ‘Shades of Deep Purple,’ their debut album featuring ‘Hush’ (1968)

‘Shades of Deep Purple’ is their debut studio album released in July 1968 on Tetragrammaton.

Track Listing : 1.And The Address (Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord) – 04:38 . 2.Hush (Joe South) – 04:24 . 3.One More Rainy Day (Jon Lord, Rod Evans) – 03:40 . 4.Prelude: Happiness/I’M So Glad (Ritchie Blackmore, Rod Evans, Jon Lord, Ian Paice, Nick Simper/Skip James) – 07:19 . 5.Mandrake Root (Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Rod Evans) – 06:09 . 6.Help! (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 06:01 . 7.Love Help Me (Ritchie Blackmore, Rod Evans) – 03:49 . 8.Hey Joe (Billy Roberts) – 07:33

Musicians : Deep Purple – Band . Rod Evans – Lead Vocals . Ritchie Blackmore – Guitar . Jon Lord – Organ, Backing Vocals . Nick Simper – Bass, Backing Vocals . Ian Paice – Drums

Production : Produced By Derek Lawrence . Derek Lawrence – Mixing . Barry Ainsworth – Engineer

Package : Les Weisbrich – Design

Recorded 11–13 May 1968 At Pye Studios, London.

Released In July 1968 By Tetragrammaton / Parlophone .

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‘Shades of Deep Purple’

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