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#1
Falcon

that favourite guitarists thread had me thinking and listening to some music i havent heard in ages. while some have grown cheesy over time, deep purple still sound brilliant! they had an amazing sound.


i never owned all of their albums but i remember in the 80s i wore out this (tape Oops) 3x.

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#2
Chin
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#3
you contemplating a listen or formulating a value judgment?
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#4
when I read deep purple at first I thought Neutral

but then I realised I was thinking about fleetwood mac

then when I actually thought about deep purple I was all Neutral
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#5
Hahaha on so many levels mate
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Fada Wrote:when I read deep purple at first I thought Neutral

but then I realised I was thinking about fleetwood mac

then when I actually thought about deep purple I was all Neutral

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#8
MetaLX Wrote:you contemplating a listen or formulating a value judgment?

both – I never really took much notice of Deep Purple

though obviously I've heard those youtube tracks plenty of times before Smile
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#10
If you don't love this, you don't love DP

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#11
Or Highway Star
Space Truckin
Burn
Stormbringer or
Demon's Eye
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#12
Or Speed King
or Fireball for that matter
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#13
(1st February 2017, 11:52)MetaLX Wrote: If you don't love this, you don't love DP


Yes

I own Machine Head and In Rock LP-s.
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#14

Sure, cheesy, but DP have their moments. Always loved the hammond arpeggio solo @ 2:14 Falcon
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#15
By that definition, is all hard rock (of that era) cheesy?
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#16
This forum has seen way more unworthy bands being hyped (*cough Radiohead *cough) than Deep Purple.
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#17
I wouldn't say all hard rock of that era is cheesy, but high-pitched screaming voices and lots of testosterone-driven guitars somehow kind of make me cringe.

What's to not like about Radiohead? (nah, wait - don't answer - I'm glad it's all personal likes and dislikes Xyxthumbs)
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#18
I must be made of purple cheese Icon_razz
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#19
(2nd February 2017, 15:13)cycom Wrote: What's to not like about Radiohead?

Thom Yorke Icon_razz
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#20
I quite like Thom Yorke. Icon_razz
But I did despise Radiohead at some point, because EVERYBODY was loving it and playing it and talking about it. Like the lyrics in Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip song say: "Radiohead - just a band".
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#21
(2nd February 2017, 17:48)MetaLX Wrote: I must be made of purple cheese Icon_razz

Kisskiss
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#22
I happily admit I like quite some late 60s/early 70s Hard Rock like Cream, Black Sabbath or Deep Purple
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#23
Me, too Smile

Although I find the term "Hard rock" misleading. For me that's an 80ies thing and Deep Purple kind of were the forerunners of Iron Maiden or Poison. Hence a bit cheesy imo.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_rock (all pretty blurry, though)
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#24
Me too. Songs like Child In Time or King Crimson's "Epitaph" (version with "March for No Reason/Tomorrow and Tomorrow") are pure masterpieces imo.
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