Deep Purple Plan New Live Album

Deep Purple has a new live album in the works called "Space Truckin' Round the World Live 68-76".

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Deep Purple has a new live album in the works called "Space Truckin' Round the World Live 68-76". According to Classic Rock magazine, the two-disc set due out next month will feature rare live recordings from various concerts all over the world, including gigs in Tokyo, Paris and San Diego. The compilation, which features multiple band line-ups, will also feature a detailed history of the group, individual concert details and photos. It's being released as part of the 10th anniversary of Purple Records the label that handles the band's music.

The track listing is as follows:

CD 1:

01. "Hush" (Inglewood 1968) 02. "River Deep Mountain High" (Inglewood 1968) 03. "Hey Joe" (Inglewood 1968) 04. "Wring That Neck" (Aachen 1970) 05. "Into The Fire" (Stockholm 1970) 06. "Mandrake Root" (Montreux 1969)

CD 2:

01. "Child In Time" (Granada TV 1970) 02. "Lazy" (Denmark 1972) 03. "Strange Kind Of Woman" (Denmark 1972) 04. "Burn" (San Diego 1974) 05. "Mistreated" (San Diego 1974) 06. "The Gypsy" (Paris 1975) 07. "Lady Double Dealer" (Paris 1975) 08. "Wild Dogs" (Tokyo 1975) 09. "Love Child" (Tokyo 1975)

Deep Purple will be Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, October 9 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at

Deep Purple's 18th studio album, "Rapture Of The Deep", was released in November 2005. It is the fourth studio CD from Deep Purple since guitarist Steve Morse joined the band in 1994. It was also the second album to feature veteran keyboardist Don Airey.

"Rapture Of The Deep" was produced by Mike Bradford, who also worked on the band's previous release, 2003's "Bananas".

Deep Purple has dates lined up in November in the U.K.

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    Wring that neck will have amazing guitar work, all the other live versions do!
    This is going to be amazing. I love Deep Purple, they definitely don't get enough recognition.
    Marius Vingis
    I don't think ,that this live album will be enouht crazy like other live album!Although there is a few good songs in this album....
    not_dead_enough wrote: I'm just gonna say what everyone else is thinking... Where's Smoke On The Water???
    Live versions are on every Deep Purple hits compilation.