Deep Purple: 'Live In California 74' audio release announced

on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 19:12
Deep Purple in 1974

Deep Purple's "Live In California 74" will be released on CD and Digital Audio on April 1.

Previously issued on DVD in 2006, the project features the band's appearance at California Jam, a festival co-headlined by Deep Purple and Emerson, Lake & Palmer that was held at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California on April 6, 1974.

Taking place at the end of the band's 28-date tour promoting "Burn", the CD showcases the group performing before 200,000 people.

The Deep Purple lineup of Ritchie Blackmore (guitar), David Coverdale (vocals), Glenn Hughes (bass), Jon Lord (keyboards) and Ian Paice (drums) rocked through a set of songs from "Burn", as well as classics like "Space Truckin'" and "Smoke On The Water".

Deep Purple just wrapped up a month-long series of European shows in support of their latest album, "NOW What?!" The group returns to live action in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg on April 1.

"Live In California 74" tracklist:

01. Burn
02. Might Just Take Your Life
03. Lay Down, Stay Down
04. Mistreated
05. Smoke On The Water
06. You Fool No One
07. Space Truckin'

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