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Deep Purple: An Unpublished Interview with Ritchie Blackmore

Jim Esposito, unpublished, June 1973

2012 NOTE: This Q&A hails from circa June 1973, for an interview published in Creem in September that year. It broke the story about the Deep Purple shake-up that dumped Ian Gillan and Roger Glover and brought in Glenn Hughes and David Coverdale.

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