Scandinavian Nights: Live in Stockholm 1970

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All Music Guide - Stephen Raiteri
This early live set by Purple Mark II, complete on two discs, was recorded in Stockholm, Sweden in 1970, and it showcases the band at its most extended. The jams on "Wring That Neck" and "Mandrake Root" clock in at around half an hour apiece. An instrumental version of the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" leads into the requisite drum solo, and also included is the longest-ever recording of "Child in Time." Some of this especially "Mandrake Root" can be trying to the patience of someone who wasn't there. But this was the era when hundreds of bands were stretching out every night, and Purple, with the skills and imaginations of Jon Lord and Ritchie Blackmore to call on, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Raiteri
This early live set by Purple Mark II, complete on two discs, was recorded in Stockholm, Sweden in 1970, and it showcases the band at its most extended. The jams on "Wring That Neck" and "Mandrake Root" clock in at around half an hour apiece. An instrumental version of the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" leads into the requisite drum solo, and also included is the longest-ever recording of "Child in Time." Some of this especially "Mandrake Root" can be trying to the patience of someone who wasn't there. But this was the era when hundreds of bands were stretching out every night, and Purple, with the skills and imaginations of Jon Lord and Ritchie Blackmore to call on, did it better than many, at its climaxes reaching a fiery intensity matched by few others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/1998
  • Label: Connoisseur Coll.
  • EAN: 5015773012728
  • Catalog Number: 127
  • Sales rank: 251,413

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hard Road (Wring That Neck) (34:22)
  2. 2 Speed King (10:45)
  3. 3 Into the Fire (4:47)
  4. 4 Paint It Black (9:49)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Mandrake Root (28:40)
  2. 2 Child in Time (20:28)
  3. 3 Black Night (7:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Deep Purple Primary Artist
Ritchie Blackmore Guitar
Roger Glover Bass Guitar
Jon Lord Organ, Keyboards
Ian Paice Drums
Technical Credits
Ian Gillan Composer
Ritchie Blackmore Composer
Roger Glover Composer
Jon Lord Composer
Rod Evans Composer
Ian Paice Composer
Simon Robinson Sleeve Notes
Nick Simper Composer
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