In 1981, the four-track 'Jealous Lover' release qualified for Billboard's LP countdown.
Hit singles were less of a consideration for Ritchie Blackmore's band, but the song became the rock radio flagship for their seventh album 'Bent Out Of Shape.'
In November 1984, the Mk II Deep Purple line-up of Blackmore-Gillan-Glover-Lord-Paice reconvened in style for the album 'Perfect Strangers.'
The rock favorites hit the UK top ten with their version of the Russ Ballard song.
The band's seventh studio album was fueled by the big US rock radio hit ‘Street Of Dreams.'
The band's eighth studio album hit the US Top 40 and went gold in the UK.
Two musical worlds came together in Purple's epic 1969 live recording.
With a colourful sleeve and a confident rock sound, the debut album by Ritchie Blackmore's new band made its mark.
The fourth studio set for Ritchie Blackmore’s band featured new lead singer Graham Bonnet replacing Ronnie James Dio.
Birch worked on highly successful albums in the catalogs of such notables as Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Iron Maiden and Black Sabbath.
Containing the belting ‘Since You Been Gone’, Rainbow’s ‘Down To Earth’ album was a muscular, radio-friendly classic from the Ritchie Blackmore-led band.
‘The Last In Line’ remains one of the great metal albums of the 80s, proving that Dio were capable of muscle, flash, and a subtler, more reflective side.
The hard rock band founded by Ritchie Blackmore in 1975 released eight albums and still tour in the present day.
Extensive line-up changes couldn't stand in the way of a fast-emerging rock force.
With the 'Jailbreak' album already climbing the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Lizzy's ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ single entered the Hot 100 on 15 May 1976.