Episode #194 - Gillan - Magic

The Deep Purple Podcast

Jan 2 2023 • 1 hr 59 mins

The Deep Purple Podcast

Show Notes

Episode #194

Gillan - Magic

January 2, 2023

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Lead up to the Album:

Core Band:

Bass – John McCoy

Drums – Mick Underwood

Guitar – Janick Gers

Keyboards – Colin Towns

Vocals - Ian Gillan

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Management – Phil Banfield

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Engineer [Assistant] – Bob Broglia

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Album Tracks:

Side One:

What’s the Matter (Gillan, McCoy, Gers)

Bluesy Blue Sea (Gillan, Gers)

Caught in a Trap (Gillan, Towns)

Long Gone (Gillan, Towns)

Driving Me Wild (Gillan, Towns)

Side Two:

Demon Driver (Gillan, Towns)

Living a Lie (Gillan, Towns)

You’re So Right (Gillan, McCoy)

Living for the City (Wonder)

Released as a single before the album in reaching #55 in September, the month the album was released.

Demon Drive (reprise)  (Gillan, Towns)

Alan Thicke

Nell Carter

Meredith Baxter Birney

Bronson Pinchot

Judith Light

Conrad Bain

Richard Guillaum

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Child in Time by Ian Gillan



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