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Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore performing in Norway in 1977

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Deep Purple: An Unpublished Interview with Ritchie Blackmore

Interview by Jim Esposito, unpublished, June 1973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 ...

Blackmore: I Was Getting Lazy

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 28 June 1975

RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S DEPARTURE from Deep Purple comes as no surprise to followers of Deep Purple who have watched their activities closely over the years. For ...

Ritchie Blackmore: Wailing over the Purple Rainbow

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, 1978

WHILE RITCHIE Blackmore’s Baroque-tinged shred solos make him the in-vitro father of today’s progressive- and classical-metal movement (just ask Yngwie), his foot-stomping power chords in ...

Ritchie Blackmore: I Want To Tell You What I've Been Doing

Interview by Jon Young, Trouser Press, July 1978

AS DAVE SCHULPS and I rolled along in the darkness to our impending interview, we were filled with apprehension. After all, Ritchie Blackmore has never ...

Blackmore's Night: An interview with Ritchie Blackmore

Interview by Steven Rosen, unpublished, March 1995

Ritchie Blackmore, the penultimate electric guitar player, perhaps the main proponent of the Marshall/Stratocaster combo, has traded in his stacks for a tambourine and an ...

Ritchie Blackmore: Renaissance Rebirth

Interview by Joel McIver, Acoustic, December 2004

FEW MUSICIANS possess an aura of mystery as impenetrable as that of legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, whose distinguished career has seen him compose some of ...

Richie Blackmore: Blackmore's Nightmare

Retrospective by Pete Makowski, Classic Rock, March 2006

"I'm at that stage where I will play anything I want to. I will not be dictated to by fans or people who say: 'You ...

see also Blackmore's Night

see also Deep Purple

see also Rainbow

see also Outlaws, The (UK)


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