DEEP PURPLE: Made in Long Beach
Live show from 1971 to be released in March.
Deep Purple will unearth a show from 1971. Long Beach 1971, a widely bootlegged show from July 30th, 1971, will be released by the German label Edel in March. It was recorded for the University of Southern California’s radio station KUSC and its Airbag Live show, and among the songs they dd were “Speed King,” “Strange Kind of Woman,” “Child in Time” and “Mandrake Root.” Purple was one of three bands on the bill, sandwiched between the openers Southern Comfort and The Faces, who were the headliners.