Ritchie Blackmore Explains The Origin of Some Of Deep Purple’s Greatest Songs

Is Anything Original?

In this fascinating interview with guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, he briefly explains and demonstrates how he came up with the riffs to some of Deep Purple’s greatest songs, including Mandrake Root, Black Night, Speed King, Smoke On The Water, Lazy and Highway Star.

Inspiration can come from anywhere. From Mozart to Jimi Hendrix.

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