If only this LP had been on Vertigo Swirl…! Still, a nice collectable copy on Mooncrest is still in the £20 region these days. Click the sleeve to see all the details, including the hard to find original company inner sleeve:
GULP1019 is missing from every online discography I could find for Gull Records…and it’s probably not hard to see why! I’ve tracked down a copy of “Charlie Smithers Is A Very Funny Man”. Click the sleeve below to find out all the details… (and the other updates for Turning Point, Isotope and Arthur Brown are featured below too).
Tim Hart and Maddy Prior’s “Summer Solstice” on B&C Records has been updated. Click here to see all the details.
CAS 1040 has proved to be hard to track down but has finally been added to the collection. Click the sleeve below to see all the details. Click here to view the full Charisma Pink Scroll discography.
Deep Purple’s label released just over 30 LPs in its 7 years of activity, the majority (unsurprisingly) either Deep Purple albums or solo albums by band members. It’s highly likely that Ritchie Blackmore’s ‘solo’ album would have been released on this, effectively his own label, but he insisted that his new project have nothing to do with Deep Purple and his management team created Oyster and distributed “Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow” through Polydor instead.
A few other minor LPs were released on Purple, and this is I believe the correct release order of all albums (sadly I’m missing just one LP, Maldoon’s second album, but this will be added as soon as a copy is acquired). If you’re wondering what happened to TPS 3511 and TPS 3512 (in between ‘Powerhouse’ and ‘Northwinds’ chronologically) those catalogue numbers were previously allocated to each of the 2 discs that made up the ‘Made In Japan’ set in 1972. Otherwise, here they all are, in order: