Deep Purple Discography
Deep Purple. Machine Head


Mk 2. Recorded Grand Hotel Montreux Dec 1971 / Rolling Stones Mobile. Charts: UK 1/ US 7.

1. Highway Star / Maybe I'm A Leo / Pictures Of Home / Never Before. 2. Smoke On The Water / Lazy / Space Truckin'
CD BONUS TRACKS (all remixed unless noted) When A Blind Man Cries (remastered b-side) / Highway Star / Maybe I'm A Leo / Pictures Of Home / Never Before / Smoke On The Water /
Lazy / Space Truckin' / When A Blind Man Cries /
Maybe I'm A Leo (quad) / Lazy (quad)


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Deep Purple. Machine Head Picture Disc

VINYL EDITIONS

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GREAT BRITAIN V1: Purple TPSA 7504 : May 1972. See photo. Gatefold w. lyric sheet.

GREAT BRITAIN V2: Purple Q4 TPSA 7504 : June 1972. Quadraphonic mix, different guitar solos on Maybe I'm A Leo & Lazy.

GREAT BRITAIN V3: EMI EJ 26 03450 : February 1985. See photo. Picture disc with free poster.

GREAT BRITAIN V4: EMI FAME : November 1986.

GREAT BRITAIN V5 : EMI DEEPP3 : September 1997 2LP 25th Anniversary edition. Gatefold sleeve. Double LP with all tracks from the CD except remastered When A Blind Man Cries.


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AMERICA V1 : Warner Brothers BS 2607 : 1972

AMERICA V2 : Warner Brothers BS4 2607 : 1972 DS Quadrophonic mix. See GB

JAPAN V1 : Warner Brothers P 8224W : 1972

All other vinyl editions substantially the same as Great Britain except:

GERMANY (Purple Hor Zu SHZE 344 : 1972), which has no black border (see photo). Round the edge is the wooden board against which the silver sheet was photgraphed. Two different Hor Zu logos exist, a Club Sonderauflage version, and Quad S4.The borderless image was used in Italy, South Africa and France (see below).

In FRANCE (Purple DC 12 : 1978)
the LP was pressed in purple vinyl for a limited edition + 'disque en couleur' sticker (see photo).

 

In SPAIN (Purple 1J 064 93261 : 1972)
the back and front cover photos were transposed so the bass guitar is on the front, and a dotted pattern was also added. (see photo)


Deep Purple. Machine Head UK Remaster

Deep Purple. Machine Head UK Remaster

 


RECOMMENDED COMPACT DISC EDITION

GREAT BRITAIN : EMI EMI DEEPP3 September 8th 1997
2CD 25th Anniversary Edition. Thin card slipcase with band picture (see photo) (early copies also had hard outer slipcase marking EMI's 100th Anniversary - see photo). CD1 : album remixed inc. When A Blind Man Cries. CD2 : album remastered inc When A Blind Man Cries, plus two quad mixes.

SACD EDITION

GREAT BRITAIN : EMI 7243-538601-2 : May 2003 : Hybrid Multichannel SACD 1 PCM / DSD

Stereo layer : Highway Star / Maybe I'm A Leo / Pictures Of Home / Never Before / Smoke On The Water / Lazy / Space Truckin'.
2 DSD multi channel layer : Highway Star / Maybe I'm A Leo / Pictures Of Home / Never Before / Smoke On The Water / Lazy / Space Truckin' / Maybe I'm A Leo / Lazy / When A Blind Man Cries.

Original album in stereo plus album mixed for 4.1 sound from the original quadraphonic tapes done in 1972, plus two tracks (and the b-side) specially remixed.


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SPECIAL CD EDITIONS

GREAT BRITAIN : EMI MACHPRO 25 : August 1997
2CD Promotional limited edition in facsimile of original gatefold sleeve. Limited to around 1,500 copies. Music as for DEEPP3

DEEPP3 JAPAN : Warner Pioneer WPCR 1566 : April 1998
Limited edition in facsimile of original gatefold sleeve (see photo). Music as for normal CD.

AMERICA : Warner Bros 3100.2 : 198- CD packaged in 12" tall card box.

photo opposite: 1972 Machine Head advert, USA

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