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There's scarcely a dull track: Deep Purple's Whoosh! reviewed

15 August 2020

9:00 AM

15 August 2020

9:00 AM

Grade: B+

Less deep purple than a pleasant mauve. Ageing headbangers will note a lack of the freneticism that distinguished Fireball and ‘Highway Star’. But by the same token they may be relieved that there are no six-minute drum solos, songs about the devil, or Jon Lord demonstrating that he can hammer the organ fairly quickly for an unimaginably long time.

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