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4.23 | 77 ratings | 2 reviews | 74% 5 stars

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Live, released in 1993

Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc 1
1. Highway Star 07:37
2. Child in Time 11:51
3. The Mule (drum solo) 09:35
4. Strange Kind of Woman 08:51
5. Lazy 10:26
6. Space Truckin' 21:35
7. Black Night (encore) 06:25

Disc 2
1. Highway Star 07:07
2. Smoke on the Water 07:25
3. Child in Time 12:30
4. The Mule (drum solo) 10:22
5. Strange Kind of Woman 10:35
6. Lazy 10:21
7. Space Truckin' 20:13

Disc 3
1. Highway Star 07:14
2. Smoke on the Water 07:06
3. Child in Time 11:32
4. Strange Kind of Woman 11:26
5. Lazy 11:16
6. Space Truckin' 19:19
7. Speed King (encore) 07:55

Total Time 03:50:41

Line-up / Musicians

- Ritchie Blackmore / guitars
- Ian Paice / drums
- Roger Glover / bass
- Ian Gillan / vocals
- Jon Lord / keyboards

Releases information

Recorded live during 15-17 August 1972 in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. Original
recording engineered by Martin Birch. Mixed at Abbey Road in London by Darron
Godwin; assisted by Simon Robinson during July 1993. Tapes edited, cleaned and
mastered at Abbey Road in London by Peter Mew during September 1993.
Album co-ordinated by Tim Chacksfield and compiled/researched by Simon
This 3CD set contains almost three full concerts; the same three gigs that
supplied the contents to the classic Made in Japan 1972. Two of the tracks
included there

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DEEP PURPLE Live In Japan ratings distribution

(77 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(74%)
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(18%)
Good, but non-essential (6%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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1 stars This remixed recording has so much potential, and yet falls so miserably. The good: you get to hear the shows mostly in the order that they were performed (a few songs were cut in order to keep the length to 3 CDs), including the onstage banter - mostly Ian Gillan offering explanations of the so ... (read more)

Report this review (#1933951) | Posted by hieronymous | Friday, May 25, 2018 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Wow ! This is a 3 CD set which contains all three gigs in Japan in August 1972. From these three gigs, the best of the best was made into the best ever live album; Made In Japan. The set lists is more or less the same as Made In Japan, with the inclusion of Black Night as an encore on the fi ... (read more)

Report this review (#299166) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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