News from the ever amazing world of rock and roll. Deep Purple is still out there, touring. The group, which is perhaps most famous for Smoke on the Water ( Which I recall listening to when I was living in England, which was sometime around the time of The Battle of Agincourt ), will be appearing at the Hampton Beach ( NH ) Casino this summer.
Deep Purple has a song on its latest CD called " Forget About Tomorrow. " Maybe it should have been called " Forget About Yesterday. " Isn't it time to hang up the guitars, guys?
Deep Purple? Pretty soon they're gonna have to change their name to Dee-Pends Purple.
There was this folk rock group back in western Massachusetts. They were popular right after I got out of the service. One of the members of the group was a guy I went to high school with. The name of the group?
If they're still around, they're probably calling themselves Assisted Living now.
" Long live rock and roll! " never had more meaning than it does these days.