DEEP PURPLE - Official "Smoke On The Water" Film Clip From 1971
May 14, 2014, 5 years ago
In their ongoing trip into the archives, Deep Purple's official YouTube channel has uploaded the official film clip of the iconic song "Smoke On The Water". Recorded in December 1971, incredibly the song only became in a hit on Billboard when the live version from Made In Japan rocketed into the charts. For a significant period, both the studio and live versions were in the US Top 10. This version is from the classic album Machine Head featuring singer Ian Gillan, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, keyboardist Jon Lord, bassist Roger Glover and drummer Ian Paice.