GLENN HUGHES Still Hoping To Perform With DEEP PURPLE At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
March 7, 2016, 6 years ago
Although statements have been made to the contrary, former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes still hopes to be able to perform when the group is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 8th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY reports Gary Graff of Billboard.
"All I know is I'm getting the award," Glenn Hughes, who played with the band for three studio albums between 1973-76, tells Billboard. "There's a lot of gossip and innuendo about who's saying what. I'd love to play. I'd love to sing. And so would David," referring to David Coverdale, who was part of Deep Purple's Mk. 3 (third iteration) and Mk. 4 (fourth iteration) lineups with Hughes.
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Deep Purple have been eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for more than 20 years now. The complete list of current and former members who are being inducted includes: Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Rod Evans, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice and the late Jon Lord.