My First Rock Show

Back in 1973, Deep Purple was on the road promoting the "BURN" album and had made some personel changes, namely: Ian Gillan was replaced by David Coverdale and founder, Roger Glover was replaced by soprano and basist, Glenn Hughes. I had heard the Machine Head album the year before and was wild about this band. A lot of the older kids in my neighborhood said: It's not even Deep Purple (because Roger & Ian were out) but I'm glad I went! I was only 11 in 1973 and had to do a good job convincing my folks to let me go to the show with my best friend. After a lot of begging and a confirmation from an adult who the folks trusted to keep en eye on us, permission was granted.
At that age, I didn't use any mind altering substances but the concert alone was enough to blow a young impressionable mind, believe me! Savoy Brown warmed up and I think I might of copped a contact buzz from all the smoke. Deep Purple was amazing and loud as fuck! My ears rang for a week after that show! My eyes were opened that night and my life transformed. I've been persuing musical endeavors ever since.

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Other local bands you should checkout-
Superfrog, Dusty Gray Band,Boogie On Alice, The Ghost Dinner Band
The Van Burens
, The 123's, Juliana Cable, Kitchen, The Ron Noyes Band, Diamond Joe, Lucas Gallo, Crunchy Western Boys, BRASBE, Charlie Chamberlain, Run Gazelle Run, Down To The Well, Tyler Road, Ways To Fall, Gorilla Finger Dub Band, Yankee Cockfight

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