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The best album by Deep Purple is Machine Head which is ranked number 237 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 9,487.

Deep Purple is ranked number 126 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 23,207.

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Deep Purple official website: http://www.deep-purple.com

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Deep Purple best albums

The following albums by Deep Purple are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Machine HeadUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1972Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 1972:7Rank Score:9,487
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  82/100 (596 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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2.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,851
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  80/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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3.

Made In JapanUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1972Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1972:14Rank Score:3,335
Rank in 1970s151Overall Rank:619
Average Rating:  80/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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4.

BurnUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1974Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1974:26Rank Score:1,589
Rank in 1970s270Overall Rank:1,206
Average Rating:  77/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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5.

FireballUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1971Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1971:47Rank Score:796
Rank in 1970s434Overall Rank:2,126
Average Rating:  77/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

Perfect StrangersUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1984Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1984:46Rank Score:712
Rank in 1980s369Overall Rank:2,324
Average Rating:  74/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Who Do We Think We AreUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1973Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1973:75Rank Score:425
Rank in 1970s665Overall Rank:3,471
Average Rating:  71/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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StormbringerUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1974Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1974:62Rank Score:413
Rank in 1970s682Overall Rank:3,559
Average Rating:  70/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Deep PurpleUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1969Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1969:86Rank Score:294
Rank in 1960s329Overall Rank:4,638
Average Rating:  73/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Shades Of Deep PurpleUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1968Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1968:83Rank Score:193
Rank in 1960s439Overall Rank:6,426
Average Rating:  73/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 126

This may not be a complete discography for Deep Purple. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Deep Purple best tracks

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1.Child In Time
(from the album Deep Purple In Rock)
 90/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Child In Time
(from the album Made In Japan)
 89/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Highway Star
(from the album Machine Head)
 88/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Smoke On The Water
(from the album Machine Head)
 88/100 (184 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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5.Smoke On The Water
(from the album Made In Japan)
 87/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Burn
(from the album Burn)
 87/100 (77 votes)
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7.Highway Star
(from the album Made In Japan)
 87/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Lazy
(from the album Made In Japan)
 86/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Strange Kind Of Woman
(from the album Made In Japan)
 86/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.Perfect Strangers
(from the album Perfect Strangers)
 86/100 (44 votes)
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11.Burn
(from the album Deepest Purple)
 85/100 (16 votes)
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12.Smoke On The Water
(from the album Deepest Purple)
 85/100 (21 votes)
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13.Space Truckin'
(from the album Machine Head)
 85/100 (124 votes)
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14.Lazy
(from the album Machine Head)
 85/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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15.Hush
(from the album Shades Of Deep Purple)
 84/100 (33 votes)
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16.Child In Time
(from the album Deepest Purple)
 83/100 (19 votes)
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17.Speed King
(from the album Deep Purple In Rock)
 83/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Fireball
(from the album Fireball)
 83/100 (44 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Knocking At Your Back Door
(from the album Perfect Strangers)
 83/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Speed King
(from the album Deepest Purple)
 83/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Deep Purple ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 106 votes)
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90/100
One of the pioneers of heavy metal. Their 1970's output is essential heavy metal and hard rock listening. Amazing musicianship too.
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From DanielNunes93 04/17/2014 22:39
Amazing band, Mark II and Mark III are some of the best lineups in history of rock music
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From Willie24 11/09/2013 18:11
The first incarnation of Deep Purple formed in 1968 and featured Rod Evans on vocals and Nick Simper on bass and rapidly achieved success particularly in the US. In 1969 Evans and Simper left to be replaced by Gillan and Glover respectively. This Mark II line up is regarded as the ‘Classic’ Deep Purple.

Deep Purple became one of the leading bands of the heavy rock era along with Led Zepplin and Black Sabbath. They were not as blues influenced as the former and were not as heavy as the latter. Instead Deep Purple played ‘speed’ rock, often with superb interplay between Blackmore’s guitar and Lord’s keyboard’s. Soaring above the music was Gillian’s clear and powerful voice which is one of rock’s greatest, and has become the prototype for all heavy metal vocalists.

After four years, four studio albums and a classic live album Glover and Gillan decide to leave in 1973.The arrival of David Coverdale and Glen Hughes would create the Mark III version of Deep Purple but this would be the last period of stability before of an endless stream of personnel changes. It was however in the early seventies that they were at their peak producing some of the greatest rock music ever recorded.
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From robbyus1111 06/09/2013 12:44
Legendary Group... One of the best group ever from 1968 to 1976! They did loose their power after, but the first albums contain probably the most sought musics I've ever heard. Wring That Neck, Bird has Flown, I'm So Glad, then Black Night, Child in Time, Bloodsucker, Living Wreck, Never Before, Lazy, Burn and so many more! The classical influences of John Lord (RIP) and the crazyness of Ritchie Blackmoore and Ian Paice made probably one of the best group ever!
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From SamuelPear 04/24/2013 16:12
I don't dig Deep Purple, good songs/riff but I don't like Gillian voice at all ... and Blackmore guitar style is ... well it's not my style. The organ solos are boring.
I respect this band 'cause of the "legacy" and everything but I can't listen a whole DP album.
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65/100
From junodog4 01/17/2013 19:45
Meh... Not my cup of tea. I find that bands like Deep Purple may have great technique and fantastic bombast, but they get tired really quickly, and have comical lyrics.
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From Jasonconfused 11/16/2012 23:16
One of the best hard rock/ early metal bands. I even consider them a jam band. And if you don't believe me, just listen to Made in Japan. Ian Gillan is my favorite singer of all time, but the stuff with Coverdale and Hughes is incredible as well. Deep Purple is not Deep Purple without Ritchie Blackmore though...
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From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 18:26
One of the granddaddies of Heavy Metal, Deep Purple has brought us some masterpieces over the years. The band has been through more line-up changes than Lady Ga-Ga goes through costume changes, but they've always put out quality rock. MACHINE HEAD is wonderful, yes. However, for a real sonic treat, put on BURN. The title track is definitely one of the top vocal performances of all time. Glenn Hughes AND David Coverdale...together...how can you NOT be blown away by that?
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From RFNAPLES 11/02/2009 05:11
Best album: Machine Head
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