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The best album by Deep Purple is Machine Head which is ranked number 229 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 12,041.

Deep Purple is ranked number 121 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 29,376.

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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:564 charts
Rank in 1972:7Rank Score:12,016
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  82/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 1970:18Rank Score:6,150
Rank in 1970s106Overall Rank:431
Average Rating:  81/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Made In JapanUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1972Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1972:18Rank Score:3,612
Rank in 1970s166Overall Rank:698
Average Rating:  81/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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BurnUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1974Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1974:23Rank Score:2,242
Rank in 1970s242Overall Rank:1,093
Average Rating:  78/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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FireballUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1971Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 1971:53Rank Score:884
Rank in 1970s467Overall Rank:2,352
Average Rating:  77/100 (196 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Perfect StrangersUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1984Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1984:43Rank Score:867
Rank in 1980s374Overall Rank:2,385
Average Rating:  74/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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StormbringerUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1974Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1974:58Rank Score:568
Rank in 1970s622Overall Rank:3,295
Average Rating:  72/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Deep PurpleUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1969Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 1969:81Rank Score:456
Rank in 1960s291Overall Rank:3,924
Average Rating:  72/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Come Taste The BandUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1975Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1975:78Rank Score:433
Rank in 1970s756Overall Rank:4,099
Average Rating:  72/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Who Do We Think We AreUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1973Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1973:89Rank Score:401
Rank in 1970s786Overall Rank:4,344
Average Rating:  72/100 (101 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 121

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Deep Purple best tracks

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1.Child In Time
(from the album Deep Purple In Rock)
 91/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Child In Time
(from the album Made In Japan)
 89/100 (74 votes)
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3.Highway Star
(from the album Machine Head)
 89/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.Highway Star
(from the album Made In Japan)
 88/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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5.Smoke On The Water
(from the album Made In Japan)
 88/100 (86 votes)
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6.Smoke On The Water
(from the album Machine Head)
 88/100 (247 votes)
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7.Burn
(from the album Burn)
 88/100 (108 votes)
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8.Strange Kind Of Woman
(from the album Made In Japan)
 86/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Lazy
(from the album Machine Head)
 86/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.Space Truckin'
(from the album Machine Head)
 86/100 (168 votes)
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11.Lazy
(from the album Made In Japan)
 86/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Perfect Strangers
(from the album Perfect Strangers)
 86/100 (55 votes)
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13.Hush
(from the album Shades Of Deep Purple)
 85/100 (47 votes)
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14.Soldier Of Fortune
(from the album Stormbringer)
 85/100 (30 votes)
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15.Speed King
(from the album Deep Purple In Rock)
 85/100 (109 votes)
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16.Pictures Of Home
(from the album Machine Head)
 84/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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17.Fireball
(from the album Fireball)
 84/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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18.Knocking At Your Back Door
(from the album Perfect Strangers)
 84/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Mistreated
(from the album Burn)
 84/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Burn
(from the album Made In Europe)
 83/100 (13 votes)
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Deep Purple ratings

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80/100 (from 129 votes)
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From tmbarnes8 02/07/2018 23:54
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From PaperVinnie 11/21/2017 15:17
I love Deep Purple. They helped create hard rock, that alone makes them one of the greatest of all time.
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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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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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