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Deep Purple


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“Burn” is a hard rock song by British rock band Deep Purple. It was released on the album of the same name in 1974, and was the first song by the Mark III lineup. The song remained the band’s concert opener for the next two years, taking over from “Highway Star”. It opened Deep Purple’s set on the California Jam two months after its release, on April 6 1974. After the Deep Purple 1984 reunion, the song was no longer played, as Ian Gillan, who David Coverdale replaced, was vocalist once more, and would not sing songs from after he left the band. The band did perform it live from 1989 to 1992, though, because during those years, Gillan was fired from the band once more, and Joe Lynn Turner, who had not previously been in the band replaced him. However, Gillan returned to the... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ You know we had no time ... When it came no one was spared ... The sky is red, I don't understand

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Popular in Hard Rock (See Charts): Sweet Child O' Mine, We Are The Champions, You Shook Me All Night Long, Whole Lotta Love, Won'T Get Fooled Again, Walk This Way, Eye Of The Tiger, Back In Black, You Really Got Me, and Highway To Hell.


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