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Deep Purple

Highway Star

Hard Rock
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  • Hard Rock
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  • 1970

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. Along with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, they are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although some band members believe that their music cannot be categorised as belonging to any one genre. The band incorporated classical music, blues-rock, pop and progressive rock elements. They were once listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as “the loudest pop group”, and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Deep Purple were ranked #22 on VH1’s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock programme. The band has gone through many line-up changes and an eight-year hiatus (1976–84). The 1968–76 line-ups are commonly labelled Mark I, II, III and IV. Their second and most commercially... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I'm a highway star ... Alright hold on tight ... I love it and I need it

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Most votes come from Greece, United States, Brazil, Turkey, Portugal, Germany, Ireland, Canada, Czech Republic, and Colombia.


More songs by Deep Purple (See Charts): You Can'T Do It Right, Call Of The Wild, Maybe I’m A Leo, Demon’s Eye, Sail Away, No One Came, Wasted Sunsets, Son Of Alerik, Might Just Take Your Life, and Mitzi Dupree.

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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