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  1. Ritchie Blackmore Says Glenn Hughes Nearly Joined Rainbow in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Ritchie Blackmore  said he invited  Glenn Hughes to join the 2016 incarnation of Rainbow , and that it came to within a day of actually happening. Hughes, a former Deep Purple colleague of Blackmore's, eventually decided not to take part after realizing a misunderstanding had taken place.

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  2. Ritchie Blackmore Talks New Incarnation of Rainbow, Skipping Deep Purple's Rock Hall InductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Billboard

    Just when the rock world wrote him off as a Renaissance musician, Ritchie Blackmore has had a rock n' roll renaissance. Sort of.

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  3. Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Memories in Rock II Available On 2CD ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In 2016, guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore made his much-anticipated return to rock music, with a new line-up of his landmark band Rainbow. They delivered three powerhouse concerts in the UK in 2017, which are now captured on Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow: Memories In Rock II - to be released on April 6 as a 2CD+DVD set, vinyl, and digital formats via Minstrel Hall Music.

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  4. Watch Ritchie Blackmore teach Hugh Hefner how to fingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    Check out ALL of the Long Island ladies that have been a part of previous Roger & JP's Hottest Contests. Question to DP fans "What song is the band playing in the clip while Hef make his way to the band?" When I was a young lad growing up I treasured my tiny transistor radio.

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  5. Ritchie Blackmore reissuing album of a oeWinter CarolsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    The former Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist is reissuing Winter Carols , an album of holiday music from Blackmore's Night , his long-running project with singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night . Released in celebration of Blackmore's Night's 2oth anniversary, the reissue will be available on digital formats this Friday and on CD October 13. It includes brand-new recordings of "Deck The Halls," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and "Oh Christmas Tree," with special arrangements by Blackmore.

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  6. Ian Gillan Explains Why Deep Purple Reunion With Ritchie Blackmore Won't HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan has revealed his reasons for refusing a one-off reunion with former guitarist Ritchie Blackmore . Blackmore recently said he'd like to participate in a single show with his onetime bandmates that would mark his first appearance with them since he quit mid-tour in 1993.

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  7. Blackmore's Night Announces 'Winter Carol' With Three New SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Ritchie Blackmore has been known worldwide for his guitar shredding in Deep Purple and Rainbow. He has also shown hints of his penchant for medieval music in both of those bands.

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  8. To The Moon And Back with Mike Clemente of Blackmore's NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Bass Player

    Ritchie Blackmore has a long history of playing with and recruiting some of the best musicians in the business and his bass players have been no exception. From Roger Glover and Glenn Hughes with Deep Purple to Jimmy Bain, Bob Daisley and Glover in Rainbow, his bassists imbue Blackmore's songs with solid grooves while tastefully complementing his guitar work with a deft sense of harmonically rich counterpoint.

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  9. Feature / 19 Jul 2016Deep Purple - Playing With FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... envisaged a constantly changing line-up revolving around himself and two other musicians, fiery guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and classically trained organist Jon Lord. At 22, Blackmore was already a seasoned studio musician with a reputation as one ...

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  10. Ritchie Blackmore Taps His 6-Year-Old Daughter for Blackmore's Night 'Ghost of John': PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Billboard

    Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night have expanded the family business a bit for To The Moon And Back: 20 Years And Beyond... , the new compilation by their Renaissance group Blackmore's Night. The English traditional "Ghost Of John," one of three new songs recorded for the two-disc set and premiering exclusively below, ends with a guest vocal by the couple's six-year-old daughter Autumn -- who's actually responsible for it being recorded in the first place.

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  11. Blackmore's Night 'To The Moon And Back: 20 Years And Beyond' Out 8/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Blackmore's Night - the internationally-heralded Renaissance Rock band helmed by six-string extraordinaire Ritchie Blackmore and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night. To celebrate, the band is proud to present To The Moon And Back: 20 Years ...

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  12. Ritchie Blackmore: What I Don't Like About Rock Music [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    "I must admit that my main interest in music kind and consists of old music of the Renaissance or the Middle Ages. "A Blackmore's Night show is much more intimate and of course includes many old instruments such as mandolins, shawls, and hulks.

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  13. News / 35 minutes agoJoe Lynn Turner takes aim at Ritchie Blackmore's RainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Metal Hammer

    Former Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner once again criticises Ritchie Blackmore's new-look lineup - says "it's obvious that it's just not living up to snuff" He now says the reason he was trying to bring about a reunion was to keep Rainbow "authentic" and questions Blackmore's decision over the new lineup, which also features Stratovarius keyboardist Jens Johansson, Blackmore's Night drummer David Keith and bassist Bob Nouveau. Turner tells the Illawarra Mercury : "I had worked with Ritchie's manager for over a year trying to put something together that was authentic.

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  14. Music review: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, SSE Hydro, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. THIS really could have been an appalling car wreck of a gig. Here was Ritchie Blackmore, back playing hard rock after two decades of the medieval lutes and tights of Blackmore's Night and promising a selection of ...

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  15. Music review: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, SSE Hydro, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    THIS really could have been an appalling car wreck of a gig. Here was Ritchie Blackmore, back playing hard rock after two decades of the medieval lutes and tights of Blackmore's Night and promising a selection of classics from both Rainbow and Deep Purple.

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  16. Ritchie Blackmorea s Rainbow releases first new studio tracks in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    The latest incarnation of rock guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore 's band Rainbow has just released a new single, "Land of Hope and Glory," a reworked version of the 1902 patriotic U.K. anthem "Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1" by Sir Edward Elgar .

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