RAINBOW - Stone Cold - 4mn16 - 48267 KO
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, a.k.a. Blackmore's Rainbow and RAINBOW, is a rock, hard rock and heavy metal band, from Hertford (England - UK) formed by Ritchie Blackmore, ex Deep Purple guitarist. The story of the band consist of 5 periods marked by many changes in personnel, due to the suspicious nature of Ritchie. Rainbow was ranked N°90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums worldwide.
R1: in May 1975, Ritchie after a last concert in Paris, officially left Deep Purple (founded in 1968), to form Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow renamed later Rainbow. To do this, he recruited musicians of -Elf-, a New York group that had taken the first parts of the USA tours of Deep Purple (excepted guitarist Steve Edwards) the time to record the 1rst album. When it was released in August 1975, Ritchie fired the backing members and continued with only the singer Ronnie James Dio until 1979. Jimmy Bain, Tony Carey and Cozy Powell joined the...
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