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Episode 3: Deep Purple - Machine Head

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Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice recall the making of their seminal rock album Machine Head, which included the masterpiece Smoke on the Water. After two successful records, the band had booked The Casino in Montreux to make their third, only to see the venue burnt down on the eve of recording.

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