DEEP PURPLE SINGER IAN GILLAN’S NEW BOOK TITLED ‘SMOKE THIS’:
December 2, 2006
Smoke This! The Warblings, Rants, Philosophies, and Musings from the Singer of Deep Purple, is a feast of information, pontifications, and visual representation of legendary Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan that takes you on a fascinating journey through the heyday of rock n’ roll and lends uncensored insight into those halcyon days. With more than 200 photos documenting Ian’s travels and travails, Smoke This! is a visual and educational treat for old and new Ian Gillan, Deep Purple, and rock n’roll fans alike. It’s a gorgeous coffee table book splashed in color and awash in stories about Deep Purple, life on the road, songwriting, and the day to day life of a rock star. Ian also includes the lyrics to his songs including classics like Smoke on the Water, Perfect Strangers, No laughing in Heaven, Trashed and more. He talks candidly about writing and recording this music with the other members of Deep Purple and adds his own Gillanesque take on the whole bloody mess!
$29.99 plus shipping & handling
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