Anyone's Daughter

Album: Fireball (1971)
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  • This whimsical, country-type number is light years away from the mind-blowing hard rock for which Deep Purple were long renowned. In Jerry Bloom's biography of guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, bass player Roger Glover explained how it came about: "We were sitting round the studio waiting for inspiration and Ritchie just started tinkling around with that chord thing and we joined in."
  • In the song, the hero has misadventures with a farmer's daughter and a judge's daughter before - fortuitously - marrying a rich man's daughter! >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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