Listen, Learn, Read On

Album: The Book Of Taliesyn (1968)

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  • Running to 4 minutes 5 seconds, "Listen, Learn, Read On" is the title track of the second Deep Purple album, The Book Of Taliesyn. Co-written by all the band - except bass player Nic Simper - it kicks off the album with a psychedelic/mystical journey into Welsh mythology.

    Llyfr Taliesin is a famous historical manuscript held by the National Library of Wales; it contains some of the oldest poems in Welsh, many of them attributed to the 6th Century poet Taliesin. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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