Deep Purple

1968-1976; 1984-
Rod EvansVocals1968-1969
Nick SimperBass1968-1969
Ritchie BlackmoreGuitar1968-1975; 1984-1993
Jon LordKeyboards1968-1976; 1984-2002
Ian PaiceDrums1968-1976; 1984-
Ian GillanVocals1969-1973; 1984-1989; 1993-
Roger GloverBass1969-1973; 1984-
Glenn HughesBass1973-1976
David CoverdaleVocals1973-1976
Tommy BolinGuitar1975-1976
Joe Lynn TurnerVocals1989-1993
Joe SatrianiGuitar1993-1994
Steve MorseGuitar1994-
Don Airey Keyboards2002-

Album Cover InspirationsSong Writing

Some album art was at least "inspired" by others. A look at some very similar covers.

Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of WayneSongwriter Interviews

The guy who brought us "Stacy's Mom" also wrote the Jane Lynch Emmy song and Stephen Colbert's Christmas songs.

Janet JacksonFact or Fiction

Was Janet secretly married at 18? Did she gain 60 pounds for a movie role that went to Mariah Carey? See what you know about Ms. Jackson.

Carol KayeSongwriter Interviews

A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others.

The Truth Is Out There: A History of Alien SongsSong Writing

The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.

Stephen Christian of AnberlinSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.