Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, 1975

Ritchie Blackmore‘s Rainbow is the first studio album by British rock band Rainbow, released in 1975. The musicians involved include guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, singer and lyricist Ronnie James Dio, drummer Gary Driscoll, keyboardist Mickey Lee Soule, and bassist Craig Gruber. It was originally planned to be a solo album but later progressed as a band […]

Wishbone Ash – Wishbone Ash, 1970

Wishbone Ash’s self titled 1970 debut. Wishbone Ash, one of the earliest pioneers of the twin guitar leads. This album consists of six straightforward blues rock with a mix of prog, folk, and psychedelic improvisation. During a Wishbone Ash’s soundcheck Deep Purples Ritchie Blackmore was jamming and guitarist Andy Powell joined. After the show Blackmore […]