Deep Purple : Woman From Tokyo

Deep Purple : Woman From Tokyo

Happy Birthday to Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice  born on June 29th, 1948.

Deep Purple: “Woman From Tokyo”

The Hook: Recorded during a month-long stay at a villa outside Rome, in which they completed just two songs.

Album: Who Do We Think We Are

Year: 1973

Writers: Ritchie BlackmoreIan GillanRoger GloverJon Lord and Ian Paice

Stats: Peaked at number-60 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Background: Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice tells us that when he hears “Woman From Tokyo,” he thinks of the place they initially went to record their Who Do We Think We Are album — though they ended up doing most of it in Frankfurt, Germany a while later.