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
Writers: Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon 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.