Ritchie Blackmore

 

RITCHIE BLACKMOREíS RAINBOW

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Ronnie James Dio (vcl); Gary Driscoll (drm); Craig Gruber (bss); Mickey Lee Soule (kbr); plus Shoshana (bvc).Ritchie Blackmoreís Rainbow [lp] : UK Aug 1975 Oyster/Polydor 2490 141

Man On The Silver Mountain (4:37)

Self Portrait (3:12)

Black Sheep Of The Family (3:19)

Catch The Rainbow (6:29)

Snake Charmer (4:30)

The Temple Of The King (4:43)

If You Donít Like Rock ĎNí Roll (2:35)

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (3:29)

Still Iím Sad (3:52)

 

RISING

Jimmy Bain (bss); Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Ronnie James Dio (vcl); Tony Carey (kbr); Cozy Powell (drm); plus various keyboard replacements on some live dates, for instance, Tony Kerry (kbr).Rainbow Rising [lp] : UK Jul 1976 Polydor 2490 137

Tarot Woman (6:0 )

Run With The Wolf (3:47)

Starstruck (4:04)

Do You Close Your Eyes (2:5 )

Stargazer (8:27)

Light In The Black (8:11)

 

GUITAR VANGUARD

Private Pressing Live in Japan November 1976

Ruthless Khymes Ltd. 1971??? MBP 992

(Ausser zum PerŲnlichen gebrauch)

A Light in the Black

Man On The Silver Mountain

Still Iím Sad

Catch The Rainbow

Eulogy for Tommy Bolin

Mistreated

Do you close your eyes

 

ON STAGE

Place and time of recording: Japan December 1976 and Germany 1976

Rainbow On Stage [2lp] : UK Jul 1977 Polydor 2657 016

Kill The King (5:32)

Man On The Silver Mountain (4:12)

Blues (4:02)

Starstruck (2:5

Catch The Rainbow (15:35)

Mistreated (13:03)

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (7:36)

Still Iím Sad (11:01)

 

LONG LIVE ROCKíNíROLL

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr/bss); Ronnie James Dio (vcl); Bob Daisley (bss); Cozy Powell (drm); David Stone (kbr).Long Live Rock Ďní Roll [lp] : UK Mar 1978 Polydor POLD 5002

Long Live Rock ĎNí Roll (4:19)

Lady Of The Lake (3:37)

L.A. Connection (4:5 )

Gates Of Babylon (6:46)

Kill The King (4:2 )

The Shed (4:45)

Sensitive To Light (3:04)

Rainbow Eyes (7:11)

 

DOWN TO EARTH

Don Airey (kbr); Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Graham Bonnet (vcl); Roger Glover (bss); Cozy Powell (drm).Down To Earth [lp] : UK 1979 Polydor 2391 410

All Night Long (3:49)

Eyes Of The World (6:36)

No Time To Lose (3:41)

Makiní Love (4:36)

Since You Been Gone (3:10)

Loveís No Friend (4:52)

Danger Zone (4:30)

Lost In Hollywood (4:51)

 

The Best Of Rainbow

LP: Polydor Records - released in Japan 1980

All Night Long

Man On The Silver Mountain

Do You Close Your Eyes

Lost In Hollywood

Since You Been Gone

Stargazer

Catch The Rainbow

Kill The King

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves

Still Iím Sad

Long Live Rockín'Roll

Eyes Of The World

Starstruck

A Light In The Black

Mistreated

 

DIFFICULT TO CURE

Don Airey (kbr); Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Roger Glover (bss); Bob Rondinelli (drm); Joe Lynn Turner (vcl); plus Lin Robinson (bvc) during live tours.Difficult To Cure [lp] : UK 1981 Polydor 2391 506

I Surrender (3.55)

Spotlight Kid (4.50)

No Release (5.26)

Magic (4.04)

Vielleicht Das Naechste Mal (3.13)

Canít Happen Here (4.52)

Freedom Fighter (4.11)

Midtown Tunnel Vision (5.00)

Difficult To Cure (5.54)

 

The Best Of Rainbow

Released 1981LP: Polydor Records 800 974-1

All Night Long

Man On The Silver Mountain

Lost In Hollywood

Jealous Lover

Long Live Rockín'Roll

Stargazer

Kill The King

A Light In The Black

Since You Been Gone

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves

Catch The Rainbow

Eyes Of The World

I Surrender

Gates Of Babylon

Canít Happen Here

Starstruck

 

STRAIGHT BETWEEN THE EYES

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Roger Glover (bss); Bob Rondinelli (drm); David Rosenthal (kbr); Joe Lynn Turner (vcl); plus Dee Beale (bvc); and Lin Robinson (bvc) during live tours.Straight Between The Eyes [lp] : UK 1982 Polydor 2391 542

Death Alley Driver (4.36)

Stone Cold (5.15)

Bring On The Night (4.02)

Tite Squeeze (3.15)

Tearing Out My Heart (4.00)

Power (4.23)

Miss Mistreated (4.25)

Rock Fever (3.40)

Eyes Of Fire (6.41)

 

RITCHIE BLACKMREíS RAINBOW BOX SET

Released 1983LP: Polydor Records

Includes the LPs:

Ritchie Blackmoreís Rainbow

Rising

On Stage

Long Live Rockín'Roll

Down To Earth

Difficult To Cure

Straight Between The Eyes

 

BENT OUT OF SHAPE

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Chuck Burgi (drm); Roger Glover (bss); David Rosenthal (kbr); Joe Lynn Turner (vcl); plus Lin Robinson (bvc) during live tours.Bent Out Of Shape [lp] : UK/Germany 1983 Polydor 815305-1

Stranded (4.25)

Canít Let You Go (4.19)

Fool For The Night (4.03)

Fire Dance (4.27)

Anybody There (4.27)

Desperate Heart (4.00)

Street Of Dreams (4.24)

Drinking With The De ( 3.41)

Snowman (4.30)

Make Your Move (3.55)

 

FINYL VINYL

Place and time of recording:

Budokan, Tokyo, Japan 14.03.1984: 1-4, 10, 13

Nassau Coliseum, New York U.S.A. 04.1981: 6

Convention Center, San Antonio, U.S.A. 18.08.1982: 7, 11-12

Castle Donington, U.K. 16.08.1980: 8

The Omni, Atlanta, U.S.A. 23.06.1978: 14-15

studio recordings 1981: 5, 15, 1979: 9

Finyl Vinyl [2lp] : Germany 1986 Polydor 827 987-1

Intro: Over The Rainbow

Spotlight Kid (5.00)

I Surrender (5.45)

Miss Mistreated (4.21)

Jealous Lover (3.10)

Canít Happen Here (4.15)

Tearing Out My Heart (8.04)

Since You Been Gone (3.40)

Bad Girl (4.4 )

Difficult To Cure (11.15)

Stone Cold (4.30)

Power (4.22)

Man On The Silver Mountain (8.20)

Long Live Rockín'Roll (7.12)

Weiss Heim (5.10)

 

LIVE IN GERMANY 1976

Place and time of recording 

Circus Krone, Munich, Germany 29.09.76: 1-2, 8

Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany 25.09.76: 3, 6-7

Philipshalle, Duesseldorf, Germany 27.09.76: 4

Multihalle, Mannheim, Germany 28.09.76: 5

Released 1990

LP: Connoisseur Collection Records

Kill The King ( 5.25)

Mistreated (16.00)

Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (7.50)

Catch The Rainbow (14.50)

Man On The Silver Mountain (13.37)

Stargazer (17.10)

Still Iím Sad (15.00)

Do You Close Your Eyes (9.45)

 

STRANGER IN US ALL

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Paul Morris (kbr); John OíReilly (drm); Greg Smith (bss); Doogie White (vcl); together with Candice Night (bvc) and Mitch Weiss (hrm).Stranger In Us All [cd] : Europe Sep 1995 RCA/BMG 74321-30337-2

Wolf To The Moon

Cold Hearted Woman

Hunting Humans

Stand And Fight

Ariel

Too Late For Tears

Black Masquerade

Silence

Hall Of The Mountain King

Still Iím Sad

 

Rainbow On Stage Dusseldorf 1995

Live on CD and Video

 

SHADOW OF THE MOON

Ritchie Blackmore (gtr/bss/mnd/drm/tmb) & Candice Night (vcl); together with Ian Anderson (flt); Scott Hazell (bvc); Pat Regan (kbr); and the Minstrel Hall Consort = Tom Brown (cll); GeraldFlashman (rcr/trp/fhr); Lady Green (vla/vln).

Shadow Of The Moon [cd] : Japan April 1997

Shadow Of The Moon (R.Blackmore/C.Night)

The Clock Ticks On (R.Blackmore/C.Night/Traditional composition by T.Susato)

Be Mine Tonight (R.Blackmore/C.Night)

Play Minstrel Play (R.Blackmore/C.Night/Traditional song by Arraingnant)

Ocean Gypsy (M.Dunford/B.Thatcher)

Minstrel Hall (R.Blackmore)

Magical World (R.Blackmore/C.Night/Traditional composition by Wassail)

Writing On The Wall (R.Blackmore/C.Night/Traditional composition by P.Tchaikovsky)

Renaissance Faire (R.Blackmore/C.Night/Traditional composition by P.Susato)

Memmingen (R.Blackmore)

No Second Chance (R.Blackmore/C.Night)

Mond Tanz (R.Blackmore)

Spirit Of The Sea (R.Blackmore/C.Night)

Greensleeves (Traditional composition by Anonymous/R.Blackmore - arrangement)

Wish You Were Here (L.Teijo)

Minstrel Hall bonus track version (R.Blackmore)

 

UNDER A VIOLET MOON

Under A Violet Moon

Castles And Dreams

Past Time With Good Company

Mornnig Star

Avalon

Possum Goes To Prague

Wind In The Willows

Gone With The Wind

Beyond The Sunset

March The Heroes Home

Spanish Nights (I remember well)

Catherine Howardís Fate

Foolís Gold

Durch Den Wald Zum Bach Haus

Now And Then

Self Portrait

 

FIRES AT MIDNIGHT

Written In The Stars

The Times They Are A Changin

I Still Remember

Home Again

Crowning Of The King

Fayre Thee Well

Fires At Midnight

Hanging Tree

Storm

Mid Winterís Night

All Beacause Of You

Wainting Just For You

Praetorius (Corante)

Benzai-Ten

Village On The Sand

Again Someday

 

PAST TIMES WITH GOOD COMPANY

Shadow Of The Moon

Play Minstrel Play

Minstrell Hall

Past Time With Good Company

Fires At Midnight

Under A Violet Moon

Soldier Of Fortune

16th Century Greensleeves

Beyond The Sunset

Morning Star

Home Again

I Still Remember

Durch Den Wald Zum Bachhaus

Writing On The Wall

 

GHOST OF A ROSE