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Does 4 4 have Smoke on the Water?

Does 4 4 have Smoke on the Water?

Deep Purple, “Smoke on the Water” Reached #4 on the Billboard Pop charts when released as a single in mid 1973. FORM: Contrasting verse-chorus, with guitar solo featured after second verse-chorus pair, employing music from the verses and an altered version of the chorus. TIME SIGNATURE: 4/4.

Did Smoke on the water really happen?

The British rock band Deep Purple, shown here in 1971, wrote the hit song “Smoke on the Water,” after watching the casino in Montreux, Switzerland, go up in flames later that year. The casino caught fire during a Frank Zappa concert. They burned down the gambling house, It died with an awful sound.

What singer sang Smoke on the Water?

Deep Purple
Smoke on the Water/Artists

What causes purple smoke?

The purple smoke is caused by the molecular iodine in the vapor.

Did Ian Gillan sing Smoke on the Water?

“Smoke on the Water” is a song by the English rock band Deep Purple….Smoke on the Water.

“Smoke on the Water”
Songwriter(s) Ritchie Blackmore Ian Gillan Roger Glover Jon Lord Ian Paice
Producer(s) Deep Purple
Deep Purple singles chronology
“Never Before” (1972) “Smoke on the Water” (1973) “Woman from Tokyo” (1973)

When did smoke on the water originally come out?

Smoke on the Water/Released

How did Ritchie Blackmore play Smoke on the Water?

Ritchie Blackmore, who wrote the iconic riff, has noticed this as well. In an interview with HP Newquist, Blackmore sets us straight: “The thing is, I’ve seen people play it, and they always seem to strum it. I actually pick the notes with two fingers at the same time, the thumb and the first finger.

What’s Smoke on the Water about?

The title Smoke on the Water, credited to bassist Roger Glover, refers to the smoke spreading over Lake Geneva from the burning casino, while the members of Deep Purple watched the fire from their hotel.