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Artist : Deep Purple
song : Hush – Live 1969
Album : Shades of Deep Purple – 1969
Style – Tempo – Signature – Length : Rock – 112 – 4/4 – 4:25
Musician : Ian Paice
pages : 3
Version : Live
Level : Advanced
“Hush” is a song by the British rock band Deep Purple, originally released in 1968 on their debut album, “Shades of Deep Purple.” The song was written by Joe South, an American singer-songwriter, and it was one of Deep Purple’s early hits.
“Hush” features a distinctive blend of rock, pop, and blues elements, with its catchy melody and memorable guitar riffs. One of the most iconic aspects of the song is the powerful Hammond organ solo performed by Jon Lord, which showcases his virtuosity on the instrument.
The song’s success helped establish Deep Purple as a notable presence in the rock music scene of the late 1960s. It became a hit single in the United States, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and it also gained popularity in other countries.
Over the years, Deep Purple has continued to perform “Hush” in their live shows, often with variations and extended instrumental sections, making it a fan favorite. While Deep Purple is best known for their classic rock and hard rock sound, “Hush” remains a significant part of their early catalog and their musical legacy.