Ritchie Blackmore, Nick Simper, Lord, Paice 1:46. Contents, background edit, in late 1968, Deep Purple had embarked on a successful first US tour to promote their second album, The Book of Taliesyn, and returned home on 1, the band was considered an underground act in the United Kingdom, but word of their. The Book of Taliesyn Remastered (CD Booklet). 26 The label ran into difficulty over the use of the Museo del Prado -owned painting, which was incorrectly perceived in the US as being anti-religious, featuring immoral scenes, and was thus rejected or poorly stocked by many record shops. Album CDs Deep Purple, promo CDs Deep Purple, feedback. 15 Touring edit While the band was recording the new album and touring in the UK, their managers at HEC Enterprises had found an agreement for Deep Purple to support the Rolling Stones in their upcoming US tour during Spring 1969, the first in three. "Blind" Lord 5:26. 35 Release and promotion edit Tetragrammaton Records had been active only for a year, but was on the brink of bankruptcy in the.