rock The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Deep Purple are known by many as one of the first and greatest hard rock bands of all time. Featuring great guitar riffs and stead drum beats, the music of Deep Purple can't be mistaken. If you consider yourself a Deep Purple fan, or you're just getting into their music, you'll enjoy this list of the best Deep Purple albums, including pictures of the album covers when available.

This Deep Purple discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Deep Purple albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Deep Purple singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Deep Purple album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Deep Purple album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the Best Deep Purple album of all time?" or "What are the top Deep Purple albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

This list has everything from Machine Head to Perfect Strangers. Moreover, this list of every Deep Purple album has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Machine Head is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

2
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Deep Purple in Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

3
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Burn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
Burn 1974

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Fireball is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
Fireball 1971

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Live in Japan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Perfect Strangers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Stormbringer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Purpendicular is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

9
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Come Taste the Band is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Now What?! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
Now What?! 2013

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Who Do We Think We Are is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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The Battle Rages On… is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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The House of Blue Light is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Infinite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
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Shades of Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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The Book of Taliesyn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Slaves and Masters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Abandon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
Abandon 1998

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Rapture of the Deep is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Bananas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time
Bananas 2003

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Days May Come and Days May Go is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Mark I & II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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Interview is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time

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The Interview Album is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Deep Purple Albums of All Time