metal The Best Deep Purple Songs of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Deep Purple songs, not just singles and hits.

List of Deep Purple songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. This U.K. band helped kickstart the hard rock and heavy metal movements. They're known for their heavy yet catchy guitar riffs and muscular sound. All of Deep Purple's singles are included here, including classics like "Smoke on the Water" and "Highway Star," but real fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the the radio staples. 

Music videos and lyric videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Deep Purple songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then start a revolution and take on the system by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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139 25
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Child in Time Deep Purple in Rock

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119 33
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Highway Star Machine Head

3
117 34
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4
97 20
Woman From Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Deep Purple Songs of All Time
Woman From Tokyo Who Do We Think We Are

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68 18
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82 27
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Space Truckin' Machine Head

7
74 20
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8
66 17
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Soldier of Fortune Stormbringer

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75 23
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RobinGallego added When a Blind Man Cries

10
101 45
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Burn Burn

11
80 24
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Fireball Fireball

12
65 18
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RobinGallego added Hallelujah

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72 37
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Hush Shades of Deep Purple

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68 27
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Knocking at Your Back Door Perfect Strangers

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70 33
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Perfect Strangers Perfect Strangers

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46 9
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liriodendron added Fools Fireball

17
47 10
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RobinGallego added Anthem

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70 33
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Lazy Machine Head

19
85 45
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Speed King Deep Purple in Rock

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40 7
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April Deep Purple

21
51 18
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RobinGallego added Demon's Eye

22
44 13
Wasted Sunsets is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Deep Purple Songs of All Time
RobinGallego added Wasted Sunsets Perfect Strangers

23
58 31
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RobinGallego added Stormbringer Stormbringer

24
41 13
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Clark Benson added The Mule Fireball

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49 24
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RobinGallego added Mistreated Burn

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37 12
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liriodendron added Living Wreck Deep Purple in Rock

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46 24
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Flight of the Rat Deep Purple in Rock

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35 10
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liriodendron added Fault Line / The Painter Deep Purple

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39 17
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Into the Fire Deep Purple in Rock

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52 28
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Pictures of Home Machine Head

31
54 34
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Hard Lovin' Man Deep Purple in Rock

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38 20
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RobinGallego added Rat Bat Blue Who Do We Think We Are

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33 12
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Mandrake Root Shades of Deep Purple

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38 12
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A Touch Away Purpendicular

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32 15
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Bloodsucker Deep Purple in Rock

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33 9
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A Twist in the Tale The Battle Rages On…

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46 28
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Never Before Machine Head

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34 11
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30 19
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Clark Benson added You Keep on Moving Come Taste the Band

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33 20
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Woman from Tokyo Who Do We Think We Are

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24 10
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Help Shades of Deep Purple

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25 16
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Clark Benson added Under the Gun Perfect Strangers

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31 19
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The Battle Rages On The Battle Rages On…

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23 15
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Clark Benson added Might Just Take Your Life Burn

45
34 23
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Clark Benson added No No No Fireball

46
17 5
Hungry Daze is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Deep Purple Songs of All Time
DanielLindberg added Hungry Daze Perfect Strangers

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26 17
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Clark Benson added You Fool No One Burn

48
28 22
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RobinGallego added Wring That Neck The Book of Taliesyn

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31 19
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Maybe I'm a Leo Machine Head

50
26 21
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Clark Benson added Nobody's Home Perfect Strangers