'Ritchie Blackmore: A Life In Vision' Limited-Edition Photo Book Due In September

'Ritchie Blackmore: A Life In Vision' Limited-Edition Photo Book Due In September

Wymer Publishing has set a September 12 release date for "Ritchie Blackmore: A Life In Vision", a limited-edition deluxe photo book. Limited to 1,000 copies, the book will and only be available directly from the Wymer Publishing web site. If you order now, your name will be included on a dedicated fan page.

This new deluxe photo book compiled by Blackmore biographer Jerry Bloom is the perfect companion to his 2006 biography "Black Knight", as it portrays Blackmore's career with photos and memorabilia from 1958 to the present day.

Not only does it feature a large selection of photos, many of which have never been seen before but following years of research by Bloom, it also includes the most comprehensive gig list ever published, for Blackmore's pre-DEEP PURPLE career between 1958-67 with over 300 gigs detailed from his days with THE OUTLAWS — backing Gene Vincent and Jerry Lee Lewis; with SCREAMING LORD SUTCH & THE SAVAGES; NEIL CHRISTIAN & THE CRUSADERS; and even going back to his earliest bands such as THE VAMPIRES and THE KESTRALS.

Augmented with memorabilia from the time, the book also plots Blackmore's career in photos, through DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW and BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, along with narrative by Bloom that puts the visual elements in context.

This is a limited edition of 1,000 copies worldwide in a bespoke, custom-made presentation box with a set of prints.

"Ritchie Blackmore: A Life In Vision" has not been authorized or approved by Ritchie Blackmore, DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW or any of their representatives.

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