Earlier today (Saturday, October 27), former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife, Candice Night, spoke to 103.9 WRCN-FM, Long Island's classic rock radio station, about Ritchie's distinguished career and their medieval/renaissance group, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.

Blackmore and Candice welcomed their second child, Rory Dartanyan, on February 7. The couple have a two-year old daughter, Autumn Esmerelda.

Ritchie, 67, and Candice, 41, were married on October 5, 2008 at a small gathering of friends and family at Castle on the Hudson in Tarrytown, New York.

The third BLACKMORE'S NIGHT DVD release, "A Knight In York", was made available on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and 3-LP set (limited edtion) in July.

"A Knight In York" was filmed and recorded during BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's British tour at York Opera House on September 30, 2011.

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's latest album, "Autumn Sky", came out in 2010.


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