Born on this day in 1945, Ian Gillan, the English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, turns 74. In recent years Gillan has built an impressive solo career. His latest release “Contractual Obligation” is a collection of performances during a recent tour through Eastern Europe. In his honor, check out a performance of the classic "Smoke on The Water" recorded live in Warsaw, below.
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