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Roger Glover from Deep Purple reveals his Rock God, and Johnnie marks 50 years since the death of one of the greatest guitar legends of the 20th Century for This Week In Rock.

Roger Glover is the focus of this week's Rock God...his choice isn't obvious, but his chosen artist is one he's worked with during his long and varied career.

Welsh-born Roger joined Deep Purple as bassist in 1969 and stayed with the band 'til 1973. He left to work on his career as a producer with the likes of Nazareth, Judas Priest and Status Quo. As well as releasing solo work, Roger joined Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow in 1979, where he stayed 'til Deep Purple reunited in 1984.

Deep Purple recently released their 21st album, 'Whoosh!', which made it into the top five in the UK album charts.

Also on the show, Johnnie marks 50 years since the death of one of the greatest guitar legends of the 20th Century for 'This Week In Rock'.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Van Halen

    Runnin’ With The Devil

  • Jane’s Addiction

    Superhero

  • Joan Jett

    Jeepster

  • Jimi Hendrix

    Freedom (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival)

  • Fastway

    Say What You Will

  • Apocalyptica feat. Lizzy Hale

    Talk To Me

  • Deep Purple

    Nothing At All

  • Gary Moore

    Cold Day In Hell

  • Bily Squier

    Lonely Is The Night

  • Joyous Wolf

    Odyssey

  • Guns N’ Roses

    Move To The City

  • Metallica

    Nothing Else Matters (Live)

Broadcast

  • Sat 19 Sep 2020 20:00