|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||hard rock classic rock blues rock rock led zeppelin|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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22 September 1951, Saltburn-By-The Sea, North Yorkshire, England. Coverdale found fame as the venerable singer with UK hard rock stalwarts Deep Purple and Whitesnake. His tenure with Deep Purple lasted from September 1973 until March 1976. Moving to Germany, he recorded a vocal track on a multi-artist project organised by Eddie Hardin, released by RCA Records as Wizards Convention. Unable to perform in England for contractual reasons, Coverdale then recorded vocals for both his solo albums in Germany while the backing tracks were recorded in London. The backing musicians who played on these albums were retained for touring purposes, and effectively became the original line-up of Whitesnake.
Coverdale remained with Whitesnake thereafter until their initial dissolution in 1994 when US label Geffen Records elected not to renew their contract. At that time Coverdale worked with former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page on the Coverdale Page...