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Deep Purple - Greatest Hits.

1. Black night
2. Highway star
3. Smoke on the water
4. Stormbringer
5. Strange kind of woman
6. When a blind man cries
7. Woman from tokyo

 

Black night
Black night is not right, I don't feel so bright, I don't care to sit tight.
Maybe I'll find on the way down the line that I'm free, free to be me.
Black night is a long way from home.
I don't need a dark tree, I don't want a rough sea, I can't feel, I can't see.
Maybe I'll find on the way down the line that I'm free, free to be me.
Black night is a long way from home.

Black night, black night, I don't need black night, I can't see dark night.
Maybe I'll find on the way down the line that I'm free, free to be me.
Black night is a long way from home.

 

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Highway Star
Nobody gonna take my car I'm gonna race it to the ground
Nobody gonna beat my car It's gonna break the speed of sound
Oooh it's a killing machine It's got everything
Like a driving power big fat tyres and everything I love it and I need it
I bleed it yeah it's a wild hurricane Alright hold tight I'm a highway star

Nobody gonna take my girl I'm gonna keep her to the end
Nobody gonna have my girl She stays close on every bend
Oooh she's a killing machine She's got everything
Like a moving mouth body control and everything I love her
I need her I seed her Yeah She turns me on
Alright hold on tight I'm a highway star

Nobody gonna take my head I got speed inside my brain
Nobody gonna steal my head Now that I'm on the road again
Oooh I'm in heaven again I've got everything
Like a moving ground an open road and everything I love it and I need it I seed it
Eight cylinders all mine Alright hold on tight I'm a highway star

Nobody gonna take my car I'm gonna race it to the ground
Nobody gonna beat my car It's gonna break the speed of sound
Oooh it's a killing machine It's got everything
Like a driving power big fat tyres and everything I love it and I need it I bleed it
Yeah it's a wild hurricane Alright hold on tight
I'm a highway star I'm a highway star I'm a highway star

 

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Smoke on the water
We all came out to Montreux on the Lake Geneva shoreline
To make records with a mobile - We didn't have much time
Frank Zappa & the Mothers were at the best place around
But some stupid with a flare gun burned the place to the ground
Smoke on the water - A fire in the sky Smoke on the water

They burned down the gambling house - It died with an awful sound
Funky & Claude was running in and out, pulling kids out of the ground
When it all was over, we had to find another place
Swiss time was running out - It seemed that we would lose the race
Smoke on the water - A fire in the sky Smoke on the water

We ended up at the Grand Hotel - It was empty, cold and bare
But with the Rolling Truck Stones Thing just outside making our music there
With a few red lights an' a few old beds, we made a place to sweat
No matter what we get out of this, I know... I know we'll never forget
Smoke on the water - A fire in the sky Smoke on the water

 

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Stormbringer
Comin' out of nowhere Drivin' like rain Stormbringer dance On the thunder again
Dark cloud gathering Breaking the day No point running 'Cause it's coming your way
Ride the rainbow Crack the sky Stormbringer coming Time to die
Got to keep running Stormbringer coming

He's got nothing you need He's gonna make you bleed
Rainbow shaker On a stallion twister Bareback rider On the eye of the sky
Stormbringer coming down Meaning to stay Thunder and lightning Heading your way
Ride the rainbow Crack the sky Stormbringer coming Time to die
Got to keep running Stormbringer coming

He's got nothing you need He's gonna make you bleed
Coming out of nowhere Drivin' like a-rain Stormbringer dance
On the thunder again Dark cloud gathering Breaking the day
No point running 'Cause it's coming your way

 

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Strange Kind of Woman
There once was a woman A strange kind of woman
The kind that gets written down in history
Her name was Nancy Her face was nothing fancy
She left a trail of happiness and misery
I loved her Everybody loved her She loved everyone
and gave them good return
I tried to take her I even tried to break her
She said I ain't for takin' won't you ever learn
I want you I need you I gotta be near you
I spent my money as I took my turn
I want you I need you I gotta be near you
Ooh I got a strange kind of woman

She looked like a raver But I could never please her
On Wednesday mornings boy you can't go far
I couldn't get her But things got better--she said
Saturday nights from now on baby you're my star
She finally said she loved me I wed her in a hurry
No more callers and I glowed with pride
I'm dreaming I feel like screaming
I won my woman just before she died
I want you I need you I gotta be near you
I spent my money as I took my turn
I want you I need you I gotta be near you
Ooh I had a strange kind of woman

 

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When A Blind Man Cries
If you're leaving close the door. I'm not expecting people anymore.
Hear me grieving, I'm lying on the floor.
Whether I'm drunk or dead I really ain't too sure.
I'm a blind man, I'm a blind man and my world is pale.
When a blind man cries, Lord, you know there ain't no sadder tale.

Had a friend once in a room, had a good time but it ended much too soon.
In a cold month in that room we found a reason for the things we had to do.
I'm a blind man, I'm a blind man, now my room is cold.
When a blind man cries, Lord, you know he feels it from his soul.

 

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Woman from Tokyo
Fly into the rising sun Faces smiling everyone
Yeah she is a whole new tradition Aoh I feel it in my heart
My woman from Tokyo, she makes me see My woman from Tokyo,
she's so good to me Talk about her like a queen Dancing in an eastern dream
Yeah she makes me feel like a river Aoh that carries me away
My woman from Tokyo, she makes me see My woman from Tokyo,
she's so good to me
But i'm at home and I... I just don't belong So far away from the garden we love
She is what moves in the soul of a dove Ooooooh...
Soon I shall see just how black was my night When we're alone in her city of light
Ooooooh... Rising from the neon gloom Shining like a crazy moon
Yeah she turns me on like a fire
Aoh I get... high My woman from Tokyo, she makes me see
My woman from Tokyo, she's so good to me
My woman from Tokyo, she makes me see
My woman from Tokyo,
she's so good to me My woman from Tokyo
My woman from Tokyo My woman from Tokyo My woman from Tokyo...

 

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