Recorded and aired live by ABC-TV on 6th April 1974 at the Ontario
Speedway near Los Angeles CA. Album coordinated by Tim Chacksfield and Simon Robinson.
One of the most controversial rock festivals of the seventies had
to be the 'California Jam-Festival, which included E.L.P, Black
Sabbath, Eagles, Rare Earth and of course the headliner: Deep Purple.
200,000 visitors witnessed the havoc caused when, during the
performance, Ritchie Blackmore started to destroy ABC's tv cameras!
The event that is recorded on this album was originally aired
live by ABC-TV, and has also appeared on video.
The sleeve notes on the European release are written by
Simon Robinson, while the US release has sleeve notes written
by Bruce Pilato. Note also that the US CD has a different title and cover
(Live at the California Jam).
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