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Highway Star is one of Deep Purple's most famous songs. It is characterized by a long classically-inspired guitar solo and organ solo. Organist Jon Lord claimed that the organ solo is based on a Bach-like sequence. The song appears on the album Machine Head and is the fastest song (tempo-wise) recorded on the album.

The structure of the song consists of a 35 second guitar introduction, before the band launches into the thumping opening riff, which soon leads into the… read more

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Lyrics

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

Deep Purple - Highway Star Lyrics

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  • forever linked with Ash V Evil Dead
  • FOREVER <3
  • I FUCKNG LOVE THIS SONG YOU DONT UNDERSTAND I LISTEN TO IT AND HATE MYSELF
  • Dat solo
  • YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3
  • holy fuck at the made in japan cut
  • I love it, I need it I bleed it. Yeah it's a wild hurricane. Alright, hold tight. I'm a highway star...
  • PURPLE rocks also on the Highway!..
  • R&R Racing :)

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