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When a Blind Man Cries

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"When a Blind Man Cries"
Single by Deep Purple
A-side"Never Before"
Released17 March 1972 [1]
Recorded6–21 December 1971
Montreux, Switzerland
GenreBlues rock
LabelEMI (U.K.)
Warner Bros. (U.S.)
Songwriter(s)Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, Ian Paice
Producer(s)Deep Purple
Deep Purple singles chronology
"Strange Kind of Woman"
"Never Before" / "When a Blind Man Cries"
"Smoke on the Water"

"When a Blind Man Cries" is a 1972 song by British rock band Deep Purple and was originally released as a B-side to the single Never Before. It was recorded during the sessions to their sixth studio album Machine Head in 1971. It has been covered by Bon Jovi and Metallica for their album Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple's Machine Head.


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  1. "Deep Purple singles".