If you think about classic rock, the first tune that would pop into your head would be Smoke on the Water - this is how famous Deep Purple, the band who created the aforementioned song, is. An English music group, Deep Purple is a hard rock/blues rock/progressive rock band that has been very influential on the rock music of today. Deep Purple has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and was ranked 22 on VH1’s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock programme. 30: Very Best of Deep Purple is a compilation album by Deep Purple which celebrates the 30 years of success that they have had. Featuring hit songs like Smoke on the Water, Highway Star, Black Night, a few remastered versions of their tunes and many others, this album is a musical feast to any rocker’s ears.