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Live in California 74
Video by Deep Purple
Released November 21, 2005
Recorded April 6, 1974
Genre Hard rock
Heavy metal
Length 117:00 (DVD)
85:58, 1974 concert
13:23, Alt camera angles
10:18, Super 8 mm film
7:20, Archive preview
Label EMI
Producer Drew Thomson T2 Media
Tony Edwards DP (0)
Deep Purple video chronology
Live in Concert 72/73
(1972 & 1973)
Live in California 74
Rises Over Japan
California Jam - April 6th 1974

Live in California 74 is a live DVD of the first California Jam concert performance from headliner Deep Purple released in 2005. It was recorded and aired live by ABC-TV on 6 April 1974 at the Ontario Speedway near Los Angeles CA. This concert was one of the first ever music concerts issued on videotape and laser disc in 1981 under the title California Jam in Japan and the UK.

This is the first official release on DVD of the complete concert including "Lay Down, Stay Down" was not included on the original video release. The camera angles are also different from the original 1981 release of which two songs are provided as bonus items.

The first four songs are from the newly released album Burn. Other songs are from the Made in Japan setlist. "Smoke on the Water", "Space Truckin'" and also "Lazy" and "The Mule" which are played as intro and outro during "You Fool No One".


Live in California 74

  1. "Intro" - 1:27
  2. "Burn" (Ritchie Blackmore, Jon Lord, Ian Paice, David Coverdale) - 7:30
  3. "Might Just Take Your Life" (Blackmore, Lord, Paice, Coverdale) - 5:54
  4. "Lay Down, Stay Down" (Blackmore, Lord, Paice, Coverdale) - 5:11
  5. "Mistreated" (Blackmore, Coverdale) - 12:12
  6. "Smoke on the Water" (Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Lord, Paice) - 8:54
  7. "You Fool No One" (Blackmore, Lord, Paice, Coverdale) - 19:07
  8. "Space Truckin' " (Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, Paice) - 25:39

Bonus Tracks

  1. "Burn" - 8:21
  2. "Might Just Take Your Life" - 5:02

Archive Preview

Live in Concert 72/73

  1. "Highway Star" (Blackmore, Gillan, Glover, Lord, Paice) - 7:27



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