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Steve Morse makes his way once again as the new kid in the old school

Deep Purple Steve Morse Jonas Rogowski

You’d think you’d stop being called ‘the new guy’ once you’d spent more time in the band than the person you replaced. But when the band is Britain’s beloved Deep Purple, and person you’ve replaced is Ritchie Blackmore? And you’re also (gasp) a Yankee? Good luck with that. Fortunately, guitarist Steve Morse has been down this road before, and he knows how to take it all in stride.