Rainbow (a.k.a. Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow or Blackmore's Rainbow) is a British heavy metal band formed in 1975 with an ever-changing lineup. The band's founder, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, had also previously co-founded Deep Purple.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Since You've Been Gone (1979)
  • Stone Cold (1982)
  • Street Of Dreams (1983)

Pop charts debut year: 1979

Years active: 1975-1984, 1994-1997, 2015-present

Genres: Hard rock, heavy metal, neoclassical metal

Labels: Polydor, BMG, Mercury


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