Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll

1978 | 2066 913 | Polydor

‘Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll’ 1978 2066 913 Polydor

Single information/credits:

Recorded: May-Jul 1977, Chateau d’Herouville, France
Production: Martin Birch


Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
Ronnie James Dio – vocals
David Stone – keyboards
Bob Daisley – bass
Cozy Powell – drums

Track listing (Side 1):

1. Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll (Blackmore/Dio)

Track listing (Side 2):

1. Sensitive To Light (Blackmore/Dio)





  • entered the UK chart on 8th April 1978, peaked at No.33
  • although both David Stone and Bob Daisley were credited on the album, Tony Carey insists his keyboard parts were used for most of the songs that made the final mix; also Ritchie Blackmore played bass on several of the album tracks
  • original version has a silver label with catalogue number 2066 913
  • 1981 UK reissue  features a different picture sleeve (above) and has a red label with POSP 276 catalogue number
  • note the very similar variations on the same theme for other countries’ picture sleeves; the German version was adopted for the UK 1981 reissue