January 1979 to August 1980
Don Airey (kbr); Graham Bonnet (vcl); Ritchie Blackmore (gtr); Roger Glover (bss); Cozy Powell (drm).
After Gillan had declined the offer to join Rainbow, Bonnett was recruited instead. This line-up recorded the album Down To Earth (released 1979).
Albums & singles
See Blackmore's Discobiography.