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Jon Lord dies at an age of 71
« on: July 16, 2012, 12:19:59 PM »
LONDON — British rocker Jon Lord, former keyboardist for the band Deep Purple, died Monday. He was 71 years old.

A statement on Lord's official website says the Leicester, England-born musician suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism in London after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Lord co-wrote some of Deep Purple's most famous tunes, including "Smoke on the Water," and later had a successful solo career following his retirement from the band in 2002. The statement posted on Lord's website said he died "surrounded by his loving family."


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/16/jon-lord-dead-dies-deep-purple-guitarist-age-71_n_1677121.html
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Re: Jon Lord dies at an age of 71
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2012, 07:36:08 PM »
Listen to his organ solo in the middle of this song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHaWKD9tjtE