WrenchBender
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RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:42 pm

Founding member of Deep Purple, Jon Lord passes at age 71 from pancreatic cancer.
http://youtu.be/F7ZF2xaNhyw
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18864409
  

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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:27 pm

Wow! One of my rock N roll hero is gone.I'm very sadden to hear this. Jon is a rock icon with Deep Purple.Thanks Jon for all of your great keyboard works and Purple's music.This is really hard to take as Purple is one of my all time favorite band.

R.I.P Jon Lord!
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:03 am

A great, great keyboard player. I will be listening to Concerto for Group & Orchestra tonight.

RIP.
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:53 am

Sad to read about this. I had no idea he was 71 years old either.
I love rocking out to my quadraphonic 8track of Machine Head.

R.I.P. John Lord.
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:43 am

Oh that sucks.

Pancreatic cancer is the worst.

I will listen to some Deep Purple today in commemoration.
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:04 am

R.I.P. My favourite song is "Perfect Strangers". I love the way he played the keyboards in that song. Also a very nice video showing how the song was produced. Unfortunately I cannot watch it here in Germany but only if I am abroad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZ_kez7WVUU
 
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:19 am

Quoting WrenchBender (Thread starter):
Founding member of Deep Purple, Jon Lord passes at age 71 from pancreatic cancer.
http://youtu.be/F7ZF2xaNhyw
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainm...64409

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I remember the first Deep Purple days...
bought the LP with their faces cut in stone

I saw them on stage way back when... in the early 70's... the best days

sweet child in time...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oovbKFWf9qU&feature=related

This is very sad to hear

RIP Jon Lord

  
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RE: RIP Jon Lord Of Deep Purple

Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:37 am

RIP to a keyboard great. Most people wouldn't realize that the "heavy metal organ" sound in GarageBand and on pretty much all other digital keyboards/software is an attempt to recreate Jon lord's signature b3/Leslie/Marshall sound. I've been playing "child in time" on my GarageBand organ all morning.

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