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Jon’s final Sunflower Jam out on DVD

August 20, 2013

Jon Lord + Rick Wakeman
Classic Rock SunflowerThe Sunflower Jam
have announced the release of their long awaited DVD of highlights from their 2011 and 2012 jams at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

Including every track from Jon Lord’s final filmed live performance – at the 2011 Sunflower Jam – the DVD promises to be a veritable feast of goodies.

Possibly the most mouth watering track is Jon’s and Rick Wakeman‘s world premiered composition It’s Not As Big As It Was – along with Jon’s powerful work on Joe Bonamassa‘s The Ballad of John Henry – and Bourrée from the Sarabande album.

The double DVD includes two versions of Pictured Within; one with Jon and Steve Balsamo from the 2011 jam, which was moving enough; the second being Balsamo’s heartbreaking tribute to Jon filmed in 2012 a mere two months after Jon passed away.

Sunflower Jam DVDAlso featured is Ian Paice jamming with Led Zeppelin‘s John Paul Jones, Queen‘s Brian May and Iron Maiden‘s Bruce Dickinson on Black Night and Since You Been Gone – and a whole cast of other stars.

Produced by The Sunflower Jam charity, all monies raised will go directly to supporting the research and application of holistic and non-toxic treatments for children and young adults suffering from cancer.

Watch the trailer – and see the full track list below.

SUNFLOWER SUPERJAM DVD PROMO from Thesunflowerjam on Vimeo.

DVD 1 – Sunflower Jam 2012:
Ain’t No Telling – The Temperance Movement
Behind Blue Eyes – Bruce Dickinson
Black Night – Bruce Dickinson, Brian May, John Paul Jones, Brian Auger & Ian Paice
Elected – Alice Cooper
Emerald – Bruce Dickinson
I Want To Know What Love Is – Alfie Boe
Lessons In Love – Mark King
Pictured Within – Steve Balsamo
Rock n’ Roll – Alfie Boe
Sails of Charon – Uli Jon Roth
School’s Out – Alice Cooper
Since You’ve Been Gone – Brian May, Ian Paice, John Paul Jones, Brian Auger & Kerry Ellis
Smoke On The Water – Ensemble
Something About You – Mark King
This Wheel’s On Fire – Sandi Thom

DVD 2 – bonus disc, Sunflower Jam 2011
Bohemian Rhapsody – Newton Faulkner
Born To Run – Danny Bowes
Bourée – Jon Lord
Eleanor Rigby – Rick Wakeman
Good Golly Miss Molly – Gary Brooker
I Just Want To Make Love To You – Margo Buchanan
It’s Not As Big As It Was – Jon Lord & Rick Wakeman
Life on Mars – Newton Faulkner & Jon Lord
Midnight Blues – Joe Bonamassa
Pictured Within – Steve Balsamo & Jon Lord
Smoke on the Water – Deep Purple feat. Bill Bailey
The Ballad of John Henry – Joe Bonamassa & Jon Lord
The Thrill Is Gone – Joe Bonamassa
Whiter Shade of Pale – Gary Brooker

bonus 2012 footage
Freedom Jazz Dance – Brian Auger
Born Free – Brian May & Kerry Ellis
I Loved A Butterfly – Brian May & Kerry Ellis
Substitute – Margo Buchanan
Help Me – Sandi Thom
November Rain – Sandi Thom
Only Friend – The Temperance Movement

Order the DVD from The Sunflower Jam’s webshop

Read our reports from Sunflower Jam over the years:
2012: Afterparty at Sunflower 2012: Thank you, Jon
2011: Lord and Wakeman world premiere at Sunflower Jam
2008: Sunflower wrung that neck
2008: Sunflower photos

All JonLord.org’s stories on Sunflower Jam

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9 comments

  1. Cant wait to get it…!!!


  2. Thank you for including Jon Lords final video performances, it is a truly wonderful jam, pictured within was so emotional, more now after Jons parting, tears of joy were shed, love to his family and all who appreciate what a great talent he was. Thanks to Vicki and Jackie two wonderful people who have kept this exceptional Jam alive…xxx


  3. Tears in my eyes!

    I watched the SFJ 2011/2012 DVD and I had tears in my eyes when I saw Jon playing his B3 together with Joe Bonamassa and then with Rick Wakeman.
    Absolute phantastic!
    This DVD is from now on my Top-DVD.
    God bless you!

    Wolfgang
    from Passade/Germany


  4. WHERE CAN I BUY THE DVD!!! There are no links to buy this anywhere, just a second hand copy on Amazon!!


  5. The Sunflower Jam 2012 and 2011 DVD is once again available from The Sunflower Jam’s web shop.


  6. Great, thanks.:-)


  7. A wonderful tribute having this on facebook for us all to see and remember what a talent and great individual Jon was. And IS,because his gift of music will live on forever!


  8. Steve May, here it’s the link for the dvd/cd: http://jonlordshop.org/
    Renato from Brazil


  9. These DVDs are not in the Sunflower shop and I don’t find them in jonlordshop.org.
    Can anybody help me?



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