6th Jon Lord memorial concert in Warsaw

October 26 sees the 6th annual Jon Lord memorial concert in Warsaw. This year, guests include Doogie White, one of the singers Jon used for his solo concerts and previously also known from Rainbow and Michael Schenker Group. Watch Doogie sing Perfect Strangers with Jon in 2010: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAsWzpgR-nw Full info and tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/1269438543171752

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15 years gone: Jon Lord’s final Purple show

Tonight sees the 15th anniversary of Jon Lord's final touring show with Deep Purple. At Ipswich's Regent Theatre on September 19, 2002, Deep Purple bid a classy farewell to their maestro, as he made good on his promise to himself to spend more time on his own music. Jon would later guest with Purple on … Continue reading 15 years gone: Jon Lord’s final Purple show

Jon Lord enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Deep Purple

  Last night in New York, a classic 1970s image of Jon Lord adorned the backdrop as Deep Purple was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Present at the induction were Ian Paice, Jon Lord's wife Vicky Lord, Roger Glover and Ian Gillan (see photo below) together with David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes. Also inducted were Ritchie Blackmore and original singer … Continue reading Jon Lord enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Deep Purple

In memory of Keith Emerson

Keith Emerson has passed away. Here he is pictured with Jon Lord in Japan, 1993. Together with Rick Wakeman of Yes, Keith Emerson and Jon Lord formed a musical triumvirate of inspirational keyboard maestros that shot to prominence in the early 1970s. Emerson broke new ground with Emerson Lake & Palmer where he would alternate between piano, Hammond organ and his pioneering work … Continue reading In memory of Keith Emerson