Bergheim near Cologne in Germany is the place to be for fans of Jon Lord's music this Friday. The town will host its second Tribute to Jon show featuring musicians who played with Jon. Put together by keyboard player Matin Doepke, the concept was first premiered in 2014, when a competent cast of musicians performed classics and gems like Sarabande, … Continue reading Cologne Again, Tribute to Jon
All Those Years Ago is the photo biography on Jon Lord's personal life and music career. Right now we're offering sneak peeks inside the book over at Jon's Instagram profile: instagram.com/jonlord_org/ The photo shown here was taken backstage on tour with Deep Purple somewhere in America in 1974 and shows Jon getting ready for the show with David Coverdale in the … Continue reading Come inside: Exclusive book snaps
Jon Lord’s 1970 work Gemini Suite is scheduled for reissue on CD this December. Remastered from the original stereo mixes at Abbey Road, it marks the start of a new Jon Lord reissue series on earMUSIC. Gemini Suite was first performed in September 1970 at London’s Royal Festival Hall with the rest of Deep Purple … Continue reading Gemini Suite reissued in December
An exclusive new version of Jon Lord's Zarabanda Solitaria will feature on a brand new series of CDs titled Music For My Love. Released by London-based label Toccata Classics, the series will ultimately comprise more than 100 new works for string orchestra composed and recorded in the honour of a young woman whose life ended much … Continue reading New Jon Lord work celebrates life and love
The photo biography on Jon Lord's life and career now comes with a special photo supplement featuring classic photos of Jon by renowned rock photographer Fin Costello. Let's have a look inside. The supplement opens with a touching foreword by Glenn Hughes - and is exclusively hand signed by Glenn. It then moves on to a fascinating series of atmospheric full page … Continue reading Extra classic photos from Jon’s career
Jon Lord passed away four years ago today. To honour and remember Jon today we invite you on a bit of time travel. In early 1984 Jon was special guest on the BFBS Monday Rock Show with Jon Bennett. With Whitesnake, Jon had just released the Slide It In album, so the interview includes talk about … Continue reading Vintage 1984: Remembering Jon Lord
All Those Years Ago is the exclusive photo biography on Jon Lord's life and career. Now down to its final 100 copies in stock, the book was created in close cooperation with Jon Lord's family by Rufus Stone Limited Editions. At a special price, these last 100 copies come with an special photo supplement featuring a selection of photos by legendary music photographer … Continue reading The last 100 copies…
Today we celebrate what would have been Jon Lord's 75th birthday. His music continues to excite, exhilarate and endure. Please share your thoughts and memories on Jon and his music.