Deep Purple's Jon Lord dies at age 71

Jul 16, 2012 Full story: Bellingham Herald

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.

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“Headbanger”

Since: May 12

London, England

#1 Jul 18, 2012
Just a thought

Beloit, WI

#2 Jul 18, 2012
RIP.Gone but not forgotten.
Arianne Weaver

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#3 Jul 19, 2012
Will be missed, but his music lives on. I was privileged to see Deep Purple perform live at a smallish venue whist a teenager. WOW! I still have his autograph.
Just a thought

Beloit, WI

#4 Jul 19, 2012
Arianne Weaver.I remember seeing him in film clips surrounded by stage fog and rocking that Hammond organ back and forth.Made in Japan was the first 8 track I purchased when I was a teen.Ah,the good old days.

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