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Message 1261206 - Posted: 16 Jul 2012, 18:52:16 UTC

Courtesy of the BBC News website, Jon Lord, the former keyboard player with rock band Deep Purple, has died aged 71. I have a feeling that I'll be giving Space Truckin' a 'blasting' tonight!



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Message 1261209 - Posted: 16 Jul 2012, 18:54:50 UTC - in response to Message 1261206.

You beat me to Iona. Yes, Deep Purle were good. Another sad day. RIP Jon.
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Message 1261262 - Posted: 16 Jul 2012, 20:37:09 UTC

R.I.P Jon
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Message 1261284 - Posted: 16 Jul 2012, 21:27:02 UTC

yes R.I.P. John

Saw him once on stage, the only time I've seen a Hammond organ quake in fear, and that was before he started playing it
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Message 1261379 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 5:15:01 UTC

R.I.P.

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Message 1261397 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 5:52:53 UTC




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ak12PBrTuw&feature=related


R.I.P. Jon Lord



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Message 1261406 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 6:11:24 UTC

R.I.P.

--who doesn't know smoke on the water.... another legend gone...
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Message 1261430 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 7:19:49 UTC

Another one joins the Heavenly Band.

Rest in Peace, and thanks for all the great music.
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Message 1261530 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 13:38:08 UTC

I heard that on my way in to work last night. Lot of great tunes out of that band. RIP.
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Message 1261605 - Posted: 17 Jul 2012, 22:28:55 UTC

I bought the vinyl album Made in Japan many years ago.

Deep Purple are still one of my all time favorite bands.

Another great musician gone to that great gig in the sky.

R.I.P. Jon

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Message 1262117 - Posted: 19 Jul 2012, 5:50:45 UTC

For Remember :


another great Song from Deep Purple,


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oovbKFWf9qU&feature=related


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Message 1262220 - Posted: 19 Jul 2012, 15:41:22 UTC

Child in Time is just one excellent track.

Brought me back in time

Aww well those were the days

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Message 1262259 - Posted: 19 Jul 2012, 17:54:48 UTC

RIP Jon Lord.
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Message 1262329 - Posted: 19 Jul 2012, 21:57:18 UTC - in response to Message 1262259.

Oh what a perfect stranger indeed
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