Articles Tagged 'Jon Lord'


In Memoriam: The Best Of British 2012

2012 saw a lot of glorious things happen in Britain, not the least of which was the Olympic Games, and its accompanying opening ceremony. But we also said a final goodbye to some of the country’s finest talents, some globally known, some not. Only this week we had the sad news that Gerry Anderson had […]

RIP Jon Lord, Deep Purple’s Organ Grinder

The rock world has been paying tribute to Jon Lord, the organist and pianist best known for playing with Deep Purple and Whitesnake, who died yesterday. He’d been fighting off pancreatic cancer. Born in Leicester, Jon learned classical piano at an early age, but switched to rock, jazz and blues after seeing Jerry Lee Lewis and  […]