We were very sad to hear of the news yesterday of Jon Lord who died in London. He suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jon Lord was the legendary keyboard player with Deep Purple who co-wrote many of the band’s legendary songs including ‘Smoke On The Water’ and played with Whitesnake and many bands and musicians throughout his career.
At the time of his death he was surrounded by his loving family.
And here’s the great man himself on that legendary song: