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    Posted: August 23 2011 at 10:29
A message from Jon Lord official website (http://jonlord.org/):

"I would like all my friends, followers, fans and fellow travelers to know that I am fighting cancer and will therefore be taking a break from performing while getting the treatment and cure.

I shall of course be continuing to write music – in my world it just has to be part of the therapy – and I fully expect to be back in good shape next year.

God bless and see you soon
Jon"


Wish Jon to win, we need him and his music.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jean-marie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 23 2011 at 11:29
Yes!!! I do realy love the way this guy plays the keys
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Horrible to here.  Glad he is optimistic about the outcome.  Do we know what kind of cancer/where it is located?
Which of you to gain me, tell, will risk uncertain pains of hell?
I will not forgive you if you will not take the chance.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote CPicard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 23 2011 at 12:46
I'm not pessisimistic, but the last times I read a musician talking about his cancer, it was Dio and he went away just a few months after this announcement (and not to talk about Voivod's Denis D'Amour).
I just hope it's a "minor" cancer and that Jon Lord has still some years of music before him.
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Indeed, rarely does one truly get past it for any amount of time.  I've had family members "get through" cancer temporarily ...but nope, it comes right back and gets you. 
Which of you to gain me, tell, will risk uncertain pains of hell?
I will not forgive you if you will not take the chance.
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Good luck, man.
Thanks !! Your topics always so good and informative. I like you talk.
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Originally posted by himtroy himtroy wrote:

Do we know what kind of cancer/where it is located?
I don't know. Just hope for good.
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Thats terrible! Anyway, our thoughts are with him and hopefully he gets well soon!
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Hope Jon makes a full recovery.

Edited by Nightfly - August 23 2011 at 17:01
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Get healthy Jon, you still have lots of years to keep on giving music to the world!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote scepter Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 24 2011 at 04:52
not to be rude but if i had cancer i dont want to know once u know u have it subconsciously your mind saying your gonna die chemo therapy makes u so sick u wish you were dead.

people who have cancer dont know fight it have longer life longevity all best jon lord sad to hear get weel soon
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Cactus Choir Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 24 2011 at 08:47
Good luck Jon. I hope you beat it and can keep hammering the Hammond for many more years to come!
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Here's hoping for a full recovery.


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Nobody can evaluate how advanced and how dangerous this cancer is; even the physicians can only estimate that. I just don't think it is reasonable to estimate the degree of the disease in this forum; the only thing one can do is think of Jon, hope, light a candle, say a prayer or do something else to (perhaps) give this great musician power. Anyway I wish him all the best.




Edited by Einsetumadur - August 25 2011 at 11:42
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I hope he gets well. What a great musician. I'm actually listening to Deep Purple right now.
The future's uncertain and the end is always near. - Jim Morrison
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hope Jon recovers soon


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God bless Jon. Keep fighting. Our thoughts are with you. Love your work, especially during Ian Gillan era DP, it will always be a part of me. Clap
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here's hoping for a quick and complete recovery!
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