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    Posted: July 16 2012 at 12:32
The good ones go away far too early...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rushfan4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 16 2012 at 12:36
Sad news indeed.  It sounded pretty dire when they announced that he had pancreatic cancer, but I was hoping he would beat it.  RIP.
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Well, 71 years isn't exactly a short life for a rock musician, all things considered..........but still far too soon.  He will be missed.
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I was listening to "Woman From Tokyo" on the way to work today. Sad news.
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Very sad news. We have lost a true elder statesman of music.
 
The website says "It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Jon Lord, who suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism today, Monday 16th July at the London Clinic, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Jon was surrounded by his loving family."
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Well, now Heaven's rock band now has a great keyboardist to augment Rick Wright's atmospheric playing. RIP.
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how sad...one of the biggest influences of the whole rock scene, a very talented and inspiring musician indeed...he will be greatly missed...
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His re-recording of Concerto for Group and Orchestra (featuring the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Joe Bonamassa, Steve Morse etc) is released in September  and will hopefully serve as a fitting tribute to this great musician.
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I hope they all are jamming together in heaven...
It doesn't feel so very bad now,
I think the end is the start.
Begin to feel very glad now.
All things are a part
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RIP Jon
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Truly tragic. A major force in music. An icon. 
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One of the giants.Broken Heart  I can just picture him and Wright playing together in that big gig in the sky.
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Very sad news. Unhappy
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Wow, I'm really shocked right now. What a legendary and indisputable sound that guy had.
RIP Jon
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Aw man..... 
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Super super sad....R.I.P. Mr. Jon Lord
Jon Lord ist gestorben.Ex-Deep Purple amazing organist,pianist,composer,and honorary Doctor of Music,Jon Lord.

http://www.open-report.de/artikel/Deep+Purple-Gr%C3%BCndungsmitglied+Jon+Lord+ist+tot/181015.html
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Broken Heart
Saw the man play back in 1998. He was a true force of nature. I've honestly never heard anything like it in my life - and that Hammond organ... man that Hammond organ. 
I'll pop on one of the first Deep Purple albums in his honour tonight. Rest in peace Jon - and my heart goes out to your family.
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Perhaps my favourite rock keyboardist of all, may he rest peacefully.
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That's a bummer. He was one of my favorite organists.
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