The rock of Deep Purple, drummer and co-founder Ian Paice, was born in Nottingham, England on June 29, 1948.
A true original among rock keyboard players would have been 74 today. Jon Lord left us in 2012 at 71, but his brilliant organ and piano work lives on.
Hugh Cornwell, Uli Jon Roth and others have beed added to ‘Sunshine Of Your Love,’ the all-star tribute to Jack Bruce at London's Roundhouse in October.
Jon Lord’s organ & piano work illuminated the recording and live output of Deep Purple through their glory years, all the way to his departure in 2002.