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RIP Jon Lord – Deep Purple were better than Beethoven (photos)

RIP Jon Lord, the Leicester-born keyboard player with Deep Purple has died. He was 71. And with his passing goes a slice of your youth. Lord was the co-writer of the pop classic Smoke On The Water. He is another victim of cancer.

As Lord said in 1973: “We’re as valid as anything by Beethoven.”

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Posted: 17th, July 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment