Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Jon Lord - Deep Purple - Pancreatic Cancer

When I heard that Jon Lord, one of the members of Deep Purple (Smoke on the Water, anyone?) died from pancreatic cancer, my first thought was "How terrible" and my second thought was "that's sort of ironic." Deep Purple.. purple is the color for pancreatic cancer awareness? I digress.

So, this post is mostly a tribute in memoriam to Jon Lord  - and all those who battle this disease.  Here's a video from YouTube of Deep Purple's #1 most recognized hit - and also the first song that a LOT of guitar players learn to play...


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