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Jon Lord, keyboardist co-founder of Deep Purple, dead at 71

Co-author of rock anthem “Smoke On The Water” Jon Lord, who co-wrote many of Deep Purple’s legendary songs including Smoke On The Water, had been receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer since last August. He co-founded Deep Purple in 1968 and also played with bands including Whitesnake during his career. He died at the London Clinic […]