Deep Purple Legend Jon Lord Fighting Cancer (Top 11 of 11)

Deep Purple Legend Jon Lord Fighting Cancer was a top 11 story of 2011 for August. Here is the recap: (Rock News Desk) Ex Deep Purple keyboard maestro Jon Lord is fighting cancer, he's announced. But he's vowed to beat the disease and return to the live arena within twelve months, and he adds writing new material will form part of his recovery programme.

Lord says via his website: "I would like all my friends, followers, fans and fellow travellers to know that I am fighting cancer, and will therefore be taking a break from performing while getting the treatment and cure.

"I shall, of course, be continuing to write music. In my world it just has to be part of the therapy. I fully expect to be back in good shape next year. - more on this story

This Thanksgiving weekend we are looking back at the top 11 Day in Rock stories for each month of 2011. See the other Top 11 of 11 stories here

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