Call For Jon Lord Tribute Show With Original Deep Purple and Whitesnake

(Classic Rock) Musicians across the world have paid tribute to former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord, who died this week aged 71 after a cancer battle. He passed away suddenly after suffering a pulmonary embolism, commonly associated with the pancreatic cancer he'd been fighting for a year.

Former Whitenake bassist Neil Murray, who played with Lord in the band's late 70s lineup, says: "If the original members of Whitesnake and Deep Purple could bury their differences to play a tribute concert to Jon Lord, I'd be there in a flash."

Glenn Hughes, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath: "I turned my phone on as my plane landed at LAX, to hear the very sad news that we had lost Jon. It has deeply saddened me. A Gentleman and truly gifted. Jon was the one who convinced me to join Deep Purple Mk III. He was a father figure to me in those early years, and I will remember these moments we shared together. His music will live on, and I'm so glad that Jon and I wrote This Time Around. With love in my heart."

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