Deep Purple Release Backstage Video Of Late Keyboardist' Jon Lord
When he finishes, Lord turns to the camera and says: "Isn't that a great song? Wish I got the right chords," and then, grabbing a glass of wine, jokes, "Is this wine corked or is it me?"
The Deep Purple co-founder retired from the group in 2002, going on to release a number of solo projects before his 2012 passing in London at the age of 71.
According to David Coverdale, the keyboardist was almost responsible for a reunion of a classic Deep Purple lineup. The singer connected with Ritchie Blackmore but the pair were unable to agree on a musical direction. Read more and watch the video here.
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