On This Day (July 16)…Rest in Peace, Jon Lord

The keyboardist and composer Jon Douglas Lord died on this day in 2012 of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years old. Retrieved from here. Lord's long career, spent primarily in the fields of hard rock and neoclassical, left a wealth of music behind which still delights fans to this day. In his time, … Continue reading On This Day (July 16)…Rest in Peace, Jon Lord

On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression

Deep Purple performed at Massey Hall in Toronto on this day in 2012. Deep Purple onstage at Massey Hall. Retrieved from here. This concert was undertaken as part of the Smoke on the Nation tour, a set of seventeen Canadian tour dates which was a part of the larger Songs That Built Rock tour. The … Continue reading On This Day (February 12)…Deep Purple Makes an Impression