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Review: Deep Purple release a seven-album boxset on vinyl

One of rock's most influential acts, formed in Hertford, England in 1968, has re-released seven albums from a particularly fruitful period in their history as part of an attractive vinyl boxset.

Concert for Jon Lord announced

London - Jon Lord died a year ago today, but his legacy lives on, including an official concert to celebrate his life on April 14 next year.

Who we lost this year in Music

This year has seen a fair number of big names in music go to that great gig in the sky, including one or two who should have been around a lot longer.

Happy Birthday Sir Malcolm

Sir Malcolm Arnold was born 91 years ago today. In 1958, his score for "The Bridge On The River Kwai" won him an Oscar for Best Music and Scoring.

The music of Jon Lord lives on

London - Thirty-three years and one day after it was first performed, a new recording of Jon Lord's rock-classical masterpiece is to be released.

Jon Lord (1941-2012) rock star supreme

London - Jon Lord, long time keyboard player with Deep Purple and one of the biggest names in progressive rock and heavy metal, has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 71.

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Jon Lord with collaborator Tony Ashton photographed in March 1990.
Jon Lord with collaborator Tony Ashton photographed in March 1990.
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