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‘I connected with him very intensely’: Deep Purple’s Steve Morse remembers Jon Lord

‘I connected with him very intensely’: Deep Purple’s Steve Morse remembers Jon Lord

“I’m one of Jon’s biggest fans,” Morse tells us. “He just had this certain something.”

‘I know who’s doing that’: Deep Purple’s Don Airey felt a familiar presence during tribute to Jon Lord, Gary Moore

‘I know who’s doing that’: Deep Purple’s Don Airey felt a familiar presence during tribute to Jon Lord, Gary Moore

Don Airey takes fans into the emotional sessions for “Adagio,” a song from All Keyed Up where the keyboardist pays tribute to both Jon Lord, whom he replaced in Deep Purple, as well as former bandmate Gary Moore.

‘His spiritual strength is what remains’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan gives a touching tribute to Jon Lord

‘His spiritual strength is what remains’: Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan gives a touching tribute to Jon Lord

The death of Jon Lord had a profound impact on Deep Purple during the recording of its newest album Now What?!, even though he’d left the group some 10 years before.

Blackmore’s Night – Dancer and the Moon (2013)

Blackmore’s Night – Dancer and the Moon (2013)

For those Deep Purple and Rainbow fans who’ve struggled to come to grips with Ritchie Blackmore’s turn toward ren-faire folkism with Blackmore’s Night, Dancer and the Moon might just provide the perfect entry point.

‘It was just absolutely wonderful’: Ian Paice on how Jon Lord impacted Deep Purple’s Now What?!

‘It was just absolutely wonderful’: Ian Paice on how Jon Lord impacted Deep Purple’s Now What?!

Deep Purple’s new studio project Now What?! features an overt tribute to Jon Lord in the touching, waltz-timed “Above and Beyond.” But it’s not the only moment that reminds Ian Paice of the band’s late founding keyboardist.

Something Else! Interview: Steve Morse of Deep Purple

Something Else! Interview: Steve Morse of Deep Purple

Guitarist Steve Morse joined us as Deep Purple released both deluxe and vinyl editions of their new album Now What?!, a comeback which has already topped the charts in four countries — and gone Top 20 in 13 more.

Deep Purple – Live in Paris: 1975 (2013)

Capturing the last concert from Deep Purple’s Mk III lineup, as Ritchie Blackmore subsequently left to form Rainbow, Live in Paris: 1975 also works as another glimpse into the brilliance of the recently deceased Jon Lord.

‘This album stretches out in some new areas’: Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

‘This album stretches out in some new areas’: Steve Morse previews the new Deep Purple studio project

Deep Purple’s first new studio project since 2005′s Rapture of the Deep remains untitled, something underscored by a new album teaser — which boasts only a question mark for an image.

‘Something wonderful will take place’: David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

‘Something wonderful will take place’: David Coverdale says Jon Lord’s passing could spark Deep Purple reunion

In a moving farewell to his former bandmate in Deep Purple, David Coverdale says the terrible loss of founding keyboardist Jon Lord just might serve as the spark the band needs to get back together.

‘His spirit is very much in the record’: Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s emotional tribute to Jon Lord

‘His spirit is very much in the record’: Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s emotional tribute to Jon Lord

Deep Purple’s new album will be both a departure and an opportunity to pay tribute to fallen co-founder Jon Lord, frontman Ian Gillan says.