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    Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:11:26

    Jon Lord Memorial Show Set for April 2014 - The Deep Purple keyboardist passed away last summer

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    Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord passed away last July after a bout with pancreatic cancer. A concert organized to celebrate his life and legacy will be held at London's Royal Albert Hall on April 4.

    The memorial show will feature Deep Purple members Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Don Airey and Steve Morse, as well as Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson, former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman and more.

    Classic rock forever.

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