Founder member of Deep Purple, Jon was born in Leicester. He began playing piano aged 6, studying classical music until leaving school at 17 to become a Solicitor’s clerk.
earMUSIC TO RELEASE THREE NEW REISSUES OF JON LORD CLASSICS ON SEPTEMBER 27TH
earMUSIC is proud to announce the release of three Jon Lord re-issues on September 27th, 2019. With his legendary organ blues-rock sound, Deep Purple’s founder and soul, Jon Lord has influenced decades of rock music.
The Story of "Malice In Wonderland" - Paice Ashton Lord
Nothing was made public but mysterious adverts appeared in the British music press during July 1976: "British Band Requires British Bass Player and Lead Guitarist for formation of new rock band by three established musicians". In August 1976 the music papers confirmed Deep Purple's split and announced that Ian Paice, Tony Ashton and Jon Lord were forming a new band to be known as Paice, Ashton, Lord.
earMUSIC TO RELEASE A REISSUE OF PAICE ASHTON LORD – MALICE IN WONDERLAND ON MAY 17th
On May 17th earMUSIC will release a re-issue of Malice In Wonderland by Paice Ashton Lord originally released in 1977. Paice Ashton Lord was a short-lived but spectacular moment in the history of rock ‘n’ roll.