for anyone (too young to know much about him)....here's a little postscript from my original post....
load up youtube, and search against
Deep Purple - Child In Time
Deep Purple - Highway Star
Deep Purple - Hard Lovin' man
and just immerse yourself in the greatness of possibly the greatest rock keyboard player ever...stunning does not do the man justice.
also, in case you're not into purple, here's some tunes he played on:
kinks - you really got me
nazareth - Shanghai'd in Shanghai
whitesnake - fool for your lovin'
grahmam bonnet - night games
george harrison - circles
albums by cozy powell, david gilmour and others
sad fact of life is that as i reach my stage of life (50 next week)...most of my idols are of an age that their time may be coming. and far too many of them we'll never see their like or talent again
go deo na hÉireann