Producer JOHN PURDELL Dies Of Cancer

July 12, 2003

John Purdell, producer of a number of acclaimed albums from such artists as OZZY OSBOURNE, POISON, L.A. GUNS, DREAM THEATER, KIX, ALICE COOPER, and CINDERELLA, passed away from cancer on Thursday, July 10. John had been hospitalized in Quebec for two weeks and was most recently touring with THE LOU GRAMM BAND as the group's keyboardist.

Purdell, who was splitting his time between the studio and the road at the time of his death, produced OSBOURNE's best-selling "No More Tears" album, where John co-wrote the title song, and he also penned the lyrics to three songs ("Perry Mason", "Old L.A." and "Tomorrow") on OZZY's "Ozzmosis" CD.

For more information on the albums Purdell has worked on, including his personal comments on various recording sessions he has been involved in, visit John's official web site at this location.

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