Legendary Drummer CARLO LITTLE Passes Away

According to Deep-Purple.net, legendary 1960s rock'n roll drummer Carlo Little sadly passed away on Saturday, August 6 after a bravely fought battle with lung cancer. Carlo had strong roots in the DEEP PURPLE family tree, having played with Ritchie Blackmore and Nick Simper in SCREAMING LORD SUTCH'S SAVAGES, and with Jon Lord and Nick Simper in THE FLOWERPOT MEN, to name but a few. A picture of LORD SUTCH & THE ROMAN EMPIRE (1966-67), featuring Ritchie Blackmore and Carlo Little, can be found at Deep-Purple.net.


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