Tuesday, January 25, 2011

RITCHIE BLACKMORE Awarded Commemorative Medal Of Armenian Prime Minister

Legendary DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, who was instrumental in the Rock Aid Armenia project, was awarded a commemorative medal of the Armenian Prime Minister.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the charity in which classic rock stars from all over the world gathered to contribute their talents on to DEEP PURPLE's classic anthem "Smoke On The Water".

All proceeds were donated to the Armenian earthquake victims.


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