SEPTEMBER 3RD IS THE 246TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL SKYSCRAPER DAY.
Donovan enjoyed his only US number one hit, “Sunshine Superman”, which featured then Yardbird and future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.
Mike Edwards, a founding member of The Electric Light Orchestra was killed while driving in southwest England when a 600-kilogram bale of hay rolled down a field and crushed his van. The 62-year-old cellist died instantly.
Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, passed away at the age of 67.
The Techno-Pop duo of Marc Almond and David Ball, who called themselves Soft Cell, performED their #1 hit “Tainted Love” on Top Of The Pops.