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Two Deaths and two hits in Today’s Rock History!

 SEPTEMBER 3RD IS THE 246TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL SKYSCRAPER DAY.

1966

JAN:

Donovan enjoyed his only US number one hit, “Sunshine Superman”, which featured then Yardbird and future Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.

 2010

 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.

2017

 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.

1981

 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.

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