Today in Music: August 2, 2010

(Birthday boy Lee Mavers of UK band The La's turns 45)

On this day in 1962 Robert Zimmerman officially changed his name to Bob Dylan

In 1976, Pete "Puddy" Watts, a logntime member of Pink Floyd's road crew, and the man who supplied the maniacal laughter heard on the "Dark Side Of The Moon" album, died of a heroin overdose.

Chicago's pride and joy, Peter Cetera, landed at #1 on this day in 1986 with the single "The Glory of Love", from the soundtrack to the film The Karate Kid II.

In 1998, the Beastie Boys hit #1 with their new album "Hello Nasty". It was their third consecutive #1 album and would stay at the top spot for three weeks.

On this day in 2000, KC and the Sunshine Band member Jerome Smith was crushed to death by a bulldozer he had been operating.

Killers front man Brandon Flowers married Tana Munblowsky in a private ceremony held in Hawaii on this date in 2005.


Mojo Nixon, born in 1957.

Butch Vig (noted producer and founder of the bands Spooner, Fire Town and Garbage), 1957.

Lee Mavers, (guitarist/singer for The La's), 1965

Superior St. Rehearsal Facility

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