Today in Music History: Jan and Dean

On this date seven years ago, Jan Berry dies after a suffering a seizure.  He is a week shy of his sixty-third birthday.  His health had been questionable since his near-fatal April '66 accident, when his Stingray crashed into a parked truck.  This crash occurred just a few blocks from the title location of this prophetic '64 top ten hit:

 

 

 

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