June 28, 2017

He Came Back From Dead Man’s Curve

Sad news today that Jan Berry of the 60s rock due Jan & Dean died from a seizure. He was 62.

Barry suffered serious brain damage in 1966 when he rammed is Corvette into the rear of a truck at high speed. The accident occured on a stretch of California highway called “Dead Man’s Curve,” the name of one of Jan & Dean’s hits.

Although the accident left him paralyzed on one side and unable to speak. He eventually regained some mobility and was able to sing again but spent the latter part of his career producing records.

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