On This Day

June 1, 1996 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Deaths in Music

  • Alan Blakley, British guitarist and record producer (The Tremeloes - "Here Comes My Baby"; "Silence Is Golden"), dies of cancer at 54
  • Don Grolnick, American jazz pianist, composer and session musician (Brecker Brothers; Linda Ronstadt; James Taylor), dies of non-Hodgkin lymphoma at 48
1996 in Music