Bale of Hay Kills Former ELO Cellist
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 11:59:05
In a strange freak accident, former ELO cellist and founding member Mike Edwards was killed on Friday when a bale of hay crashed into his van, according to Reuters. Edwards was 62 and driving in Southern England when the hay rolled down a hill and hit his vehicle, which the police believe caused him to swerve and hit another car on the road. Edwards was a member of ELO - which is short for Electric Light Orchestra- from 1972 through 1975.
I am a huge ELO fan - come on, isn't "Don't Bring Me Down" one of the best songs ever?- so this news is quite the bum out, as it's surely a strange way to die, as well. My thoughts and prayers go out to Edwards' friends and family.
Have you ever listened to ELO? Does this news make you want to go download a song from iTunes?