IN THE NEWS:
Jackson Browne has settled his copyright lawsuit against Senator John McCain and the Republican National Committee over their unauthorized use of Running On Empty in the 2008 presidential campaign. McCain and the RNC issued an apology and a pledge “to respect and uphold the rights of artists and to obtain permissions and/or licenses for copyrighted works where appropriate.”
Austin’s own Sad Accordions (who were previously featured on our Austin Under The Radar show) and Alex Dupree & the Trapdoor Band perform with Jessica Lea Mayfield at Stubb’s – the show starts at 8 pm.
TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1979 – Robert Palmer’s “Bad Case Of Loving You” was released.
1980 – Keith Godchaux (Grateful Dead) was injured in a car accident. He died two days later.
1987 – Guns ‘n Roses released their debut album, “Appetite For Destruction.”