Eric Johnson and Alien Love Child will perform live in Studio 1A on Music with Jay Trachtenberg at 2 pm.
IN THE NEWS:
The Yeah Yeah Yeah’s have been confirmed to replace The Beastie Boys at this year’s ACL Festival. It was also announced that Raphael Saadiq will play the 5:30-6:30 spot left open by Lily Allen’s recent cancellation. It is unknown who will play in the 7:30-8:30 spot.
Luckenbach, TX has been awarded the record for largest recorded guitar ensemble, with 1,859 people playing Luckenbach, Texas, London Homesick Blues, and This Land Is Your Land.
TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1964 – The Beatles released Matchbox/Slow Down.
1979 – I Wanna Be Your Lover by Prince was released. It was his first U.S. hit.
1981 – Mark David Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for the murder of John Lennon.