2002 – Ailing music giant EMI – home to the Beatles and Norah Jones – announces it will cut 400 acts from its roster in an effort to save $140 million.
1965 – Daniela Mercury, a Brazilian singer sometimes known as the Queen of Axe, is born in Salvador.
1963 – Beach Party premieres. Forget the jiggly stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello and concentrate on the man with the axe, as Dick Dale & the Del Tones provide the music.
1956 – Joseph “Satch” Satriani (born July 15, 1956 in Westbury, New York, U.S.) is an American guitarist and former guitar instructor. He is heavily influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. He also has a signature series amplifier, the Peavey JSX. In 1988, Satriani was recruited by the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger […]