Today In Music News: Ventures Member Passes, Mos Def Innovates and Dead Weather Makes TV Debut
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, June 17, 2009...
- Bob Bogle, lead guitarist and co-founder of The Ventures has died at 75. His band was best known as the band who played the Hawaii Five-0 theme song.
- In what is either a stroke of genius or the worst idea ever, Mos Def's new album is available as a t-shirt. Yes, you read that right. Cover art on the front of the shirt, track listing on the back and the download code for the album on the hang tag inside.
- Jack White's newest side project, Dead Weather, will make its television debut tomorrow night on The Tonight Show.
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