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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day David Rose, who had a Billboard #1 hit in 1962 with an instrumental called "The Stripper", also wrote the theme for the TV show Little House On The Prairie. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Chip Taylor is the stage name of songwriter James Voight, brother of actor Jon Voight and uncle of actress Angelina Jolie and wrote The Troggs' hit "Wild Thing".

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The first time the original members of the Eagles played together was as a backing band for Linda Ronstadt at Disneyland.

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In his autobiography, Donovan revealed that the phrase "electrical banana" in his song "Mellow Yellow", was a reference to a yellow-coloured vibrator.

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day "The First Cut Is The Deepest", written by Cat Stevens in 1967, has been a hit record for P. P. Arnold (UK #18 in 1967), Keith Hampshire (Canadian #1 in 1973), Rod Stewart (US #21 in 1977) and Sheryl Crow (US #14 in 2003).

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Where are you when the jockey is the smoothest and the music is the coolest? Anwer: At the hop #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Bo Diddley studied classical violin for 12 years under Professor O.W. Frederick. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Which rock opera's overture did The Assembled Multitude have a modest a hit with in 1970? Answer: Tommy's #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Most of the guitar solo on the final take of "Vehicle" by The Ides Of March was accidentally erased in the studio and had to be replaced with a discarded version from an earlier take. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The first Heavy Metal song to crack the Billboard Top 40 was Blue Cheer's version of "Summertime Blues" which reached #14 in 1968. #RockTrivia