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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Who was fired as a Memphis theater usher in 1950 for beating up a fellow employee? Answer: Elvis Presley #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Which palace did A&M sign The Sex Pistols in front of? Answer: Buckingham #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Which new wave band waxed a classic version of soulster Al Green's, "Take Me To The River"? Answer: Talking Heads #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Strawberry Alarm Clock's "Incense and Peppermints" spent 16 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified Gold for selling one million copies in December, 1967. In the UK, it failed to chart at all. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The original title of The Beatles' album "Abbey Road" was "Everest". When it was suggested that the band travel to Mount Everest to have their picture taken, the idea was quickly dismissed and they simply walked outside in front of Abbey Road Studios to be photographed walking across the street. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Keith Moon, drummer for The Who, died in the same apartment that had previously belonged to Harry Nilsson and earlier, Mama Cass Elliot. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead often introduced the Marty Robbins penned "El Paso" as the band's "most requested number." Over a twenty-five year period, The Dead performed the tune 389 times. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Buddy Holly's real surname is "Holley". After being mis-spelled on his first recording contract, the name stuck, but it is spelled correctly on his tombstone. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Question: Which LP did The Rolling Stone's tongue & lips logo first grace? Answer: Sticky Fingers #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The twin guitar solo on The Eagles' "Hotel California", played by Joe Walsh and Don Felder, was named as the best guitar solo of all time by Guitarist magazine in 1998. #RockTrivia