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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: David Lee Roth's 1985 hit "Just A Gigolo", was originally recorded by jazz artist Ted Lewis in 1931. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival had never been to Mississippi when he wrote "Proud Mary" or Louisiana when he penned "Born On The Bayou". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Roy Orbison's trademark look came about when he misplaced his regular glasses and had to rely on a pair of prescription sunglasses. His management liked the mysterious look it gave him, and soon, they were the only ones he wore. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1965, Jan Berry of Jan And Dean is accidentally knocked off of a camera car and breaks his leg on the first day of shooting the film Easy Come, Easy Go. 17 others are also hurt, causing Paramount to cancel the movie entirely. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Ringo Starr was the shortest Beatle. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Stevie Wonder's actual first name is Steveland. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The official Elvis Presley Fan Club was launched in the UK. The Club still exists today at www.ElvisPresleyFanClub.co.uk #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1942, the American Federation of Musicians went on strike after Union president James C. Petrillo told musicians that phonograph records were 'a threat to members' jobs.' As a result, musicians refused to perform in recording sessions over the next several months. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Michael Jackson's 1988 autobiography, Moon Walk, was edited by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: A recording engineer named Jerry Samuels, who billed himself as Napoleon XIV, hit the top of the Billboard chart with a novelty song called "They're Coming to Take me Away, Ha-Haaa!" The song was banned by many US radio stations because it seemed to make fun of the insane. #RockTrivia