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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: At one point, The Beach Boys' Mike Love, keyboard player Billy Preston, Marilyn McCoo and Ron Townsend of The Fifth Dimension and guitarist Johnny Echols of the L.A. band Love, all attended Dorsey High School in Los Angeles. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Kingsmen's Jack Ely once said that when the band entered the studio, their intention was to record "Louie Louie" as an instrumental, but they changed their mind at the last minute and he decided to add a vocal track. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs' 1965 #2 hit "Wooly Bully" was the first Billboard Record of the Year not to have topped a weekly Hot 100. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Country singer Tanya Tucker was such a big Elvis fan, she named one of her daughters "Presley." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: B.B. King named his guitar Lucille after nearly losing it in a fire started by two men fighting over a woman with that name. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Dr. Hook hit, "The Cover of Rolling Stone" was written by Shel Silverstein, a best-selling author of children's poems who was also a contributor to Playboy. When the group appeared on the magazine cover, it was in caricature, not an actual photograph. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Raspberries 1972 debut album sported a raspberry scented 'scratch and sniff' sticker. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The shortest record to reach the Billboard Top 40 was "Some Kind-A Earthquake" by Duane Eddy. This seldom heard instrumental, which is only one minute, seventeen seconds long, reached #37 in 1959. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The epitaph on Sonny Bono's headstone reads: "And The Beat Goes On". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Producer Phil Spector played guitar on The Rolling Stones' "Play With Fire". #RockTrivia