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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day "The Chipmunks", Alvin, Simon and Theodore, were named after executives at Liberty Records by their creator, Ross Bagdasarian, who used the stage name David Seville. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day James Brown earned his nick-name, "The Hardest Working Man In Show Business". In 1967 alone, he played to over three million fans during 350 shows and was still booked for a full tour when he died on Christmas Day, 2006 at the age of 73. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The 1969 LP "Abby Road" features the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Murmaids #3 1963 hit, "Popsicles and Icicles" was written by David Gates, the future founder of the Soft Rock group, Bread. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The 1969 LP "Abby Road" features the only original UK Beatles album sleeve to show neither the artist name nor the album title on its front cover. #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 Van Halen's "5150" is named after Eddie's Peavey 5150 amp, which is built exclusively for him. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Yardbirds were the ones who gave Clapton the nickname "Slowhand". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When her daughter was born, Slick joked that she was going to name her daughter god (intentionally with a lower case 'g') because she wished for her child to be humble. Unfortunately one of the attending nurses took her seriously, and she leaked the information to the press. Thus the urban legend (and her daughter, actually named China) was born! #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In 1987, The Coasters became the first group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. #RockTrivia