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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Freddy Mercury once dressed Princess Diana as a male model to sneak her into a gay club in London. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Little Richard kicked Jimi Hendrix out of his band for stealing the spotlight: Jimi wouldn't wear the uniform Richard had imposed (since he wanted all the attention to his figure) and the audience was delighted with his guitarist's eccentric way of dressing. #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 The Hollies' 1967 Top Ten hit "Carrie Anne" was written by Graham Nash about singer Marianne Faithful. He later said he was too shy to use her real name. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The backup vocal group on Paul Simon's, "Slip Slidin' Away" was The Oak Ridge Boys. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer assigned to document Elvis Presley's early career, recalled that he shot in black and white because Elvis' label, RCA, refused to pay for high-priced color film and processing, uncertain if Elvis was going to be worth it. His two week assignment lasted over 60 years. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The memorable reverse-echo effect on Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" (Woman.... you need) was actually do to track bleed-through that sound-engineer Eddie Kramer couldn't get rid of, and so added reverb. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Milton Gabler, the producer of Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock", was an uncle by marriage to actor Billy Crystal. Billy inducted Gabler into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1993. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer assigned to document Elvis Presley's early career, recalled that he shot in black and white because Elvis' label, RCA, refused to pay for high-priced color film and processing, uncertain if Elvis was going to be worth it. His two week assignment lasted over 60 years. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Eddie Van Halen plays the guitar solo in the middle of Michael Jackson's Beat It. #RockTrivia