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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In 1967, The Beatles posted an add in The Times of London urging the legalization of marijuana. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Black Sabbath song "Fairies Wear Boots" was inspired by an encounter with combat boot-wearing skinheads who disrupted one of the bands' early concerts. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On this day in 1982 Ozzy Osbourne married his manager Sharon Arden in Maui. Ozzy would later state he chose July 4th to get married so he would remember the date. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr are brothers-in-law. Starr is married to Barbara Bach, who is the sister of Walsh's wife, Marjorie. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Buddy Rich, the legendary Jazz drummer, died after surgery in 1987. As he was being prepped for the surgery, a nurse asked him, "Is there anything you can't take?" He replied, "Yeah, Country music." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day More than 2,200 cover versions of The Beatles' 1965 song "Yesterday" exist, making it the most recorded song in history. It has been performed over seven million times in the 20th century alone. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On June 29, 1985, John Lennon's 1965 Rolls Royce Phantom V sold for $2,299.000.00 at an auction for New York's Cooper-Hewitt museum. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Led Zeppelin is the only band to have every one of their albums reach the Billboard Top Ten. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The words "Da Doo Ron Ron" started out as being gibberish filler while Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry worked out the lyrics to a new number they were writing. When nothing else came to them, they not only kept the phrase in the song, it ended up being used as the title to the now classic Rock tune by The Crystals. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day One this day in 2002 The Who’s bass player John Entwistle, died aged 57 in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He had gone to bed that night with a stripper. The medical examiner determined that death was due to a heart attack induced by an undetermined amount of cocaine. #RockTrivia