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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day 48 years ago today in 1969, music changed for many people. It was on this day that Led Zeppelin released their debut LP in the US. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day A friend once asked John Lennon what was the best lyric he ever wrote. "That's easy," replied Lennon, "All you need is love." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When Pearl Jam released their cover of ‘Last Kiss’ as a single, they decided all proceeds would go to Kosovo War refugees. The song raised ten million dollars. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The sex noises in Rocket Queen by Guns N’ Roses were real and were made by Axl Rose having sex with Steven Adler’s girlfriend in the studio. #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 Mick Jagger sang backup on Carly Simon's, "You're So Vain", which she recently admitted that it was about Warren Beatty. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Stuxnet virus, which was the virus that shut down the Iran’s nuclear plants, made emergency speakers blast “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC before shutting down all systems. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On Jan. 4, 1965, Leo Fender sold his company, Fender Musical Instruments to CBS for $13 million dollars. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Rick Wakeman played the Mellotron on David Bowie's, "A Space Oddity". #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 sun-glasses. His management liked the mysterious look it gave him, and soon they were the only ones he wore. #RockTrivia