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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Pete Townshend accidentally broke the neck of his guitar at a low-ceilinged venue and the audience enjoyed it so much it became a regular part of the act. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Roy Orbison's million selling, #2 hit, "Only The Lonely" was rejected by both Elvis Presley and The Everly Brothers. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Vocalist Peter Kraemer of Sopwith Camel had actually suggested the name "Sopwith Camel" for another newly formed group, but they passed on it and decided on Big Brother and The Holding Company. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Although some Eagles fans insist that the band's name is simply Eagles, guitarist Don Felder told TV's Night Talk in 2009, the band's name is The Eagles. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: One of Elvis Presley's first jobs was at a factory assembly line for the Precision Tool Company in Memphis, where he operated a drill press. His weekly take home pay was $27.00 for working from 7:00am to 3:30pm, five days a week. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Steven Tyler of Aerosmith will not allow anyone to refer to him as Steve. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Before joining KISS in 1982, Vinnie Vincent was a staff songwriter for the TV programs Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: U2's vocalist, Paul Hewson has been called "Bono" by his family and fellow band members since his adolescence. The nickname is short for "Bono Vox", an alteration of Bonavox, a Latin phrase which translates to "good voice." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Early in his career, Bill Haley was billed as "the Ramblin' Yodeler." #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