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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: It was Paul McCartney, not Ringo Starr who played drums on the Beatles "Back In The U.S.S.R." and "The Ballad of John and Yoko". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival had never been to Mississippi when he wrote "Proud Mary" or Louisiana when he penned "Born On The Bayou". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: In his autobiography, Donovan revealed that the phrase "electrical banana" in his song "Mellow Yellow", was a reference to a yellow-coloured vibrator. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Syd Nathan of King Records was hesitant to record James Brown's "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag". When he asked what the song was about, Brown replied, "I have no idea." #RRockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Several of the major forces in the world of Rock 'n' Roll, including Jimi Hendrix and The Carpenters, started out as opening acts for Engelbert Humperdinck in the late '60s, '70's and '80s. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1970, Two months after launching their TV series, The Partridge Family reaches the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with "I Think I Love You". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: James Brown's wife, Adrienne Brown tried to get her traffic tickets dismissed because of "diplomatic immunity" in June of 1988. She claimed her husband was the official "ambassador of soul". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Raspberries 1972 debut album sported a raspberry scented 'scratch and sniff' sticker. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1952, Bill Haley marries his pregnant girlfriend just four days after he divorces his first wife. In all, Bill would marry three times and have eight children. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Lemon Pipers, who reached #1 in the US in 1968 with "Green Tambourine", first gained notoriety by reaching the finals in the Ohio Battle Of The Bands in 1967, losing out to The James Gang. #RockTrivia