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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this day in 1994, 42 year-old John Mellencamp confirms he recently had a mild heart attack brought on by an 80-cigarettes-per-day habit and a cholesterol level of 300. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Little Richard's father, Charles "Bud" Penniman was both a church deacon and a nightclub owner who sold bootlegged moonshine on the side. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Although the 1970 hit "Spirit in the Sky" has a clear Christian theme, its writer, Norman Greenbaum, was actually Jewish. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The epitaph on Sonny Bono's headstone reads: "And The Beat Goes On". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Reality TV star Kelly Osbourne told the press that her father Ozzy was once banned from her school in England after passing wind and falling asleep in the middle of a parent / teacher interview. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Hank Ballard And The Midnighters made music history in September, 1960 when they became the first group to have three songs in the U.S. Hot 100 at the same time, "Finger Poppin' Time", "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" and "The Twist". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Some proponents of the "Elvis Is Alive" theory maintain that when a document examiner analyzed the handwriting on Elvis Presley's death certificate, he found that it matches the handwriting of Elvis himself. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this day in 1965 The Beatles, a half hour Saturday morning cartoon show featuring genuine Beatles songs but not their real voices, premieres on ABC-TV. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Beatles recorded "Strawberry Fields Forever" during the sessions for "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in the Fall of 1966. The song was left off the album, but appeared on 1968's "Magical Mystery Tour". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Sept. 23, 1967, there was a new #1 song in the country. The Box Tops hit the top spot with their single "The Letter", as sung by 16 year old Alex Chilton. #RockTrivia