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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 Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar, who taught George Harrison to play the instrument, is the father of nine time Grammy winner Norah Jones. Shankar was 59 years old when she was born. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Peter, Paul And Mary's 1969 hit, "Leaving On A Jet Plane", was written by John Denver and originally recorded by him as an album cut with the title "Babe, I Hate To Go". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The original back album cover of Wings' "Red Rose Speedway" contained a Braille message to Stevie Wonder that said "We love you, baby." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In 2014 it was reported that "Rock and Roll Part 2", co-written by Gary Glitter and Mike Leander, was earning an estimated $250,000 a year in royalties due to its use in the National Hockey League. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Although it held the number one spot in the US for only a week, Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" remained on the Billboard album chart for 741 weeks and has sold an estimated 50 million copies world wide. #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 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 In August, 1984, Ray Parker Jr. asked "Who you gonna call?" on his #1 hit "Ghostbusters". Huey Lewis heard the song and answered, "A lawyer." Lewis sued Parker for plagiarism for copying his song "I Want a New Drug". The two eventually settled out of court. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When Steve Winwood left The Spencer Davis Group in the summer of 1967, one of the rejected applicants to be auditioned was a young piano player named Reginald Dwight, who would later launch a solo career, re-naming himself, Elton John. #RockTrivia