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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Stevie Ray Vaughan was the guitarist on David Bowie's "Let's Dance". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Van Halen brothers were born in the Netherlands and trained as concert pianists. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day There is only one line in Pink Floyd's "One Of These Days." Nick Mason, the drummer recorded the line ... "One of these days, I'm going to cut you into little pieces." That is the only line he ever sang on a Floyd album. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Who's 1976 hit "Squeeze Box" was originally intended to be introduced on a television special planned in 1974. In the performance of the song, the members of the band were to have been surrounded by 100 topless women playing accordions as they played the song. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Waylon Jennings was Buddy Holly's bass player. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Frank Zappa didn't like beer. He used to say his body "gets along better with pepper, tobacco and coffee". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Sex Pistols were banned almost in every part of the UK, so they started touring under the name SPOT (Sex Pistols On Tour). #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Jim Morrison found the name "The Doors" for his rock band in the title of Aldous Huxley's book "The Doors Of Perception", which extolls the use of hallucinogenic drugs #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Deep Purple's Steve Morse's guitar has 11 different pickup positions. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In 1964, Ed Cobb of The Four Preps wrote a song called "Tainted Love" as a ballad for a singer named Gloria Jones. Eighteen years later, the Techno-pop duo, Soft Cell, took a synthesized version of it to #8 on the Hot 100. #RockTrivia