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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Before he was convicted of murder, Charles Manson befriended Beach Boys' drummer Dennis Wilson, who convinced the rest of the band to record a Manson composition called "Cease To Exist". The title was changed to "Never Learn Not To Love" and was released as the "B" side of the single "Bluebirds Over The Mountain", which eventually climbed to number 61 in early 1969, giving Manson a hit record on Billboard's Hot 100. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Some of our founding fathers of rock on this MLK day: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Bo Diddley, Fats Domino, and Buddy Miles. Just to name a few. Who did I leave out? #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day ‘N Sync’s “I’ll Never Stop” is the best-selling cassette single of 2009, 2010, and 2011, selling 24 copies, 13 copies, and 11 copies respectively. #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 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. Fortunately for all concerned, the performance never happened. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day 48 years ago today in 1969, music changed for many people. It was on this day that Led Zeppelin released their debut LP in the US. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day A friend once asked John Lennon what was the best lyric he ever wrote. "That's easy," replied Lennon, "All you need is love." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When Pearl Jam released their cover of ‘Last Kiss’ as a single, they decided all proceeds would go to Kosovo War refugees. The song raised ten million dollars. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The sex noises in Rocket Queen by Guns N’ Roses were real and were made by Axl Rose having sex with Steven Adler’s girlfriend in the studio. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When her daughter was born, Slick joked that she was going to name her daughter god (intentionally with a lower case 'g') because she wished for her child to be humble. Unfortunately one of the attending nurses took her seriously, and she leaked the information to the press. Thus the urban legend (and her daughter, actually named China) was born! #RockTrivia