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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On this day in 1976, The Who performed their last concert with Keith Moon in North America at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When The Beach Boys album "That's Why God Made the Radio" peaked at #3 in the Summer of 2012, it became the band's first Top Ten LP of original material in 49 years. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On this date in 1966, The Yardbirds landed in New York to begin their first American tour. Lead guitarist Jeff Beck left the group after the first two concerts. Jimmy Page shortly took over as lead guitarist. #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." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On this day in 1979, John Lennon and Yoko Ono donated $1,000 for a campaign to provide bulletproof vests for New York City policemen. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day During his Presidential campaign in 2000, George W. Bush was asked by Oprah Winfrey what his favorite song was. He replied "Wake Up Little Susie by Buddy Holly." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Dave Clark Five's "Glad All Over" was billed by their U.S. label as "the Mersey Sound with a Liverpool beat." In fact, the group came from London. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The worldwide merchandising and licensing of Elvis Presley memorabilia generates $32 million a year. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day British singer Harry Webb changed his stage name to Cliff Richard in the early 1950s. "Cliff" sounded like the face of a cliff, which suggested Rock. "Richard" was chosen to honor his musical hero, Little Richard. #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