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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this day in 1967, Brian Epstein's funeral is held in Liverpool. The event was not attended by The Beatles, who wished to give his family privacy by not attracting the media and fans. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Raspberries 1972 debut album sported a raspberry scented 'scratch and sniff' sticker. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The name we see on a Gibson Les Paul Signature guitar was not actually written by the famous guitarist. The image was produced by the company's Art Department and Les Paul had to learn to copy it for autographs. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Les Paul is the only person to be included in both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Kingsmen's Jack Ely once said that when the band entered the studio, their intention was to record "Louie Louie" as an instrumental, but they changed their mind at the last minute and he decided to add a vocal track. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this day in 1998, Elton John, at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, is joined on stage by comedian Jim Carrey. They perform "Rocket Man" as a duet. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The first time Billy Joel played 'Just The Way You Are' for his then wife Elizabeth, she asked "Do I get the publishing too?" Billy would later say, "In retrospect, I probably should have known right then and there that the relationship was doomed. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On Aug. 20, 1969, The Beatles finally finished John Lennon's "I Want You (She's So Heavy)". It was also the last time all four members of the group were inside the Abbey Road studios together. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: After a two hour rehearsal, Ringo Starr plays on stage with The Beatles for the first time at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight, Birkenhead on this day in 1962. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Milton Gabler, the producer of Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock", was an uncle by marriage to actor Billy Crystal. Billy inducted Gabler into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1993. #RockTrivia