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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this day in 1980, Donna Summer becomes the first artist to sign with the newly formed Geffen Records. #RockTrivia #GeffenRecords

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: An instrumental called "No Matter What Shape", that was used in Alka Seltzer commercials in 1965, went to #3 for The T-Bones. #RockTrivia #TheT-Bones

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Glen Campbell played lead guitar on the recordings of The Beach Boys "Dance, Dance, Dance" and "Help Me Rhonda". He was also a full time member of The Beach Boys' touring group for four months in 1964 into 1965. #RockTrivia #GlenCampbell #TheBeahcBoys

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The Clash's "Rock The Casbah" was written after the banning of rock music in Iran. #RockTrivia #TheClash

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The piano player on Simon And Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is Larry Knechtel, who later joined the Soft Rock group Bread. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The lead vocal of The Beach Boys' 1965, #1 hit, "Barbara Ann" was actually sung by Dean Torrence of Jan And Dean. Torrence was just hanging around the studio when everyone started to play the former Regents' hit, without knowing that the tape machine was still running. #RockTrivia #TheBeachBoys #JanAndDean

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: After the British Invasion duo of Peter And Gordon had run their course, Peter Asher went on to become the manager of Linda Rondstadt and James Taylor. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: In 1972, Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials wouldn't let them off the plane because of their long hair. #RockTrivia #LedZeppelin

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: In 1978, ABBA was Sweden's most profitable export. Car maker Volvo was number two. #RockTrivia #ABBA

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top sport two of the longest beards in all of show business, while drummer Frank Beard is clean shaven. #RockTrivia #ZZTop