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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The group of studio musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew" were so named by drummer Hal Blaine because older, more conservative players said that these young session guys were going to "wreck the business." #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1968, Janis Joplin announced that she would be leaving Big Brother And The Holding Company. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: When James Brown was in a recording studio, he insisted that his band, The Famous Flames, wear their stage uniforms so that they looked professional at all times. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Sky Saxon wrote The Seeds' 1967 garage band classic "Pushin' Too Hard" while sitting in the front seat of a car waiting for his girlfriend to finish grocery shopping. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: In 2004 the UK performing rights group Phonographic Performance Limited named "A Whiter Shade Of Pale" as the most-played record by British broadcasting of the past 70 years. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: Hank Ballard And The Midnighters made music history in September, 1960 when they became the first group to have three songs in the U.S. Hot 100 at the same time, "Finger Poppin' Time", "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" and "The Twist". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: On this date in 1962, a Chinese newspaper reports what it calls "ugly displays", as teens have been seen dancing The Twist in Maoming Cultural Park. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: The lyrics of The Duprees 1962 hit, "You Belong To Me", tell us that we can See the Pyramids Along The Nile. The Great Pyramids of Giza are in fact about five miles (eight Km) from the modern location of the Nile River. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: When Ringo Starr's 1963 Ludwig drum kit was sold at an auction in December, 2015, it was the first time they had been seen in public in over fifty years. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day: David Lee Roth's 1985 hit "Just A Gigolo", was originally recorded by jazz artist Ted Lewis in 1931. #RockTrivia