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Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/31

It was #82 on VH1′s list of the greatest One Hit Wonders. The song was recorded on the night of John Lennon’s murder, and it is called “Lunatic Fringe”. What is the band that performed it?

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Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/30

On July 31, 1966, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker perform at the sixth National Jazz And Blues Festival under their own names. The trio had yet to settle on a name for their band. What did they eventually name the band?

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Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/29

On July 29, 1966, what famous rocker (now a Hall of Famer) was injured in a motorcycle accident near his home in Woodstock, NY? He broke several vertebrae, and suffered amnesia and mild paralysis…and his voice and music were never quite the same.

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Thursday, July 24, 201407/24/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/24

Back in the 60s, it wasn’t uncommon for a band’s name to be supplied by the booking agent. One Grammy winning rock band can thank a booking agent – who was a history enthusiast – for naming them after an 18th century agriculturist. The band stuck with the name, because the club manager liked them enough to book them for a second show. What is the band that got its start in the 60s and is named after an agriculturist?

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/22

In July 1991, 90 minutes into a concert at the Riverport Amphitheater near St. Louis, what rocker dove into the crowd to confiscate a fan’s video camera? After being pulled back on stage, this lead singer announced, “Thanks to the (bleep) security, I’m going home!” and left. After that, about 2500 fans staged a riot, resulting in an estimated $200,000 in damages.

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Friday, July 18, 201407/18/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/18

Lyrics challenge:

In what song will you find the following lyrics:

Off on your way, hit the open road
There is magic at your fingers

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Thursday, July 17, 201407/17/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/17

In the news today…Microsoft is laying off up to 18-thousand workers. So, let’s go back to better days for Microsoft. In the 1995, Microsoft used a Rolling Stones song in ads to launch Windows 95. What was the song?

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Wednesday, July 16, 201407/16/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 7/15

Lyrics challenge:

In what song will you find the following lyrics?

“And if you’re taking your girlfriend out tonight, you better park the car well out of sight.”

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Wednesday, July 16, 201407/16/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/8

What famous singer can you hear delivering the line “I Want My MTV” at the beginning of Dire Straits’ Money for Nothing?

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Wednesday, July 16, 201407/16/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/16

Black Magic Woman was a hit for Santana. But, it was a cover version. What other classic rock band performed it first?

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