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Monday, February 3, 201402/03/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock 2/3

Eleven years ago today, what famous record producer was arrested for murder after actress Lana Clarkson was found at his home. The producer said she committed suicide by “kissing the gun”. He is currently serving his sentence at the California State Prison in Stockton. He will be 88 year old before becoming eligible for parole. Who is this famous producer behind bars?

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Wednesday, January 29, 201401/29/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/29

On September 7, 1976, Eric Clapton wrote a song for his girlfriend Pattie Boyd while waiting for her to get ready to attend Paul and Linda McCartney’s annual Buddy Holly party. Years later, Boyd would say “For years it tore at me. To have inspired Eric to write such music was so flattering.” What was the song he wrote?

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Tuesday, January 28, 201401/28/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/27

More than 20 versions of Guitar Hero have been released over the years. What band was the first to have a version dedicated solely to their music?

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Monday, January 27, 201401/27/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/24

William Michael Albert Broad is better known by what name? Need a hint? You’d know his signature sneer in a heartbeat.

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Tuesday, January 21, 201401/21/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/21

48 years ago today in 1966, George Harrison married his first wife Pattie Boyd. The two met on the set of the movie “A Hard Day’s Night”. She left him in the 1970s for what other rocker?

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Tuesday, January 21, 201401/21/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/20

On July 13, 1985 Led Zeppelin reunited and performed at the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The short set featured drummer Tony Thompson and one other famous rock drummer. Who was the other drummer?

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Thursday, January 16, 201401/16/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/16

On this date (1/16) in 1976, one of the biggest-selling live albums of all time was released. What is the name of the album? Hint: It’s actually a double album and take a look at the picture for an additional clue.

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Wednesday, January 15, 201401/15/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/14

What was the last album from The Who featuring Keith Moon? The album came out 20 days before his death. The title cut is probably the most familiar track on the album…but it also contains Sister Disco, Empty Glass and Trick of the Light.

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Wednesday, January 15, 201401/15/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/15

80s rocker Billy Idol appeared in a late 1990s movie as himself. In the movie, he’s on a plane and helps the movie’s main character serenade the women he loves…a women who was on her way to Vegas to get married to another man. What’s the name of the movie?

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/10

What band got their start in 1981 and consisted of former members of King Crimson, Yes, Emerson Lake & Palmer and Krokus? (Hint: It’s Lynch’s favorite band).

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

Groom

A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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Rice replaces ice in India bucket challenge

An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.

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From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

99beers

Invite the whole neighborhood to your cookout, because you're going to have plenty of beer.

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Australian farmers could have world’s woolliest sheep

Six-year-old Shaun the merino sheep may be the world's woolliest sheep. He had likely never been shorn in his life, but was due to have a date with the clippers in the next few days, farmers said.

Shaun the sheep was found wandering the Australian countryside with what is estimated to be a 55 lb coat.