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Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/28

The story has been told for years that it was 53 years ago today in 1961 (10/28) that a record store owner claimed that he received a request from a customer for a song called “My Bonnie” from an obscure new group called The Beatles. He told the customer that he’d never heard of them…but he became their manager not long after that.

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Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/27

39 years ago today (10/27/75), what classic rocker got a huge career boost from being featured on the covers of both “Time” and “Newsweek” magazines – simultaneously. Ironically, both magazines used his picture to illustrate the power of the media to “create a star.”

Need a hint? 1975 was good year for this hall of fame rocker, but his biggest selling album was released in 1984.

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Thursday, October 23, 201410/23/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/23

On this date 19 years ago, (10/23/95) what band pulled off one of the greatest publicity stunts and went into the Guinness book of WORLD records when they played three concerts on three different continents in the same day. The band played in Africa in the morning, Europe in the afternoon and in North America in the evening.

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Wednesday, October 22, 201410/22/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/22

In 1969, John Lennon wrote The Ballad of John & Yoko after marrying Yoko Ono. He was so anxious to record the song, that he couldn’t wait for Ringo Starr to finish up filming of The Magic Christian. So, who played drums on The Ballad of John & Yoko?

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Tuesday, October 21, 201410/21/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/21

While looking for a band name, Angus and Malcolm Young’s sister Margaret saw the letters AC/DC on a machine. It meant alternating current/direct current. She thought it would make a great name for the band. On what type of machine did she see the letters AC/DC?

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Tuesday, October 21, 201410/21/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/20

41 years ago today (10/20), the Rolling Stones scored their first #1 balled. The title of the song led some to believe that it was Mick Jagger’s love song about another rockstar’s wife. What was the Stones’ first #1 ballad?

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Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/17

The first Cadillac was completed in Detroit 112 years ago today (10/17). So today is a finish the lyrics challenge with Bruce Springsteen’s Pink Cadillac.

What’s the next line in the lyrics???

I love you for your pink Cadillac, crushed velvet seats

Riding in the back, cruising down the street

Waving to the girls, feeling out of sight

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Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/16

Which Aerosmith video won Best Video of the Year at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards? Hint: It was the first of three videos to feature Alicia Silverstone.

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Wednesday, October 15, 201410/15/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/15

Before he was a guitarist for Bad Company, Mick Ralphs was with what band?

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Wednesday, October 15, 201410/15/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 10/14

Rock ‘n’ Roll Geography – In Steve Miller’s song Rock n’ Me, he mentions several cities. Can you name at least two of the cities mentioned in the lyrics?

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