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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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Monday, July 7, 201407/07/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 7/7

46 years ago today (7/7/68)…A famous rock band broke up leaving guitarist Jimmy Page with concert obligations to fulfill. So, he formed a new band — which eventually became known as Led Zeppelin. What was the band that broke up 46 years ago today?

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Thursday, July 3, 201407/03/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/3

The band Grand Funk Railroad – later shortened to just Grand Funk – is famous for their song “We’re an American Band”. In what state did Grand Funk get its start?

Hint: The band’s name was inspired by the Grand Trunk Western Railroad – a railroad line that ran through the band’s hometown.

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Wednesday, July 2, 201407/02/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 7/2

Most people know that Bono is the lead singer for the band U2. But, how well do you know the rest of the band? For instance, who’s the drummer for U2? What’s his name?

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Tuesday, July 1, 201407/01/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 7/1

What album features a painted bird skull on a blue background?

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Tuesday, July 1, 201407/01/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 6/30

On June 30, 1977, Gene Simmons authorized what KISS branded item? Simmons claimed that each item contained a small amount of blood from each of the band members. What was the item?

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Tuesday, June 24, 201406/24/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 6/24

On June 24, 1970, Jim Morrison of The Doors married Patricia Kennealy in a Wiccan ceremony where the two marked the special occasion by doing something unusual. What was it?

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Monday, June 23, 201406/23/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 6/23

When the band KISS got its start, the members not only put on the makeup…they also take on stage names. What is Paul Stanley’s real name?

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Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 6/18

Today marks the 66th anniversary of the Long Playing Phonograph record – or LP . What classic rock album, originally released in LP form in 1973, spent 741 weeks on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart?

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Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 6/17

Following the death of John Bonham in October of 1980, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin chose to dissolve the band. What event marked the first performance of the surviving members of Led Zeppelin (Robert Plant, Jimmy Page & John Paul Jones) after Bonham’s death?

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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.

in Weird

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.

in Lifestyle

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.

in Weird

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.

in Weird

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.