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Friday, August 22, 201408/22/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/11

Lyrics challenge: In what song will you find the following lyrics?

Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some

Tell me why you want to lay there, revel in your abandon

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Friday, August 22, 201408/22/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/8

Tom Sholz, the mastermind behind the band Boston graduated from MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technoloy with a bachelors and masters degree in mechanical engineering. Before his music career took off, he worked as a senior product design engineer at a major corporation …a corporation that was a household name in the 1970s. They manufactured a product that pretty much everyone was familiar with. However, times change, and the company declared bankruptcy in 2001. Due to technological advances, their product was no longer in demand. What company did Tom Scholz work for?

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Wednesday, August 20, 201408/20/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/20

In August of 1967, the Beatles began studying transcendental meditation. Who did they study it with?

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Friday, August 15, 201408/15/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/15

In a 1999 publicity campaign, the city of Boston used a well-known classic rock song to encourage people to stop jaywalking and use crosswalks. Interesting pick — because the song is actually written about a boy’s first sexual encounter. What’s the song?

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Wednesday, August 13, 201408/13/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/7

The JJ Cale song After Midnight was a hit for Eric Clapton in the 70s. In 1988, Clapton recorded a more mellow version of the song, and it was used in a beer commercial. What was the brand of beer that was being advertised using the slower version of After Midnight?

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Wednesday, August 13, 201408/13/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/5

On August 5th, 1861 Abraham Lincoln signed the first federal income tax into law. In the 60s, the Beatles wrote a song about how harsh the taxes were in England. What the next line in the Beatle’s “Taxman”?

Should five per cent appear too small…….(what’s the next line)?

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Wednesday, August 13, 201408/13/2014

3 O’clock School of Rock – 8/13

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of one of music’s great talents – a man who is the only person honored by the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Who was he?

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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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