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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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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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