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Monday, February 24, 201402/24/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/24

On this date in 1976, one Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band’s Greatest Hits album became the first album in the United States to be certified Platinum for selling one million copies. What band’s Greatest Hits album was the first platinum album in the United States?

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Monday, February 24, 201402/24/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/22

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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Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/21

The ballad “Beth” by KISS is the band’s highest charting single in the U.S. It was originally released as a B side to Detroit Rock City. But the 45 was flipped at radio stations, and it became a top 10 hit in 1976. Who handles lead vocals on the song? In fact, the lead vocalist is the only member of KISS that contributes to the song.

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Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/19

On this date in 1980, the lead vocalist for a well known band passed away in London at just 33 years old. He is buried in Austrailia, and sources indicate his grave is the most visited grave in the country. Who was the rocker who passed away on February 19, 1980?

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Tuesday, February 18, 201402/18/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/18

Rick Derringer had a hit with Rock n Roll Hootchie Koo in 1974. But in the 1960s, he was part of a the band that had a number one hit with Hang on Sloopy. What was the name of the band Rick Derringer was in before he went out on his own?

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Wednesday, February 12, 201402/12/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/12

The man who is responsible for the lyrics and most of the music in the song “The Cover of the Rolling Stone” by Dr. Hook was better known as the author of children’s books like “The Giving Tree” and “Where the Sidewalk Ends”. Who was he?

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Tuesday, February 11, 201402/11/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/11

Who played Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone’s movie – “The Doors”?

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Monday, February 10, 201402/10/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/10

What classic rock song was written in response to Neil Young’s 1970 song Southern Man, which describes abuse and racism suffered by blacks in the South?

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Friday, February 7, 201402/07/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/7

Steve Marriott left The Small Faces 1969 and together with Peter Frampton formed which group?

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Thursday, February 6, 201402/06/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 2/6

What is the group the first performed the song Smokin’ in the Boys Room?

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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

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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

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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.