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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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Monday, February 3, 201402/03/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock 2/3

Eleven years ago today, what famous record producer was arrested for murder after actress Lana Clarkson was found at his home. The producer said she committed suicide by “kissing the gun”. He is currently serving his sentence at the California State Prison in Stockton. He will be 88 year old before becoming eligible for parole. Who is this famous producer behind bars?

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Wednesday, January 29, 201401/29/2014

3 O’Clock School of Rock – 1/29

On September 7, 1976, Eric Clapton wrote a song for his girlfriend Pattie Boyd while waiting for her to get ready to attend Paul and Linda McCartney’s annual Buddy Holly party. Years later, Boyd would say “For years it tore at me. To have inspired Eric to write such music was so flattering.” What was the song he wrote?

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