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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Question: Which U.S. city was the setting for The Animals 1964 hit, "House of The Rising Sun"?

Answer: The city of New Orleans was the setting for "House of The Rising Sun" by The Animals.

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Question: In 1967, Buffalo Springfield released a song that became a protest anthem for the turbulent times. Because the song's title doesn't appear in the lyrics, many people know it by the line, "Stop, children, what's that sound?". What is the name of the song?

Answer: Buffalo Springfield released "For What It's Worth" in 1967. The song would go on to become a protest anthem.

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Question: Which song, released in 1970, had to be re-recorded for radio to change the original lyric, "Coca-Cola" to "cherry cola," because the BBC had a rule against product placement in songs?

Answer: The Kinks had to re-record "Lola" to remove the lyric "Coca-Cola" to appease the BBC rule of no product placement in songs.

 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Question: Who replaced Ozzy Osbourne as the lead singer of Black Sabbath in 1979?

Answer: Ronnie James Dio became the lead singer of Black Sabbath in 1979.

 

Friday, April 12, 2019

Question: Why was every member of Nirvana thown out of the "Nevermind" album release party in 1991?

Answer: The members of Nirvana were thrown out of the "Nevermind" album release party in 1991 for starting a food fight.

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Question: Which band was the first to advertise an album on a billboard, paying $1,000 for the exposure on the Sunset Strip in 1967?

Answer: The Doors were the first band to advertise an album on a billboard.

 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Question: Which band named themselves after a high school teacher known for suspending students for their long hair?

Answer: Lynyrd Skynyrd named themselves after a coach they had in high school who was known for suspending long-haired students.

 

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