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Rock Facts/the Ultimate Book of Rock & Roll Trivia

Fred L. Worth

Rock Facts/the Ultimate Book of Rock & Roll Trivia

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • Rock & pop,
  • Musical Instruments - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Rock Music,
  • Rock musicians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8050490M
    ISBN 100816010994
    ISBN 109780816010998

    Only Eminem sold more. In November,Bob Dylan was given France's highest award, The Legion Of Honor, for his cultural importance despite the fact that he has never recorded a single track in French. When it was played back, everyone agreed that the band couldn't improve on it. Who do you think it was?

    It's that seventeen minute "soundcheck" that appears on the multi-platinum album. For years it was reported that Paul Anka wrote "Diana" about one of his younger sibling's babysitters that he had a crush on. The rock groups that led this movement became as legendary as their music. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", which took days to record, Paul McCartney's first album with Wings, "Wild Life", was recorded in just over a week, with five of the eight tracks being first takes.

    It is one of the most degrading things we have heard in some time. InThe Ohio Penitentiary News blasted Elvis Presley's version of "White Christmas" as "a song beloved until this creature recorded his barnyard version of it. Some people think it was a car song credited to Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats. The Righteous Brothers' hit "Unchained Melody" started out as the theme to an obscure prison film called Unchained, based on the non-fiction book Prisoners are People by Kenyon J. Hancock, also sixteen, was driving the car in heavy traffic and while traveling on Highwaycollided with a logging truck.


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