Rolling Stone Fact-Checks Famous Rock Songs

From Bob Dylan To Nas, 11 songs with a shaky grasp on history

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Chuck Berry - 'Brown Eyed Handsome Man'

In Chuck Berry's 1956 song "Brown Eyed Handsome" man he describes a baseball game. "Two, three count with nobody on," Berry sings. "He hit a high fly into the stand." If the count was two and three there'd be no opportunity to hit a high fly because the batter would have already struck out. Strikes are listed second in baseball.

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