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Thursday, October 9, 2008

Interesting facts About Music

The first CD pressed in the United States for commercial release was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."

Interesting facts About Music

At age 47, the Rolling Stones' bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with 13-year old Mandy Smith, with her mother's blessing. Six years later, they were married, but the union only lasted seventeen months. Not long after, Bill's 30-year-old son Stephen married Mandy's mother, age 46. That made Stephen a stepfather to his former stepmother, Mandy.

Shock Rocker, Alice Cooper was once elected Homecoming Queen for the University Of Houston.

Chuck Berry holds a degree in cosmetology.

Interesting Facts

Petula Clark's hit, "This Is My Song" was written by movie actor Charlie Chaplin.

Roy Orbison's trademark look came about when he misplaced his regular glasses and had to rely on a pair of prescription sun-glasses( Music ). His management liked the mysterious look it gave him and soon, they were the only ones he wore.

The piano player on Art Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" is Larry Knechtel of the group "Bread".

At the end of the Beatles' song "A Day in the Life," an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his old English sheepdog "Martha".

Jimi Hendrix was thrown out of high school for holding the hand of a white girl in class.

Even though he has recorded some of the most memorable rock and roll classics, the only gold record that Chuck Berry ever received was for "My Ding-a-ling".

Interesting Facts

The original Eagles, Glen Frey, Don Henley, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon first met when they were members of Linda Ronstadt's backup band.

'Billie Jean' by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on MTV by a black artist.

When Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" finally fell off of Billboard's Hot 200 Album list in October 1988, it had set a record of 741 weeks on the chart.


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