Music Facts

Music Facts: The Beatles used to be called Johnny and the Moondogs.


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Music Fact: The world's longest concert goes so slow, it will last 639 years.


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Facts about Music: Loud music can make a person drink more in less time.


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Fact about Music: Leo Fender, inventor of the Telecaster and Stratocaster, could not play guitar.


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Music Information: The song Jingle Bells was originally written for Thanksgiving.


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Information about Music: The world's most expensive musical instrument, a Stradivarius violin, was sold in 2011 for US$15.9 million.


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Music Facts: Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.


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Music Fact: In 1989, the U.S. military blared AC/DC music at General Noriega's compound in Panama for 2 continuous days. The dictator surrendered.


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Facts about Music: Metallica is the first and only band to play on all seven continents.


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Fact about Music: Musicians have the same life expectancy as Zimbabweans: the lowest on earth.


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Music Information: Rapper NoClue is the World's Fastest Rapper with 723 syllables in 51.27 seconds (14.1 syllables per second).


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Information about Music: Warner Music collected over US$2 million in royalties in 2008 for public usage of the 'Happy Birthday' song.


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Music Facts: Barry Manilow didn't write his song called 'I write the songs'.


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Music Fact: Your favorite song is probably your favorite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life.


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Facts about Music: For every US$1000 of music sold, the average musician makes just US$23.40.


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Fact about Music: Listening to music while working out measurably improves physical performance.


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Music Information: Michael Jackson bought the rights to most of The Beatles' music for US$47.5 million in 1985. It's now worth US$450 million.


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Information about Music: Jimi Hendrix couldn't read or write music.


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Music Facts: You don't like the original version of a song because it's better. You like it because it's the one you heard first.


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Music Fact: Elvis Presley didn't write any of his songs.


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Facts about Music: A song that gets stuck in your head is called an 'earworm'.


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Fact about Music: Flowers can grow faster by listening to music.


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Music Information: None of The Beatles could read music.


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Information about Music: The original lyrics of the 'Happy Birthday to You' song was 'Good Morning to You'.


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Music Facts: The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world.


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Music Fact: Music triggers activity in the same brain structure that releases the 'pleasure chemical' dopamine during sex and eating.


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