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Friday, January 10, 2014

Rare Music Facts #1


If you love music, then you have to check out this article. Some facts will surprise you, some will shock you, and the others will leave you craving for more... There are 3 articles related to this, as the list is pretty long, and I'll be posting one every month so stay tuned... ;)

Some rare music facts that you probably didn't know about!

Here goes the list:

1. Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” was originally written for Celine Dion.

2. The song “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia is actually a cover. The original is by Ednaswap.

3. “Tainted Love” is also a cover. The original is by Gloria Jones and came out in 1964.

4. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” is a cover of some dude. The original is by a guy named Robert Hazard.

5. One last one: “I Love Rock & Roll” is a cover. It was originally by The Arrows , not Joan Jett.

6. The song “Sweet Child of Mine” was written in five minutes.

7. The song “Like a Virgin” is actually about a guy getting over a breakup.

8. Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti” is actually about anal sex.

9. The song “Summer of 69” by Bryan Adams is about 69’ing, like, sexually. In this interview, he said: “Some parts [of the song] are autobiographical, but the title comes from the idea of 69 as a metaphor for sex. Most people thought it was about the year 1969.”

10. Serial killer Aileen Wuornos was obsessed with Natalie Merchant’s “Carnival.” She requested they play it at her funeral.

Obama is shocked as well, don't worry...
11. Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young” is about a man trying to convince a Catholic girl to lose her virginity to him.

12. Sarah McLachlan’s song “Angel” is about heroin addiction.

13. The song “Closing Time” by Semisonic is not about closing a bar, it’s about the birth of the lead singer’s son.

14. “Zombie” by The Cranberries is about terrorism in Northern Ireland.

15. “Slide” by The Goo Goo Dolls is about abortion.

16. “Brick” by Ben Folds Five is also about abortion.

17. And “The Freshman” by The Verve Pipe is about abortion as well.

18. Shel Silverstein wrote “A Boy Named Sue.”

19. “Gettin’ Jiggy wit It” was written by Nas.

20. The song “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” samples this of a girl stacking cups. “OH MY GOSH.”

Source: Buzzfeed

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