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Friday, March 14, 2014

Rare Music Facts #3

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Some more Music Facts:

41. Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” was written by Otis Redding.

42. “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette is about Dave Coulier (from Full House).

43. “Ben” by Michael Jackson was originally intended for Donny Osmond.

44. Eve 6’s “Here’s to the Night” is about a one-night stand.

45. Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” was originally intended for Rihanna.

46. “Bad” was originally supposed to be a duet between Michael Jackson and Prince.

47. The song “Hey Ya” by Outkast is actually about a man stuck in a loveless relationship.

48. The DMB song “Crash” is sung from the perspective of a peeping tom.

49. “Disturbia” by Rihanna was originally a Chris Brown song.

50. Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl” MAY actually be about his then-fling, Elle Macpherson.

Well, Patrick is shocked as well...

51. Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” is about his then-girlfriend, Rosanna Arquette.

52. Lori Lieberman wrote “Killing Me Softly,” not Roberta Flack.

53. Shania Twain or Faith Hill were both given the opportunity to record Beyoncé’s “Irreplaceable.”

54. “Candle in the Wind” was originally written about Marilyn Monroe but rewritten about Princess Diana when she was killed and titled “Goodbye England’s Rose.”

55. Bob Marley’s “I Shot The Sheriff” is about birth control. Bob Marley didn’t want his girlfriend to take birth control pills. The doctor who prescribed the pills was the sheriff.

56. The song “There She Goes” by Sixpence None the Richer is about heroin. The song was actually originally by The La’s too.

57. LFO’s “Girl on TV” is about Jennifer Love Hewitt.

58. Usher’s “Burn” is about Chilli from TLC.

59. The song “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani was written in response to something Courtney Love said about Gwen in Seventeen magazine.

60. Madonna’s “Take a Bow” is reportedly about Sean Penn.

61. “Hero” by Mariah Carey was originally intended for Gloria Estefan.

62. Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” was originally written for Britney Spears.

63. Prince wrote The Bangles’ “Manic Monday.”

64. The song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” is not about an LSD trip. It’s about a painting John Lennon’s son drew for him.

65. Prince’s song “1999” is about nuclear war.

Source: Buzzfeed


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