According to John Lennon, the imagery in the song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” was inspired by the work of Lewis Carroll.
Amazing what can happen in two years.
Paul McCartney is the only musician to have number one singles as a solo artist, as part of a duo, a trio, a quartet, a quintet, and a sextet.
In 2014, the state of Alabama paid Universal Records U$75,000 for 5-year rights over the trademark for the phrase “Sweet Home Alabama.”
The band Blink-182 incorporated under the name “Poo Poo Butt, LLC.” because of how funny it would be to have their accountants, managers and attorneys having to say that over the phone every day.
Barry Manilow didn’t write his song called “I write the songs”.
The largest free rock concert ever had 4.2 million people. It was held by Rod Stewart in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The King James Bible has inspired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book.
Les Harvey, guitarist for ’70s blues-rock band Stone the Crows, died onstage in front of 1,000 fans on May 3, 1972 when he was electrocuted while tuning up for a show.
Original Band Names:
Van Halen: Rat Salad
Pearl Jam: Mookie Blaylock
Nirvana: Pen Cap Chew
Led Zeppelin: The New Yardbirds
Black Sabbath: Polka Tunes Blues Band
KISS: Wicked Lester