The world’s oldest surviving piano is that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The instrument dates back to 1720, and was made by an Italian man named Bartolomeo Cristofori.
The FBI was asked to investigate the lyrics of the Kingsmen song “Louie, Louie” to see if violated any obscenity laws. They spent three months in 1964 only to determine the lyrics were indecipherable.
Katy Perry and My Chemical Romance have done song covers for The Sims.
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.