Top 10 Incredible Facts In Music History

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These are the facts that make you gasp and say, "Wow! "Really? " "I didn't know that! ". These are the top 10 unbelievable facts in music history! (Idea from Watchmojo.com. They deserve a lot of the credit. )

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1The Drummer of the band Def Leppard only had one arm.

When Rick Allen, the drummer of the band definitely Leppard (Their most famous song is 'Pour Some Sugar on Me') was injured in a terrible car accident, his arm had to be amputated. definitely Leppard and Rick thought their career was going to be over. But then, the band helped him get back on his feet by applying easier tools that would create sound waves that would sound like drums. The band then got back on track and continued to play music. - MontyPython

I already knew thus. I saw it on MTV back when it was good. - ruJILLous

2Elvis Presley Originally had Blonde Hair

Yes, Elvis, the famous slick, black haired babe, was originally a blonde bombshell. When he was small that is. He then began to use hair dye and dark gel to get it to the shade of black that he liked when he began to grow up through the 40's and 50's. - MontyPython

I did a book report on him and I NEVER knew that!

3The Beatles used to be called "Johnny and the Moondogs"

Also "The Quarrymen", which is a pretty good pun.

I knew that already from different site

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4Céline Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On" Was Recorded in One Take

Céline didn't actually want to sing the famous love song, but was convinced by her husband and some producers of the film "Titanic". When it was sung and recorded the first time, it was perfect. They kept it and had her do no more takes. So whenever you listen to this song or watch "Titanic" keep in mind that the famous song was sung only once. - MontyPython

5The Beatles hold the record for most number one spots on both the American and British music charts

Over 20 of The Beatles' songs have made it to the number one spot on both the American and British charts. One of their first hits was I Want to Hold Your Hand. And to add onto the fact, they were the first musical artist to have a number one hit song that is over 7 Minutes, 'Hey Jude'. - MontyPython

6The first music video was Bohemian Rhapsody, released in 1975.

This not remotely true, there were numerous "short films" done to rock and other popular music many years prior to 1975.

The Beatles also made music videos.
All due respect, Monty, but I think your love for this song clouds your rationality..

The "illustrated song" first developed in 1894 is possibly the origin of music videos. - Billyv

NOT. Pretty sure that honor goes to Elvis Presley, for his choreographed set-piece for "Jailhouse Rock" that is still has over 75 million total views on YouTube, and was played often on T.V. shows back at that time.

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7The iPod's Name was Inspired by the Line from the Movie 2001: A Space Odyssey: "Open the Pod Bay Doors HAL"

Imagine how teenagers would react to this fact.

Imma teenager and this, I did not know...so, WOW.

8The Beatles sold over a billion records

More than double Michael Jackson's sales total, even if you add-in the Jackson Five. Only Elvis Presley is close to this number.

Whenever you make a mistake, imagine being the person who said the Beatles "had no future in show business"... - keycha1n

The Beatles fact on this list are really obvious. I think everyone knows about them. - ruJILLous

The Beatles made a lot of great music, and interesting facts! - MontyPython

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9In 1989, the U.S. Military played AC/DC's music VERY LOUD at the compound of General Noriega for two days non stop. The Dictator Surrendered.

Music solves everything, even war. - MontyPython

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10Lose Yourself by Eminem is the First Rap Song to Win an Oscar

That sounds very wonderful

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11The Shortest Rock Song in History is Napalm Death's, 'You Suffer'. It lasts 1.316 seconds.

Wow: ) that's a pretty interesting fact. I'm about to look it up

Just listened to it right now and I was like "that's it? "

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12The World's Tiniest Guitar is Smaller than a Speck of DustV1 Comment
13Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin used to cry in home due to pain in his hand
14Justin Bieber Was Rated the Fifth Most Hated Man In America In an E-Score Survey

This isn't a joke. This is real this time. Look it up and you'll see what I mean.

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15All four Beatles were poor in their childhoods

That sucks. they are one of the greatest bands in my oppion EVER

16The Information Stored on an iPod Nano would Fill up Eight Pickup Truckloads of PaperV1 Comment
17Termites Eat Wood Two Times Faster while Listening to Heavy Metal
18Johnny Cash was the first American to hear of Joseph Stalin's death
19The Most Expensive Opera Costume Was Over $23,025,028.
20The Zimmers thought to be the band that has the oldest members of any band in the world
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