1 As a teenager, John Lennon once accepted a friend’s challenge to masturbate ten times in a single day. Lennon fell short at nine.
I never knew about this story. So close. - Martinglez
He came so close - FredTheGooner
I can't even.. - WonkeyDude98
2 AC/DC guitarrist Malcolm Young worked in a bra factory
3 Eric Clapton wrote the song "Layla" for George Harrison's wife.
Really?! I didn't know... - Ananya
4 The thrasher Alex Skolnick of Testament plays jazz in the Alex Skolnick Trio
5 Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden is a professional pilot, who used to take unpaid leave to front Iron Maiden
6 After performing "Territorial Pissings" on Saturday Night Live, Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic started french-kissing.
It was a statement against homophobia. - BeatlesFan1964
7 Elvis recorded more than 600 songs, but wrote zero of them.
Incorrect, he had co-writing credit on several of his early hits.
8 Kurt Cobain hated "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
Robert Plant hates Stairway to Heaven. Shocked now? - naFrovivuS
Robert Plant doesn't hate the song necessarily. He just hates to sing it over and over. More or less every member of Led Zeppelin were tired of playing the song. - zxm
That makes two of us. - Brobusky
9 Axl Rose's name is an anagram for oral sex, and his real name is William Bailey.
I knew his real name but I didn't notice the anagram. - MrQuaz680
What. - RiverClanRocks
10 Bob Dylan introduced marijuana to The Beatles.
Hey kid, have this leaf. - MrQuaz680
Okay... - Ananya
11 Brian Jones was proficient at over 60 musical instruments.
12 Paul McCartney once said that the "you" in "Got to Get You Into My Life" was marijuana.
13 John Bonham drank 40 shots of vodka the night he died.
14 Lynyrd Skynyrd got their name from a high school teacher who suspended students for having long hair.
15 Jimi Hendrix wrote "Purple Haze" after dreaming about walking under the sea.
16 Led Zeppelin came up with the title "Black Dog" after a large black labrador walked into the studio while recording.
17 Keith Moon, drummer from The Who, allegedly gave Led Zeppelin their name.
18 The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" inspired The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
19 Prince's "Purple Rain" is an tribute to Hendrix's "Purple Haze".
This is an interesting but maybe not a weird fact. - Metal_Treasure
20 Bob Dylan said on his school yearbook that his ultimate dream was being in Little Richard's band.
21 The Beatles' "Yesterday" is the most covered song of all time.
Now that's interesting - Thecyanryan
22 Angus Young’s trademark schoolboy uniform was suggested by his older sister.
23 Bono got his nickname from a hearing-aid store.
24 The Doors were the first band ever to advertise a new album on a billboard.
25 Jimi Hendrix wrote “Purple Haze” after dreaming about walking under the sea.
26 The Ramones aren't actually brothers
27 Robert Plant hates Stairway to Heaven
He said, "It might've been meaningful in 1971, but the lyrics would mean nothing now." - naFrovivuS
28 Jimmy Page once said he wanted to cure cancer
Yes, when he was 13. But when he was 19 he said he wanted to be a music star. - zxm
29 Ringo Starr narrated Thomas and Friends for 2 seasons