Facts on Songs, गाने पर तथ्य

FACTS ON SONGS, गाने पर तथ्य


Alanis Morissette's breakthrough single "You Oughta Know" features Dave Navarro on guitar and Flea on bass.


Initially, Celine Dion had no interest in signing "My Heart Will Go On" and had to be coaxed into cutting a demo by legendary recordd exec Tommy Mottola.


Spike Jonze's award-winning video for Bjork's signal "It's Oh So Quiet" was inspired by Jacques Demy's 1964 French musical Les Parapluies de Cherbourg.


At eight minutes and 58 seconds, " November Rain" by Guns N' Roses is the longest song to ever reach the top 10 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.


Sinead O'Connor's hit "Nothing Compares 2 U" was originally written and recorded by Prince for his side project, The Family.


In 2012, comedian Donovan Strain deduced the exact date Ice Cube rapped about on "It Was a Good Day." Strain claims the titular "good day" occurred on Jan. 20, 1992.


Rage Against The Machine's guitarist Tom Morello came up with the iconic "killing in The Name" guitar riff while teaching a music lesson.


Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" was written by legendary songwriter Diane Warren.


Before he was signed, Garth Brooks heard songwriter Tony Arata sing "The Dance" at The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville. Brooks promised Arata right there that if he ever got a record deal, he'd cut the song.


When Seal wrote "Kiss From a Rose" he couldn't play a single instrument.


The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the unauthorized use of their song "Girls" and had the $ 1 million settlement donated to a charity supporting education for girls.


As the artists showed up to participate in recording “We Are the World”, Stevie Wonder informed each of them that if the song was not finished in one take, he and Ray Charles would be driving everyone home.


“The Guardians of the Galaxy” soundtrack album reached number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, becoming the first soundtrack album in history consisting entirely of previously released songs to top the chart.


The USSR had a televised song contest. Since few people had phones, viewers would turn their house lights ON if they liked a certain song (OFF if they didn’t).


The reason Top 40 has specifically forty singles is that standard jukebox machines held 40 songs at that time.


The Vatican kept the composition of the piece secret for 150 years until the 14-year-old Mozart listened to the piece two times, transcribed it from memory, and produced the first unauthorized copy of the song.


Gangsta’s Paradise is one of the few Coolio songs to not feature profanity because it was the only way Stevie Wonder would authorize the sampling of his song “Pastime Paradise”.


After thinking Johhny Cash covering his song “hurt” was a bit “gimmicky”, Trent Reznor heard it and said “tears welling, silence, goose-bumps… that song isn’t mine anymore”.


When Weird Al Yankovic did a parody of Nirvana’s song, “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” (which is called “Smells Like Nirvana) Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain considered the parody as a sign that they had “made it” as a band.


A guy named Seth Putnam wrote a song about how being in a coma was stupid, and soon after went into a coma himself.


The song title “Cake by the Ocean” originated when DNCE’s Swedish producers mistranslated the phrase “sex on the beach” to “cake by the ocean”.


The “Can-Can” song was originally composed for an opera as a soundtrack to a man descending into hell.


At the beginning of the song “Roxane” by The Police, during the intro, you can hear a strange piano chord, then Sting laughing.


Beyonce’s hit song “Run the World (Girls)” is a heavily sampled version of a song by 3 men, and was co-written by 2 other men.


Someone took all the details from the Ice Cub” song “Today Was a Good Day” to figure out which day it took place on and the song took place on January 20th, 1992.