/32 Wild And Random Music Facts That Are Pretty Darn Interesting, If I Do Say So Myself

32 Wild And Random Music Facts That Are Pretty Darn Interesting, If I Do Say So Myself

I can’t believe Dolly Parton wrote “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” in the SAME DAY.

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Freddie Mercury allegedly snuck Princess Diana into a gay club back in the ’80s by dressing her up in an army jacket and sunglasses.


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In Missy Elliott’s “Work It,” the lyrics everyone famously misunderstood are simply “I put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it” REVERSED.


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In Ariana Grande’s music video for “God Is a Woman,” Madonna was the voice of God.

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Dolly Parton wrote the legendary songs “Jolene” and “I Will Always Love You” in the same day.

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Harry Styles accidentally bit the tip of his tongue off when he experimented with mushrooms during the recording of Fine Line.


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He told Rolling Stone in 2019: “I was trying to sing with all this blood gushing out of my mouth. So many fond memories.”

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Childish Gambino got his rap name from a Wu-Tang Clan name generator.

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Kurt Cobain wrote the 1993 Nirvana hit “Heart-Shaped Box” about his wife’s (Courtney Love) vagina.

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Mariah Carey insured her legs and vocal cords for $35 million each, totaling $70 million altogether.

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Taylor Swift was actually named after legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor.


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Prince loved the TV show New Girl so much, he asked Zooey Deschanel if he could be a guest star on it.

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Before Panic! at the Disco made it big on their own, they used to be a Blink-182 cover band.


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Lauryn Hill is the *only* woman in hip-hop who has won the Grammy for Album of the Year.


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Hill won in 1999 for the legendary album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

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One of Nicki Minaj’s first jobs before becoming famous was waiting tables at Red Lobster in New York City.

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Elvis Presley was actually a natural blonde and his stylist dyed his hair dark in the ’50s by mixing shampoo, vitamin capsules, aloe vera, and herbs together.

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“Respect” by Aretha Franklin is actually a cover of an Otis Redding song. Franklin rewrote the lyrics because the song originally had a misogynistic tone and now it’s one of the most famous female anthems of all time.


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Carlos Santana was so high on LSD during his performance at the Woodstock Festival in 1969, he thought his guitar neck was a snake.


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Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez used to be on Barney & Friends together before they became iconic pop singers.

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Tina Turner was actually the one who taught Mick Jagger how to dance when she toured with the Rolling Stones back in the ’60s.

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Jimi Hendrix taught himself how to play the guitar and never learned how to read music.


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Nicole Scherzinger sang 95% of the vocals featured on the Pussycat Dolls‘ first album.

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Brandy and Ray J’s cousin is none other than Snoop Dogg.


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Pharrell helped write “Hollaback Girl” with Gwen Stefani for her 2004 album Love. Angel. Music. Baby.


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Stefani told Billboard in 2019: “I was being bullied by someone and was being called a cheerleader, which was a bad thing! Growing up, that was not cool. … I told Pharrell we should write a song about that.”

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And Bruce Springsteen invited an unknown Courteney Cox to dance onstage with him in his “Dancing in the Dark” music video in 1984.

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Mel B and Geri Halliwell (Scary Spice and Ginger Spice) used to hook up during their days in the Spice Girls.

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Harry Styles gave Stevie Nicks a carrot cake when they met for the first time backstage at a Fleetwood Mac show.


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After Barbra Streisand appeared on The Judy Garland Show in 1963, Garland would visit Streisand’s apartment in New York City to give her career advice, saying things like: “Don’t let them do to you what they did to me.”


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And Paul McCartney and John Lennon used to masturbate together in a circle with some of their friends.

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