Archive for the 'Music Urban Legends Revealed' Category

How did the Song “Let it Go” in Frozen Save Elsa From Being a Villain?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE/MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: The song “Let it Go” in Frozen saved Elsa from being a villain. It obviously comes as […]

Did Former American Idol Judge Kara DioGuardi Help Create a Musical Hoax With Dave Stewart of Eurythmics?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Before becoming a judge on American Idol, Kara DioGuardi was part of a musical hoax along with […]

Did C + C Music Factory Effectively Try to Erase the Lead Female Vocalist on Their Hit “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Not only did C + C Music Factory use a different singer to lip sync to the […]

Who, Exactly, Was the Song “Windy” About?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: “Windy” was originally written about the hippie boyfriend of the songwriter, with the lyrics re-written by The […]

Did Jack Lawrence Write “Linda” About a One-Year-Old Linda McCartney?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Jack Lawrence wrote a song for a one-year-old little girl who grew up to marry Paul McCartney. […]

Was a Song Re-Named a Few Years After it Was Released to Tie in With an Olympic Athlete?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC LEGEND: A song was re-named years after it first came out because it was used in a clip package […]

Was Toto’s “Rosanna” Really About Rosanna Arquette?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC LEGEND: Toto’s “Rosanna” was about Rosanna Arquette. Toto was a long-lived band that was particularly popular in the late […]

How Did a Mistaken Translation Lead to the Hit Song “The Poor People of Paris”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC LEGEND: The hit song “The Poor People of Paris” got its name through a mistaken translation. Talking about the […]

Was Cher One of the Fake Crystals That Sang On “He’s a Rebel”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about music and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Cher was one of the fake Crystals on the hit song “He’s a Rebel.” A while back, […]

Does the Band Name Stone Temple Pilots Stand for Something Much More Lewd?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: Stone Temple Pliots took their band name from an attempt to keep the same initials as their […]