Archive for the 'Music Urban Legends Revealed' Category

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 […]

Was the Song “Hey Man, Nice Shot” Inspired by Kurt Cobain’s Suicide?

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: Filter’s “Hey Man, Nice Shot” was about the real life suicide of Kurt Cobain. Besides finding satanic […]

Was “The Book of Love” Inspired by a Pepsodent Commercial?

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: The famous “I wonder, wonder who, who-oo-ooh, who” part of the Monotones’ “Book of Love” was inspired […]

How Did a Radio Jingle Save Wheaties?

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: The cereal Wheaties was saved from termination by a radio jingle. There always needs to be some […]

Did Wrigley Adapt Chris Brown’s “Forever” For a Doublemint Gum Commercial?

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: Doublemint gum adapted Chris Brown’s “Forever” into a gum commercial. Whether you think you are familiar with […]

Did the Rolling Stones Almost Not Release “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” Because Keith Richards Thought It Sounded Like Another Song?

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: The Rolling Stones almost did not release “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” because Keith Richards felt that […]

Was AC/DC Named After a Slang Term for Bisexuality?

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: AC/DC was named after a slang term for bisexuality or a sly satanic reference. As I mentioned […]