Archive for the 'Music Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Was the Indie Rock Band Stiltskin Formed for a Jeans Commercial?

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: The indie rock band Stiltskin was formed for a Levi’s TV commercial. In 1994, Levi’s debuted an […]

Why Was There a Censored Song on the “Parental Warning – Explicit Content” Kanye West Album College Dropout?

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: “School Spirit” had to be censored for Aretha Franklin to agree to allow her song to be […]

Is Kanye West’s “Homecoming” About a Girl Named “Wendy”?

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: “Homecoming” is about a woman named Wendy. This one is pretty close to being too silly to […]

Did Dexy’s Midnight Runners Hire Their Violinist After Seeing Her at a Bus Stop?

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:Helen O’Hara was hired by Dexy’s Midnight Runners after the lead singer of the band discovered her at […]

Did Kanye West Re-Record His Vocals on “Through the Wire” AFTER His Jaw Injury Healed?

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: The official release of “Through the Wire” has re-recorded vocals by Kanye after his jaw had further […]

Did a Baseball Player Spend His Career in the Majors As a Pop Star Under a Different Name?

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/BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A baseball player spent his career in the Major Leagues also as a pop artist, using a […]

How Did the Way Tom Petty’s Wife Say the Word “Age” Give Us the Hit Stevie Nicks Song, “Edge of Seventeen”?

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: Stevie Nicks wrote “Edge of Seventeen” based on the way that Tom Petty’s wife pronounced the word […]

How Did “Tessie” Become a Red Sox Good Luck Charm Twice…One Hundred Years Apart?

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. BASEBALL/MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: A song had a strange history with the Boston Red Sox to the point of seeming to […]

Did John Fogerty Write “Centerfield” After Watching the MLB All-Star Game From the Centerfield Bleachers?

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. BASEBALL/MUSIC URBAN LEGEND: John Fogerty wrote “Centerfield” after watching the 1984 All Star Game from the centerfield bleachers at Candlestick […]

Was the Dixie Cups’ Hit Song “Iko Iko” Recorded Without Their Knowledge?

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: The Dixie Cups’ version of “Iko Iko” was recorded without their knowledge. The Dixie Cups hit the […]