Archive for the 'Music Urban Legends Revealed' Category

Just What IS the Lyric in ELO’s “Don’t Bring Me Down” That Sounds Like “Bruce”?

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 music urban legends featured so far. MUSIC LEGEND: The lyric in Electric Light Orchestra’s “Don’t Bring Me Down” that sounds like “Bruce” is just a nonsense […]

How Did Monica Potter Save the Counting Crows’ Song, “Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby”?

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 music urban legends featured so far. MUSIC LEGEND: Monica Potter saved the Counting Crows’ song, “Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby” from never being released. Adam Duritz, of the […]

Did Tom Jones Really Faint While Hitting the Final Note on “Thunderball”?

In the latest Music Legends Revealed, find out whether Tom Jones really fainted while hitting the final note in “Thunderball.”

Was Looking Glass’s “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)” Written About a New Jersey Legend of a Woman Spurned By a Sailor?

In the latest Music Legends Revealed, find out whether Looking Glass’ 1972 hit song, “Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl”) was written about a New Jersey local legend of a woman spurned by a sailor.

How Lorenz Hart Kept Writing New Lyrics for a Melody Until He Came Up With “Blue Moon”!

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: Lorenz Hart wrote new lyrics to the same melody for three different songs until finally coming up with […]

Was the Song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Not Written About Breakfast at Tiffany’s?

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 song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” was inspired by the film “Roman Holiday.” In 1995, the band Deep Blue […]

Did ABBA Really Turn Down a Billion Dollar Concert Offer?

Did ABBA really turn $1 billion to do a reunion tour?

Was The Rolling Stones’ ‘Wild Horses’ Almost Accidentally Erased?

Did an engineer almost erase a rock and roll classic? Find out!

Is “Everyday is a Winding Road” About Suicide?

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: Sheryl Crow wrote the song “Everyday is a Winding Road” about the suicide of former Crowded House […]

Did Danny Aiello Record A Response Song and Music Video to Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach”?

How did Danny Aiello respond to Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach”?