The Drive Podcast – Episode 20 – The Greatest Bands of All Time, The Greatest Single Artist of All Time

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Music Fun Facts

·         The compression required to convert studio music to mp3 stripped the music of warmer/ happier tones. Some insturments are affected more than others, the trumpet was most effective. CDs and vinyl are affected less. –  This week I learned podcast

 

·         In 2016, Mozart Sold More CDs than Beyoncé

 

·         The British Navy Uses Britney Spears Songs to Scare Off Pirates

 

·         None of The Beatles Could Read or Write Music

 

·         Metallica is the First and Only Band to Have Played on All 7 Continents

 

·         “Happy Birthday” is the most profitable song of all time. – Averages $2 mil per year

 

·         Prince Played 27 Instruments on His Debut Album-  vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, bass synth, singing bass, Fuzz bass, electric piano, acoustic piano, mini-Moog, poly-Moog, Arp string ensemble, Arp Pro Soloist, Oberheim four-voice, clavinet, drums, syndrums, water drums, slapsticks, bongos, congas, finger cymbals, wind chimes, orchestral bells, woodblocks, brush trap, tree bell, hand claps, and finger snaps

 

·         Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” was originally written for Celine Dion.

 

·         “…Baby One More Time” was rejected by TLC.

 

·         Jesse McCartney wrote Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love.”

 

·         Ke$ha’s “Tik-Tok” sold more copies than ANY Beatles single

 

·         Led Zeppelin, REM, and Depeche Mode have never had a number one single, Rihanna has 10

 

·         Flo Rida’s “Low” has sold 8 million copies – the same as The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

 

·         Katy Perry holds the same record as Michael Jackson for most number one singles from an album

 

·         The cast of “Glee” has had more songs chart than the Beatles