When Andrew Lloyd Weber was writing the sequel to “The Phantom of the Opera”, a kitten climbed on his digital piano and deleted the entire score.
5% of the population is indifferent to music, showing no physical or emotional response.
A McDonald’s in Mount Annan, Sydney Austrailia has been playing classical music on purpose to force teenagers off of its premises at late night
Composer Sun Ra once performed for catatonics and schizophrenics. One broke a years-long silence to ask him “Do you call that music?”
Mattel filed a lawsuit against Aqua’s record claiming that their hit song “Barbie Girl” damaged their Barbie brand. After finding MCA Records not guilty, the Judge concluded his opinion by writing “The parties are advised to chill.”
Richard Nixon was a fan of rap music. In a 1990 interview with the New York Times, he said, “I have often thought that if there had been a good rap group around in those days I might have chosen a career in music instead of politics.”
Vinyl records are making a comeback, with sales up 18% in the last year to 1.4% of the total market, and LP factories are working at capacity.
In 1985 Simple Minds rearranged and recorded “Don’t You Forget about Me” in 3 hours then forgot about it until The Breakfast Club came out and it became a #1 hit.