Niccolo Paganini, thought by many to be the greatest Violin Virtuoso of all time, was so incredibly good that many thought he was the Son of the Devil or he had sold his soul for his talent. He was even forced once to publish letters from his Mother to prove he had human parents. Presumably, he may have suffered from Marfan Syndrome which may have accounted for his incredibly long and strong fingers. Apparently he could bend his pinky at 90 degrees to his hand, which gave him extraordinary reach. He also once snapped a tea saucer in half using thumb and forefinger alone.
Eric Clapton went on a terribly racist rant at one of his concerts decades ago. His opinion on this hasn’t changed since.
Mozart had a sister, Maria Anna, who was just as talented as he was. She was forced to stop playing and composing professionally at the age of 18 because she was a woman.
ZZ Top refused a $1,000,000 offer from Gillette to shave their beards for an ad.
Willie Nelson smoked a joint on the rooftop of the White House as Secret Service looked on.
A Chicago High School, as a fundraiser, played Justin Bieber’s “Baby” between classes and had students pay to stop it. The campaign raised $1,000 in 3 days.
Keith Richards woke up in the middle of the night, laid down and recorded a 30 second guitar riff for what would be the song Satisfaction (I Can’t Get No). The following 40 minutes on the tape recorder is him snoring.
50 Cent told fans to invest in a stock and he profited 8.7 million because of their investments.