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10 Interesting and Surprising Music Facts Part 2

By at September 13, 2019 | 12:47 pm | 0 Comment

Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. Regardless of race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or gender, it has the power to unite us all. To prove how powerful  music is, we are presenting 10 interesting and Surprising Music Facts that will blow your mind.   1. Eminem wrote and recorded “The Real Slim Shady” just 3 hours

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Katy Perry liable for US$2.8m for Dark Horse ‘copyright infringement’ – but the real loser is the music industry

By at August 10, 2019 | 1:13 pm | 0 Comment

Hayleigh Bosher, Brunel University London A jury in the US District Court of California has decided that Katy Perry and the co-writers and record companies involved in the production of her song Dark Horse should pay US$2.8m in damages to Christian rap/hip-hop artist Flame for copyright infringement of his song Joyful Noise. The case adds to the growing number of music

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How a Beatles song about ‘revolution’ helped Nike become a billion dollar brand

By at August 10, 2019 | 1:04 pm | 0 Comment

Alan Bradshaw, Royal Holloway Fifty years ago the Beatles released a single that sold over 8m copies – their highest selling 45rpm – Hey Jude. While Hey Jude made the greater impression, it was the B-side – Revolution – in which John Lennon addressed the global political upheaval of 1968 that has the more interesting story. Rare as it was for a pop song to

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Space Oddity at 50: the ‘novelty song’ that became a cultural touchstone

By at August 10, 2019 | 12:54 pm | 0 Comment

David Bowie in the film clip for Space Oddity: the song would become an anthem for space exploration with an enduring appeal. YouTube Mitch Goodwin, University of Melbourne When the 22-year-old David Bowie penned Space Oddity, a song that would ultimately become a recognised classic, he was a burgeoning pop artist without a record deal. A folk singer without a gig, a

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Freddie Mercury’s family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

By at August 9, 2019 | 8:50 pm | 0 Comment

Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, came from a family of Zoroastrians. atelier nerodimARTE/flickr, CC BY-NC-SA Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family name is not good enough for you?” “I changed it legally,” Mercury

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