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    maxim9691

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    Music related things, that are false

    Post by maxim9691 on Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:44 pm

    Music related things, that are false (from snopes.com)


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    Pop music stars have long been notorious for their outrageous behavior, both and off. And even the well-behaved ones have managed to generate a few interesting stories about


    Bono:
    announces every time he claps a child in Africa dies; someone from the audience tells him to stop doing that.

    Carey, Mariah:
    Mariah Carey said she'd love to be skinny like "starving children."*
    When asked for a reaction to the death of King Hussein of Jordan, Carey mourned the loss of the greatest basketball player of all time.*
    Mariah Carey possesses a seven-octave vocal range.

    Ciara:
    R&B singer Ciara was once a man.

    Clapton, Eric:

    After the beleaguered lead guitarist of a band responds to heckling by asking if anyone in the audience thinks he can do better, Clapton steps onto the stage and shows him up.


    Collins, Phil:
    Phil Collins orders all Jews to leave his concert.

    Denver, John:
    John Denver was a U.S. Army sniper in Vietnam.


    Elliot, "Mama" Cass:
    Mama Cass choked to death on a ham sandwich.
    Singer "Mama" Cass Elliot experienced an increase in her vocal range after she was hit in the head by a pipe.

    Greenwood, Lee:
    God Bless the USA singer-composer Lee Greenwood dodged the draft by fleeing to Canada.

    Harry, Deborah:
    Deborah Harry was once abducted by serial killer Ted Bundy.

    Hendrix, Jimi:
    Jimi Hendrix was dropped as an opening act from a Monkees tour because the Daughters of the revolution complained that his stage act was "too erotic."
    During a "Tonight Show" appearance, Jimi Hendrix proclaimed Phil Keaggy to be the greatest guitarist of all time.

    Hill, Lauryn:
    Lauryn Hill once announced she'd rather die than have white people buy her albums.

    Holly, Buddy:
    The airplane in which Buddy Holly died was named american pie.
    Buddy Holly's group named themselves "The Crickets" because the sound of a chirping cricket accidentally appeared on one of their recordings.

    Hung, William:
    American Idol favorite william hung died of a heroin overdose.

    Jackson, Michael:
    Michael Jackson has a prosthetic nose and it fell off during a recent TV special.

    Jagger, Mick:
    Mick Jagger was caught with Marianne Faithfull and a mars bar during a drug raid.

    Jett, Joan:
    Joan Jett sent an angry letter to Rolling Stone to complain about their "Women in Rock" issue.


    Kid Rock:
    Kid Rock is the son of Hank Williams, Jr.




    Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes:
    Lisa Lopes of TLC was murdered in a revenge killing.

    The Masked Marauders:
    A group of 1960s rock superstars recorded an album under the name the masked marauders

    Bobby McFerrin:
    singer of "Don't Worry, Be Happy," killed himself.

    The Monkees:
    Charles Manson auditioned for the Monkees.
    Mike Nesmith learned to play guitar to regain dexterity in fingers injured by a firecracker.

    Nelson, Willie:
    Willie Nelson said it was a good thing he was caught with a bag of marijuana rather than spinach else he'd have been dead by now.

    Perlman, Itzhak:
    Violinist Itzhak Perlman once finished a concert on an instrument with only three strings after one string broke.



    Richards, Keith:
    Keith Richards beat a heroin addiction by having all his blood replaced at a Swiss medical clinic.

    Slick, Grace:
    Jefferson Airplane singer Grace Slick named her daughter 'god'



    Urban, Keith:
    Keith Urban orders all Canadians to leave his concert.

    Zappa, Frank:
    Frank Zappa was the son of TV's mr.green jeans.



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    Re: Music related things, that are false

    Post by Ymaginatif on Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:05 pm

    But some of these things are true, aren't they??? 8)
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    Re: Music related things, that are false

    Post by maxim9691 on Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:15 pm

    Ymaginatif wrote:But some of these things are true, aren't they??? 8)

    Not according to the mentioned website, who is supposed to research these things.



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    Re: Music related things, that are false

    Post by Ymaginatif on Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:24 pm

    Just trying to keep the rumours alive Laughing

    It's an interesting read! And I'm sure it's putting ideas in people's minds :bom:
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    Re: Music related things, that are false

    Post by theartistcamille on Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:49 pm

    It just goes 2 show that rumours can conjure up anything of interest 4 the public.

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