Some interesting music facts
The Beatles featured two left handed members, Paul, whom everyone saw holding his Hoffner bass left handed, and Ringo, whose left handedness is at least partially to blame for his ‘original’ drumming style.
Tommy James was in a New York hotel looking at the Mutual of New York building’s neon sign flashing repeatedly: M-O-N-Y. He suddenly got the inspiration to write his #1 hit, ‘Mony Mony’
Tickets for Frank Sinatra’s first solo performance at the Paramount Theatre in New York City in 1942, sold for 35 cents each.
It was at a concert in Minneapolis in 1954 that Al Dvorin first closed Elvis’s concerts with: “Ladies and Gentleman, Elvis has left the building. Thank you and good night.”
Pink Floyd were the first band to use a quadraphonic sound system at their concerts. Using 4 different channels of audio, it was an early version of surround sound.
In a 1997 TV interview Mick Jagger attributed the original classic design of the Stones’ tongue logo to John Pasch, not Andy Warhol as often misquoted.