62 Funny Song Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

62 Funny song facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random song facts.

1. The chills experienced when listening to music is your brain releasing dopamine in anticipation of the peak moment during the song.
2. The average person listens to 25 songs every day.
3. I play the same song over and over just because it reminds me of you.
4. Music has been proven to retrieve and restore lost memories. The human mind attaches memories to certain songs.
5. Willie Nelson wrote his first song at the age of seven.
6. If you have a song stuck in your head, one of the best ways to get it out of your head is to chew gum, according to a study.
7. Musomania is a psychological condition characterized by an obsession with certain music and/or a specific song.
8. In a 2004 song, Cookie Monster revealed that, before eating his first cookie, his name was Sid.
9. Using background singers in a song increases its chances of reaching the top of the charts, according to a study.
10. Sia wrote the Rihanna song "Diamonds" in 14 minutes.
11. Despite his profanity laced songs, Eminem does not allow swearing in his home.
12. Listening to your favorite song before bed can help you sleep better, wake up easier and enhance your mood for the upcoming day.
13. Taylor Swift once topped the iTunes Canada chart with a song that was literally just 8 seconds of static by accident.
14. To burn off 200 calories, you could chew gum for 18 hours, apply lip balm 1500 times, or sing a song 23 times.
15. The Canadian band Barenaked Ladies record one song every album completely nude.
16. A Hogshead is 8 cubic feet and was referenced in the Beatles song, "Being For the Benefit of Mr Kite."
17. Pixar credits its success to its anti Disney approach: no songs, no happy village, no love story.
18. Justin Timberlake was the voice behind the McDonald’s phrase “I’m lovin’ it” and was paid $6 million for the song.
19. The number of original pop songs that can be made is finite—approximately 27 with 269 zeros after it, or 2.7 x 10^(270).
20. Rockin Around the Christmas Tree was written by a Jewish songwriter.
21. The chills experienced when listening to music is your brain releasing dopamine in anticipation of the peak moment during the song.
22. Stevie Wonder had his first number one hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 at the age of 13.
23. According to a study, you are more likely to keep mishearing a song lyric if the misheard version is funny.
24. To prevent illegal online download, a band named Guster, released an album with all the songs replaced by cat meows.
25. Psychologically, that song you keep playing is nothing but a photograph you look at with your ears.
26. The song "Hero" was meant for Gloria Estefan but it went to Mariah Carey.
27. The iconic theme song for "The Legend of Zelda" was written in one day.
28. Meghan Trainor began writing original songs at age 11.
29. Angelina Jolie handpicked Lana Del Rey to perform the song "Once Upon a Dream" as the main theme for Maleficent.
30. TLC recorded the theme song for Nickelodeon’s 90s sketch show "All That."
31. Mariah Carey is the only female artist (and second artist or group ever) to have 18 #1 songs on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts.
32. Mr. Rogers was an excellent pianist and wrote all of the songs on his show.
33. The human mind has the ability to store memories within music. Your favorite songs can spark many different emotions
34. The most played song on Spotify is “Wake Me Up” by Avicii.
35. "The Simpsons" theme song took 3 days, 2 hours, 48 minutes, and 19 seconds to create.
36. The more complex the song, the greater the composer’s chances of getting a woman to sleep with him.
37. "Come Together" was the last song all four of The Beatles made together.
38. A theater manager in Seoul, Korea felt that The Sound of Music was too long, so he shortened it by cutting out all the songs.
39. Kate Winslet, who played Rose in Titanic, hates the song "My Heart Will Go On, " and said it makes her feel "like throwing up."
40. The South Park song "Chocolate Salty Balls" reached number one one the UK Singles Chart.
41. The holiday song "Let It Snow" was written in California during a summer heat wave.
42. Birds that consume alcohol slur their songs, much like a human would slur their speech.
43. If a song is stuck in your head, listening to the entire song on repeat can help get it out of your head.
44. The Beatles used the word “love” 613 times in their songs.
45. Old text messages, songs and photos provide a psychological window into the past. Revealing what you miss, how things used to be.
46. 1 text, 1 song, 1 mistake, 1 lie, 1 word, 1 truth, and 1 person could change your mood in 1 second.
47. The "Alphabet song, " "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" all use the exact same melody.
48. The theme song to Looney Tunes is called "The Merry Go Round Broke Down."
49. Eminem wrote a song called "Kim" dedicated to his then wife Kimberly after she heard it, she slit her wrists.
50. Listening to music activates the reward system in our brains. This is why we spend money attending concerts and buying songs.
51. Everyone has a song in their playlist which they always skip, but never delete.
52. The word ‘never’ is said a total of 73 times in the Justin Bieber song “Never Say Never”.
53. Listening to sad songs actually creates positive emotions.
54. The Christmas song “Jingle Bells” was originally written for Thanksgiving.
55. The song Jingle Bells was originally written for Thanksgiving.
56. If a song is close to 60 beats per minute, people will start to breathe in time with the music, slow their heart rate and become relaxed.
57. The lyrics in your favorite song express everything that you struggle to say or express to others.
58. The King James Bible has inspired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book.
59. An 'earworm' is a song that gets stuck in your head.
60. Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
61. Gloucestershire airport in England used to blast Tina Turner songs on the runways to scare birds away.
62. The song 'Strawberry Fields Forever', sung by the Beatles, refers to an orphanage located in Liverpool.
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