If You Are Really Music Lover

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If You Are Really Music Lover

Intriguing facts about the legendary songs

If you consider yourself a real music lover, then you just need to know this "top ten" unexpected facts about the legendary songs. Read on and wonder. 
 Queen "The Show Must Go On"
During the recording of the song in 1990, Freddie Mercury was already so ill that he barely moved. Brian May has recorded vocals for a sample of her singing falsetto, because the tone of the song was too high for his voice. "Fred, I do not know if you can sing it at all" - he said Mercury. He replied: "I, b .., I can, my dear» (I'll f ... ing do it, darling), drank vodka, and went and sang it in one take.

 Iron Maiden "Two Minutes To Midnight"
"Two Minutes to Midnight" - a reference to the "Chatham Doomsday» (Doomsday Clock), the draft of the journal "Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists» (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists), launched in 1947, the creators of the first atomic bomb. The journal is published by the University of Chicago. Periodically they publish on the cover image of the clock, the hands which show a few minutes before midnight. The less left before midnight - the higher (according to the authors, among which invited experts and as many as 18 winners of the "Nobelevki"), the probability of a global nuclear war.
Now "clock" show at five minutes (set in 2007, the year). Two minutes to midnight on the "Doomsday Clock" was only once, and it was the most terrible moment in their history: in 1953, the Soviet Union and the United States experienced its thermonuclear bomb. This is the song. On the cover with the age-old mascot of Eddie sitting on the background of the nuclear "mushroom", can be seen and the Soviet flag.

 The Doors "Light My Fire"
When the Doors were invited to the famous Ed Sullivan Show, the organizers asked them to replace the line «Girl, we couldn't get much higher» (Girl kayfovye there could be) a more decent. Morrison has promised, but I still sing it. After the speech, he told Sullivan that was nervous and forgot about the promise. However, the group in this show are no longer invited.

 Led Zeppelin "Stairway to Heaven"
January 23, 1991-year KLSK FM radio station in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, has changed its format to classic rock. DJ John Sebastian decided to commemorate it playing "Stairway to Heaven" for 24 hours. She sounded more than 200 times, causing hundreds of angry phone calls and letters. The police came twice: once because the listener is decided if the DJ a heart attack, and the second time (this was right after the Gulf War) because it decided if a radio station seized by terrorists who sent a fan of Led Zeppelin Saddam Hussein. The strange thing is that a lot of people did not switch to another station, determined to find out when it will end.

 Rolling Stones "Satisfaction"
Fifth day of June 1965, the Rolling Stones played to three thousand people in a stadium in Clearwater, Florida. It was the third U.S. tour group. According to the newspaper St. Petersburg Times, which was published the next day, 200 young fans came to blows with the police, who watched the concert. By the time the band managed to play only four songs.
That night, Keith Richards woke up with a guitar riff in my head and stitching «Can't get no satisfaction». He recorded it on a portable tape recorder and went to bed. In the same week he brought to the studio recording. On the tape was a guitar riff, followed by the sound of snoring.

 Pink Floyd "Another Brick In The Wall"
The school choir for the song found in the nearest school to the studio (in the Islington area of ​​London). Sang 23 children between the ages of 13 and 15. Singing was imposed twelve times, which created a sense of where a larger choir. After the release of the disc scandal. Because, first, the children were not paid. Secondly, on the subject of the song was not happy about the school.


Deep Purple "Smoke on The Water"
The song describes real events: the group was going to be recorded in the Casino de Montreux (Switzerland), which was located on the shore of Lake Geneva. After the concerts of Frank Zappa someone accidentally set fire to the room, having fun with a flare gun (flare gun). As a result, the room burned down and the band had to look for new premises for the record.
The text of the song describes the fire and the subsequent suffering with burning a disc: the group moved to the premises of the theater "Pavilion", but the sound of rehearsals prevented the surrounding residents. Recording managed to finish only in the premises unoccupied and unheated hotel "Grand Hotel." One of these days, Roger Glover (bass guitarist Deep Purple) woke up speaking the phrase "Smoke on the Water": obviously he dreamed of a recent pattern of smoke and fire, steles, above Lake Geneva. The phrase was included in the chorus of the song and became its name.


The Shocking Blue "Venus"
At the time of execution of the song lead singer Mariska Veres did not know the English language: it is learned by heart the lyrics as a set of sounds and sang it that way, hence the "shisgara» (she's got it). Literally the second word singer says wrong: she sings godness instead goddess (goddess). The word entered English in everyday slang. Dictionary "urban English» (Urban Dictionary) indicates the origin of the word is mentioned, and explains the meaning of a word godness as "very beautiful, flawless girl."

 AC / DC "Back in Black"
The company Gibson Guitar Corporation, the same manufacturer of the legendary guitar "Gibson" in 2010, the year published a list of ten of the best guitar riffs 80s. The first place it is a riff of Back in Black. 

 John Lennon "Imagine"
Since 2006, Imagine sounds in the last minutes of leaving the "old", at Times Square in New York City.