10 Music Facts

  • There are some people who feel absolutely NOTHING when listening to music. 
  • Finland has the most Metal bands per capita- an astonishing 53.5 bands per 100,000 people!
  • In 2015, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield released his first album, which was recorded in its entirety while he was in orbit- Space Sessions: Songs for a Tin Can.Talk about music that’s out of this world!
  • NONE of The Beatles knew how to read or write music. They had no real knowledge of theory, and Paul McCartney claims that the songs, “Just came to them.”
  • The Happy Birthday song is the most profitable song of all time, netting about $2 million per year- or $5,000 per day. 
  • A song that gets stuck in your head is called an “Earworm.” 
  • The musical alphabet is depicted through the letter A to the letter G.
  • It takes the average person 10 years of practice to play along with any song smoothly.
  • Globally, the music industry generates $40 million per year.
  •  YouTube is the world’s largest on-demand music service. 

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