A rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing
music written by Mozart.
The real Maria von Trapp makes a brief cameo appearance in
the film The Sound of Music during the musical number "I
The song "Happy Birthday" brings in about $2 million in
revenue to Warner Communications who hold the copyright.
A glockenspiel is a musical instrument that is like a
Rapper LL Cool J's name is short for "Ladies Love Cool
Yul Brynner was considered for the role of Captain Von Trapp
in the film The Sound of Music (1965).
Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was the first video to air on
MTV by a black artist.
Studies indicate that listening to music is good for
Before he pursued a career in the music industry, Elvis
Costello worked as a computer operator at a cosmetics
The biggest disco ball in the world has a diameter of 2.41
meters and 137.89 kilograms.
The Wizard of Oz was a Broadway musical 37 years before the
MGM movie version was made.
Gordon Sumner, the rock star and actor known as Sting, got
his nickname from the yellow-and-black jerseys he used to
The music band UB40 got its name from an unemployment form
Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
Natalie Cole, daughter of music legend Nat "King" Cole,
became the first black to win the Best New Artist Grammy
Aretha Franklin was sued for breach of contract in 1984 when
she was unable to open in the Broadway musical "Sing,
Mahalia, Sing," mainly because of her phobia of flying.
At just four years old Mozart was able to learn a piece of
music in half an hour.