Activity results for #behindthemusic

  • aitsanna posted an update 5 years, 2 months ago

    i picked Michael Jackson which is the first thing that popped into my head when i read the challenge and i am sure i am not the only one.:) so here are my 10 interesting facts.
    1. Michael Jackson had eleven occupations including choreography
    2.Michael Jackson was born in Gary Indiana
    3.Michael Jackson’s star on the walk of fame was set in…[Read more]

  • #behindthemusic I read a biography on Ludwig van Beethoven. Here are my five interesting facts:
    1. Beethoven started doing music when he was three or four.
    2. One of Ludwig’s teachers was named Christian Gottlob Neefe.
    3. Beethoven was first published at age elleven.
    4. He was very good at learning languages, but had a hard time with…[Read more]

  • #behindthemusic
    5 interesting facts about the Christian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch
    1. Their first album “That’s What People Do” is out of print after selling only 5,000 copies.
    2. Their second release, “Set It Off” had literally no advertising and they sold 85,000 copies of the indie release out of their van while they were touring!
    3.…[Read more]

  • alesha posted an update 5 years, 2 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    5 interesting facts about One Direction: A Year In The Making
    1.Everyone in the group entered X Factor as solo artists.
    2. When Niall was in the X Factor at first he though he didn’t have a chance.
    3. Harry thought it was awkward to sign his first autograph because he didn’t have a signature(:
    4. Harry was very upset when he…[Read more]

  • thereader posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    Beethoven was a German composer and pianist
    He lived in Austria from 1792 until his death
    He continued to compose and conduct even after he was completely deaf
    He studied with Joseph Haydn
    His first music teacher was his father

  • #behindthemusic
    I asked my mom to pick a random song artist when i was thinking of somone to do this activity on. She said Weird Al Yankovic so thats who i will do it on:
    1) Weird Al’s song “Albuquerque” was so long they refused to write the lyrics in the pamphlet for the album it was in (Runnign With Scissors).
    2) At 11 minutes and 22…[Read more]

    • Woah i just listened to like only the first 2 seconds of the song and its allready weird and kinda annoying. I think he defentally achived the number 4 on my list and earned his name of Weird Al.

      • Weird Al was plenty weird before ”Albuquerque” – that just happens to be a 12 minute long shaggy dog story. But I do agree with him on one thing – sauerkraut.

  • melody74 posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    I decided to look up a choreographer for this challenge and I found a person named Katherine Dunham. Here are five interesting facts that I learned about her.

    She was born in 1909 and lived until 2006, making her 97 years old when she died.
    Dunham established black dancing in America. (She herself was African-American)
    She met…[Read more]

  • kikilars posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    Layne Staley-Alice in Chains
    ~hails from Seattle
    ~born aug. 22 1967
    ~became a musician in ’72
    ~played drums, guitar and sang vocals
    ~7rs. old when his parents divorved

  • sharie7 posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    five facts about one of my favorite singers, lenka
    1. she is Australian
    2. Her most famous song is ”the show”
    3. ”the show” was used in advertisments for Old Navy and Dulux
    4. she was once an actress
    5. her father is a jazz musician

    I hope you like my list!

  • fairytail posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    So here are five fact about Mozart
    1) During Mozart’s youth, his family made several European journeys in which he and Nannerl performed as child prodigies.
    2) . As with earlier journeys, Mozart’s father wanted to display his son’s abilities as a performer and a rapidly maturing composer
    3) After finally returning with his…[Read more]

  • #behindthemusic
    The musician I picked is Rihanna and here is 5 facts about her.
    1. Her whole name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty
    2. She was born in Saint Michael, Barbados
    3. Rihanna was a cadet ina sub military program
    4. She grew up listening to reggae music but is now one of the worlds biggest pop stars
    5. She has won a total of 207…[Read more]

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    Frank Sinatra.
    1. When Frank started singing in the 30s he was todays Justin Bieber.
    2. His nickname was ”Old blue eyes”.
    3. He was born in Hoboken, NY.
    4. He was the head of a group of singers called the ”Rat Pack”.
    5. He got married a lot.

  • #behindthemusic
    Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra have always been my top two singers. I’ll be writing about Bing today, because, 1. Frank has already been done. And 2. Bing was born in Tacoma!
    1. He was born on May 3, 1903.
    2. By the 1930s, he became the leading singer in America.
    3. He was one of the first to have a “crooner’s” voice.
    4. Bing…[Read more]

  • hjplover posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic My favorite musician by far is Josh Ramsay. Some of the most interesting facts that i know about him come from a set of videos called “born to be” which air on the Candaian version of our MTV which is called Much Music. Josh comes from a long line of musicans so it was almost inevitable that he chose this career path. I don’t…[Read more]

  • #behindthemusic
    I’m not quite sure if this counts, if not I will redo it, but I chose Maria Anna Mozart.
    1. Her brother is the well known Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, she was older
    2. At the age of 7 her father taught her to play the harpsichord
    3.She traveled with her brother and father to major cities to have their talent showcased
    4. Her…[Read more]

  • #behindthemusic
    My research was done on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
    Here are the facts:
    1.He learned how to play a clavier, a old-fashioned stringed instrument that also had a keyboard at the age of 3.
    2. When he was 5, he composed music all by himself.
    3. He self taught himself two more instruments.
    4. At eight, he has learned 3 instruments and…[Read more]

  • atw18 posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    Im doing mine on the band pearljam.
    1. This band was originally named Mookie Baylock after there favorite NBA star. Unfortuately they had to change it though. But they named their 1st album “Ten” for Mookie’s jersey number.
    2. The song “Brother” originally was named “Sister” but they changed it.
    3. Pearljam would never be…[Read more]

  • aktress posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic I did my research on one of the most talented singers in the world, Andrea Bocelli. Here are some facts about him.
    1) He was born September 22nd, 1958 in Pisa, Toscana, Italy.
    2) He had bad eyesight since birth, and went completely blind following a football incident
    3) His first album was released in 1994, entitled Il Mare Calmo…[Read more]

  • Steven Curtis Chapman was born and raised in Kentucky, which is ironic considering that his father was an amateur country artist..his father was a family man, just like Steven is today, and his father ran a music store from the garage. Steven was always fascinated with the sounds of the guitar. He received his first guitar as a birthday present…[Read more]

  • kinder98 posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    #behindthemusic
    David Guetta
    Born: November 7, 1967 in Paris
    In 2008, he was elected as World DJ No. 5
    He started organising parties in his basement.

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