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A song only needs to sell 5,000 copies to top the Irish music charts.
Ireland has won the Eurovision Song Contest seven times, more than any other country.
Kate Winslet, who played in the movie “Titanic,” hated the song “My Heart Will Go On”, and said it makes her feel “like throwing up.”
Barry Manilow didn’t write his song called “I write the songs”.
The original title of The Beatles song “Yesterday” was “Scrambled Eggs”.
A song that gets stuck in your head is called an “earworm”.
In an attempt to become a Rock Star, Charles Manson wrote a song that was later stolen by the Beach Boys.
Saddam Hussein used Whitney Houston’s song “I will always love you” for his 2002 campaign.
The original lyrics of the “Happy Birthday to You” song was “Good Morning to You”.
Originally, the song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” was going to be called “Vampires in love”.
The song Jingle Bells was originally written for Thanksgiving.
The song “Let It Snow!” was written during a heat wave in summer.
Stevie Wonder had his first number one hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 at age 13.
A former slave ship captain wrote the song “Amazing Grace.”
John Lennon claimed that his song “Imagine” was basically a summation of the Communist manifesto.
In the 1960s, the FBI spent 2.5 years analyzing the song “Louie Louie” to to determine if it had obscene lyrics.
Paul McCartney had a dream about his deceased mother, Mary, who calmly told him to “let it be.” He started writing the song the next day.
Babies remain calm twice as long when listening to a song as they do when listening to speech, according to a study.
The classic Michael Jackson song “Thriller” was originally titled “Starlight” and had the same melody, but different lyrics.
The Tetris theme song is actually a 19th-century Russian folk song called “Korobeiniki.”