Obscure Facts About Musicians That Really Sing

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Everyone loves music. It makes us feel a kind of way. We gravitate towards specific genres and artists. They thrill us, they move us, they inspire us. Here you'll find some interesting facts about your favorite musicians that will surprise even their biggest fans.

Elvis Presley

Elvis had a twin. On January 8, 1935, Elvis was born at his parents' two-room house in East Tupelo, Mississippi, about 35 minutes after his identical twin brother, Jesse Garon, who was stillborn. The next day, Jesse was buried in an unmarked grave in nearby Priceville Cemetery.

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Madonna

One of six children, Madonna is named after her mother, who died of breast cancer when the future superstar was only 5 years old. To distinguish her from her mother, she was referred to "Little Nonni."

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The More You Know

  • Only Metallica has played in all of the seven continents.
  • Elvis was originally blonde. He started dying his hair black for an edgier look.
  • After Kurt Cobain passed away, Dave Grohl almost joined Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers after they played together on Saturday Night Live.
  • While on tour with Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page dated a 14-year-old girl. Try getting away with that today.
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