Obscure Facts About Musicians That Really Sing

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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The More You Know

  • Guns N Roses wrote "Sweet Child O’ Mine" in five minutes.
  • In 2016, Mozart sold more albums than Beyoncé.
  • During a fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, someone donated $35,000 so that VH1 Classic would have to play “99 Luftballons” on repeat for an entire hour.
  • Elvis Presley exchanged his truck for $1 to a man he generously gave a ride to; a truck for a buck.
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