23 facts you didn’t know about classic songs

From David Bennett Piano.

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SOURCES:
Interview with Jeff Beck (2022): https://youtu.be/o2poNK0s_XQ
Wish You Were Here sample: https://www.whosampled.com/sample/101487/Pink-Floyd-Wish-You-Were-Here-Pyotr-Ilyich-Tchaikovsky-Symphony-No.-4,-Finale-4th-Mvmt./
Interview with Lori Lieberman (2009): https://youtu.be/ySsFFTyGlJA
Interview with Sting (2016): https://youtu.be/s4JgEUJZjwo
Interview with Roy Halee: https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques/classic-tracks-paul-simon-you-can-call-me-al
Nile Rogers explaining arranging “Let’s Dance” (2020): https://youtu.be/NlDCPCwVNUw
Making of ‘Thriller’ documentary: https://youtu.be/e-H1mCEAoiA
Making of “I’m Not In Love” by 10cc: https://youtu.be/3oxe4mlsQos?t=290

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0:00 Pink Floyd
1:16 Sting’s bum chord
1:55 Jeff Beck co-wrote Superstition
2:34 Don McLean killed her with his song
3:30 the day the music died
3:58 what is a Wonderwall?
4:10 Coca Cola vs Cherry Cola
4:42 You Can Call Me Al reversed bass solo
4:58 Flea slapped on Alanis Morissette
5:21 Teen Spirit deodorant
5:50 Pianote
6:39 Let’s Dance began life as a folk song
7:54 Kate Bush record setter
8:13 December, 1933 (Oh, What A Night)
8:44 My Way killings
9:14 Fly Me To The Moon was in 3/4 time
9:46 Eddie Van Halen’s guitar solo set the studio on fire
10:27 Sweet Home Alabama is a diss track
10:42 Suzanne Vega: Mother of the MP3
11:14 "Be quiet, big boys don’t cry…"
12:10 The Beatles
13:40 Outro/Patreon

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