Did you know that The song “Closing Time” by Semisonic is not about closing a bar, it’s about the birth of the lead singer’s son? Or that the song Red Red Wine was originally recorded by Neil Diamond? Read these random facts and 63 more that will change the way you listen to music!

Here are some random song facts that just blew my mind.

  1. Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” was originally written for Celine Dion.
  2. The song “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia is actually a cover. The original is by Ednaswap. 
  3. “Tainted Love” is also a cover. The original is by Gloria Jones and came out in 1964. 
  4.  “I Love Rock & Roll” is a cover. It was originally by The Arrows, not Joan Jett.
  5. The song “Sweet Child of Mine” was written in five minutes.

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