27 Trivia Tidbits About the Songs, Albums and Musicians That Changed the World

27 Trivia Tidbits About the Songs, Albums and Musicians That Changed the World

Inspiration. What’s that even like? We hear that it can be some kind of light-bulb moment. Maybe we just got that idea from old cartoons. See! We can’t even muster up one original thought! Well, if you’re on the hunt for pure, unadulterated originality, what better place to look than a list of the greatest musical artists of all time? We’ll shut up now, and let you get to it.

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MTV had a very fitting first music video. At 12:01a.m. on August 1st, 1981, Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles became the very first music video on MTV. The video was released in 1979, so the band definitely saw the changing of the guard and capitalized. CRACKED

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The Clash Drummer Topper Headon wrote Rock the Casbah but was fired over his heroin addiction before it became their biggest hit. At the height of their fame, Paul Simonon, Mick Jones, and Joe Strummer fought relentlessly over the direction of the band and broke up in 1986. CRACKED

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Brad Arnold from 3 Doors Down wrote Kryptonite when he was 15 during his math class. CRACKED.COM

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Andre 3000 OUT KAST wrote OutKast's Ms. Jackson as an apology of sorts to the mother of his former partner MS. JACKSON Erykah Badu. Badu wasn't entirely thrilled with the track at first, but when asked how her mother felt about it she said She bought her a 'Ms. Jackson' license plate, she had the mug, she had the ink pen, she had the headband, she had everything...  loved it. CRACKED.COM

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Keith Richards produced the guitar riff for (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction while asleep. Не woke up the next day without a clue until he heard a recording of about two minutes of guitar and then me snoring for the next forty minutes. CRACKED.COM

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Michael Jackson was Kanye West's biggest inspiration for his album CRACKED.COM Heartbreaks And 808s. K E WE When Kanye played Heartless to Jackson, he complimented him (without knowing it was him singing on the track), and that made Kanye way more confident about his singing.

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