Ever wondered who played the first musical note? Was it like in the musicals, with the human race just suddenly bursting into simultaneous and perfectly-timed song? Who had the first one hit wonder, anyway? With the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music compendium, you will get your answers within 516 pages of pure musical brilliance.
We provide you with random funny trivia about music facts, and also provide you interesting historical tidbits about the origins of your favorite genres, and some of the back stories behind some of the most beloved songs to ever grace the airwaves. You’ll get plenty of interesting music trivia to share the next time that catchy beat comes on and you know just what inspired those heartfelt lyrics.
We even have the gossip and legends behind your favorite artists, from “the King” himself to parody patriarch Weird Al Yankovic. Learn about how they got started and the venues that hosted them, including the Apollo, the Grand Ole Opry, and the Fillmore. Heck, did you know that the 1991 hit “I’m Too Sexy” actually started with a computer glitch? You do now; thanks to Uncle John and the Bathroom Reader’s Institute.
For the music lover in your life, this edition makes a great gift, or pick one up for yourself so you can be a hit on the dance floor with your smooth trivia moves.