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Music Facts

  • Pop Music is the shortened form of Popular Music. The term was coined in 1926.
  • Music can help reduce chronic pain by more than 20% and can alleviate depression by up to 25%.
  • At only four lines long, the Japanese national anthem is the shortest national anthem. The longest is the Greek national anthem at 158 verses long.
  • The song “Happy Birthday To You” is not a public-domain composition. The publishing rights are owned by a subsidiary of Warner Communications.
  • Listening to music while working out measurably improves physical performance.
  • Your favourite song is probably your favourite because you associate it with an emotional event in your life.
  • None of The Beatles could read music.
  • Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to. 9.A song that gets stuck in your head is called an ‘earworm.’. 10.Music triggers activity in the same brain structure that releases the ‘pleasure chemical’ dopamine during sex and eating.
  • Metallica is the first and only band to play on all seven continents.
  • Cows produce more milk when listening to relaxing music.
  • Doctors have prescribed music to treat Parkinson’s disease and strokes.