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Questions tagged [backstory]

For questions about the history of a specific song, album or event.

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Why does all the songs in Fucked Up's album “David Comes to Life” consist of three words?

The Canadian hardcore band Fucked Up released the album David Comes to Life in 2011. The album is formed as a rock opera. I just noticed that all the songs have three word titles. I find it hard to ...
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When was this song first presented? (Город Детства by Эдиты Пьехи)

I found this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukiNvFHLQF0 where it says 1966 but I wonder whether it has been published earlier. Город Детства by Эдиты Пьехи Is somebody able to search russian ...
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Why did Maverick Records ask Muse to remove falsetto?

Origin of Symmetry was an album made by alt-rock band Muse in 2001. Maverick Records, the planned publisher before release, had asked that some songs be recorded again without lead singer Matthew ...
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What is the story of the Shady Records? [closed]

Eminem, Slaughterhouse, 50 Cent and many more awesome rappers and music producers belong to the Shady Records. Since I’m a huge 'Shady' fan, can anyone tell me the tale of Shady Records?
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Soundgarden's “Black Hole Sun” - did it really start a cult?

The question appears on several music trivia quizzes as: "What Soundgarden song started a cult?" The answer given is Black Hole Sun, which supposedly led to the creation of the "Concerned Christians" ...
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Who is Sister Irene in “Going Down” by Freddie King?

I'm working on Going Down by Freddie King and I don't understand the reference of this sentence: I'm going back to Chattanooga and sleep on sister Irene's porch I can't find any reference from my ...
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Johnny Dyani's “Musician's Musician”: who is the reference?

South African expatriate multi-instrumental jazz musician Johnny Dyani wrote a song called "Musician's Musician." It appears on at least two albums I know of. The title sounds as though it might be a ...
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“Corn Cob Blues” - real story?

There’s a song by John Hartford called "Corn Cob Blues", from a 1967 album. The song’s about a cowboy singer promoting the wedding of a member of his backing crew, and the thoughts of the groom ...