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In May 1997, Paul McCartney broke his own world record by obtaining his 81st gold disc.

Paul McCartney was the last bachelor Beatle when he married Linda Eastman in a civil ceremony in London, 1969. Paul’s brother Mike was his best man. No other Beatle attended the wedding.

The longest song to reach number one on the Billboard charts on LP was “I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” by Meatloaf, the shortest: “Stay” by Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs.

Lebanon is the top movie-going country – 35,3 movies per person p.a. China is second with 12,3, followed by Georgia (5,6), India (5), Iceland (4,5), Australia is 6th at 3,9 then New Zealand and the US at just under 3,9.

The British anthem was performed the most times in a single performance. In 1909, while waiting for King Edward VII who was getting dressed a German band played the anthem 17 times.

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Posted : 8 years ago

About 2,4 billion CDs are sold annually. The number of recorded CDs and blank CDs sold has been about equal.

In August 1983, Peter Stewart of Birmingham, UK set a world record by disco dancing for 408 hours.

Klezmer music is derived from two Hebrew words, clay and zimmer, meaning “vessel of music.”

The Beatles song “Martha My Dear” was written by Paul McCartney about his sheepdog Martha.

Since its launch in 1981 the song Memory of the musical Cats has been played on radio more than a million times.

A grand piano can be played faster than an upright (spinet) piano.