Skip To Content
    Posted on Aug 28, 2017

    Twitter Challenged People To Share Their #FakeMusicHistoryFacts And OMG They're Kind Of Perfect

    "Mozart's dying words were 'I'll be Bach.'"

    So people who love music equally love to share their music knowledge, right?

    Paramount Pictures

    Well, using this concept, the Twitter account Hashtag Round Up asked users for their best "fake music history facts" and boy, did people deliver.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts is this week's @hashfakefacts hosted by @Josh_ill_us @emily_the_gray

    Here are 21 of the best responses you can use to confuse everyone at your next gathering; simply add "did you know" in front of them.

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    1.

    Beethoven really was a dog, but his name was Bingo. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    2.

    Lynyrd Skynyrd contains no vowels because Pat Sajak wouldn't let them buy any when they were on Wheel of Fortune #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    3.

    U2 was originally called U4 #FakeMusicHistoryFacts @HashFakeFacts

    4.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts The Beatles lived in a Yellow Submarine for 6 months.

    5.

    Before tiptoeing through the tulips, Tiny Tim was famous for his role in a Christmas Carol. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    6.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts Abba won the battle of waterloo

    7.

    Madonna's bra was designed by Bugles. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    8.

    The first guitar riff as we know it was played in 1273. It was 'Smoke On The Water' and they were asked to leave #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    9.

    Mozart's dying words were "I'll be Bach." #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    10.

    Most Classical music was actually written by the composer's cat as it walked on the Piano Keys. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    11.

    Woodstock was initially a benefit concert for Snoopy's friend #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    12.

    Meatloaf was a chef before he found his love for music. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    13.

    Lady Gaga was the inspiration to many Queen songs. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    14.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts the rolling Stones was the first band in prehistoric times, they really have been around that long.

    15.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts Ozzy Osbourne's real name is Oswald Cobblepot.

    16.

    The Police were actually just mall security guards #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    17.

    Michael Jackson's title "King of Pop" actually refers to his involvement in the soft drink industry. #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    18.

    John Williams changed his name from John Smith so it would sound less generic #FakeMusicHistoryFacts

    19.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts Adele invented the cellphone hence the song "Hello".

    20.

    @KeshaTedder @coolcam101 Lionel Richie replied "is it me you're looking for" when his phone rang

    21.

    #FakeMusicHistoryFacts When God created Monday, he was listening to Nickelback.