Monday, September 24, 2012

Top Ten Facts

Fact: Lou Reed invented the modern dial tone in 1966 for Bell Laboratories.

Fact: Keith Moon had all of his suits handmade by the same Parisian tailor as the French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.

Fact: David Bowie owns a building in Los Angeles that contains three rental units and one commercial space on the ground floor.

Fact: Steven Tyler has run 7 marathons. His best finishing time is 2:56, making him one of the fastest marathoners in his age group.

Fact: Hall & Oates wrote 'Sara Smile" as a result of meeting the legendary poet (and fan of the duo) Allen Ginsberg after one of their gigs.

Fact: In 1949, Aretha Franklin won a tristate area dart championship. She is the youngest champion (7-years old) to this day.

Fact: In 1979 Robert Plant inherited 76% controlling interest in the Bayer Aspirin Company from his grandfather, Franklin Plant.

Fact: Bob Dylan proposed to his first wife Sarah in a Sears & Roebuck store in East Lansing, Michigan as they shopped for refrigerator.

Fact: John Lennon had such a severe shell fish allergy that he could not even be in the same room as a lobster.

Fact: Donny Osmond has a collection of over 5000 old TV Guides in his basement in Salt Lake City.

Fact: Alice Cooper lives in Utica, New York, on a drydocked houseboat.


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