The reason why the band Bread got their name is that shortly after becoming a band they got stuck in traffic behind a Wonder Bread truck. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
In 2010 the band Imperial Stars blocked the 101 freeway with a truck and played a set that included their song "Traffic Jam 101" on the blocked road. Their site claimed they were "set to launch a new campaign to transform the Orange County Music scene by epic proportions.” beverlypress.com/2010/10/…
Alice In Chains started recording their album Dirt in LA the day the LA riots broke out. After guitarist Jerry Cantrell saw people being pulled out of their cars near him in traffic, the band fled for the Joshua Tree desert with Slayer singer Tom Araya until the riots were over. killerguitarrigs.com/jerr…
A band named the "Imperial Stars" blocked traffic on the 101 Freeway in Hollywood with their truck, then began singing & playing instruments on top in an impromptu performance entitled "Traffic Jam 101" California Highway Patrol arrived shortly after & arrested 3 band members. latimesblogs.latimes.com/…
In 1966 Neil Young traveled to LA in hopes of starting a band with Stephen Stills. After a week of not being able to locate Stills he gave up and left. On his way out of town he ran into Stephen Stills in traffic on the sunset strip, and so began Buffalo Springfield. 123oclock4oclockrock.word…
Jane Dornacker, lead singer of SF band Leila & the Snakes, and actress who played Nurse Murch in 'The Right Stuff', was also an NYC traffic reporter for WNBC who was killed when her helicopter crashed in the Hudson while she was on-air giving a traffic report in 1986. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
William Phillips Eno, the "Father of Traffic Safety" and designer of the traffic circle, the one-way street, pedestrian islands and more, couldn't actually drive a car himself. enotrans.org/about-eno/mi…
Bots are responsible for 90% of traffic to the US Ticketmaster website, and 60% of ticket sales on the most popular events newstatesman.com/internet…
Jimi Hendrix's "Fire" was inspired when the band went to bass player, Noel Redding's mother's house. Jimi said "Let me stand next to your fire" so he could warm up. The family dog was laying in front of the fire, which is where the line, "Move over Rover, and let Jimi take over." comes from. songfacts.com/detail.php?…
MySpace is still a more visited website than Reddit in the US. alexa.com/topsites/countr…

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