Everything in Prince's first album was made by himself. He sang all the parts and played all the 27 instruments, including the guitars, bass, synths, drums, windchimes, piano, clavinet, and even the bongos. smithsonianmag.com/smiths…
Today I learned of project Bongo, which subjected the residents of Oklahoma city to regular sonic booms produced by planes flying over. The sonic booms started at 7:00 am, and the whole experiment lasted 6 months. The sonic booms shattered 147 windows in the 2 tallest buildings and 10000 complaints were filed en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okl…
When Matthew McConaughey was arrested for possession of marijuana in 1999, police found him playing the bongos and dancing, naked, while another man joined in and clapped along. nydailynews.com/entertain…
The Coco Bongo Club from "The Mask" really exists, and is owned by Jim Carrey cocobongo.com/?lang=en
The original Scooby Doo story treatment had Shaggy as Velma's brother, Scooby Doo was a bongo playing dog named Too Much, and they were a band who solved mysteries when not playing gigs en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
President Omar Bongo was inspired by pictures of surfing hippos from National Geographic and created a system of national parks that cover 11 percent of Gabon. The photographer trekked 2,000-miles through Africa before he shot the rare sight of hippos swimming in the ocean 100photos.time.com/photos…
Matthew McConaughey was arrested in 1999 after police allegedly found him dancing naked and playing bongo drums in his house. He paid a $50 fine for disturbing his neighbors with the show. m.nydailynews.com/enterta…
Donkey Kong not developed by Nintendo but rather a subcontracting company that also made Sega's Congo Bongo and Zaxxon. They successfully sued after Nintendo use their source code to create Donkey Kong Jr. without them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ike…
Scooby-Doo And Friends were originally called Mysteries Five and featured five teenagers: Geoff, Mike, Kelly, Linda, Linda's brother W.W. and their bongo-playing dog, Too Much wikipedia.org/wiki/Scooby…
In 1999 Matthew McConaughey was arrested at 2:45AM loudly playing bongo drums, Nude and highly intoxicated. He was charged with Drug Possession charges, but was eventually let go with only noise ordinance charges and only $50 fine nypost.com/1999/11/13/bon…
Akons birth name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
In 1964 the USAF conducted Operation Bongo II in which 1,253 sonic booms were created over Oklahoma City assuming the population would be "relatively tolerant" of the effects. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okl…
Akon's real name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
Rapper/singer Akon's full name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
The song "Apache" (aka "Jump on It") by Sugarhill Gang was a cover of Incredible Bongo Band's version of the song, but the original version of "Apache" was written in 1954 by Jerry Lordan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apa…
The Verve had to surrender 100% of the royalties earned by their hit song 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' to ABKCO, The Rolling Stones' former record company, for using 'too much' of a sample of an orchestral version of 'The Last Time'. The sample in question? Bongo drums. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bit…
In 1999, police responded to a noise complaint to find Matthew McConaughey dancing naked with a bongo drum - he was then arrested for marijuana jonhs.com/mugshots/mccona…
In order to get into character as James Dean, James Franco went from being a non-smoker to smoking two packs of cigarettes a day, dyed his dark brown hair blond, and learned to ride a motorcycle as well as play guitar and the bongos en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
In 1999, actor Matthew McConaughey was arrested for resisting arrest after being caught playing the bongos naked allegedly under the influence of marijuana. eonline.com/news/38901/ma…
Akon's birth name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
Matthew mcconaughey was arrested for the possession of marijuana, when he was found naked playing the bongos at his house. thesmokinggun.com/mugshot…
To prepare him for the James Dean role, James Franco started smoking, dyed his hair & learned the guitar and bongos. usatoday30.usatoday.com/l…
The gang from Scooby Doo originally, "...featured five teenagers: Geoff, Mike, Kelly, Linda, Linda's brother W.W, and their [bongo-playing] dog, Too Much." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
"I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring." were the last words of Richard Feynman, quantum physicist, Nobel laureate, and bongo player. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
In 1964 the FAA set off 1,253 sonic booms over Oklahoma City in what was known as "Operation Bongo II." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okl…
Akon's birth name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
Cops once responded to a disturbance call at Matthew McConaughey's house and arrived to blaring music and the sight of him playing bongo drums in the nude with another man. He was confronted about illegal drugs and arrested after resisting. imdb.com/name/nm0000190/b…
Rapper Akon's full name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
Rapper and hip hop producer Akon's full name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
Akons full birth name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam wikipedia.org/wiki/Akon
Scooby Doo was originally intended to be a secondary character called Too Much, his character played the bongos. freewebs.com/scoobydooinf…
Akon's real name is Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ako…
While attending the University of Kansas, Wilt Chamberlain had a weekly radio show called Flip'er with the Dipper. On one show he played the bongos while accompanied by his teammate on the spoons. kuhistory.com/articles/ce…
-The bongo riff that accompanies Fred Flintstone's feet when he takes off in his car was not done with bongos. Drummer Gregory Watson played the part on a leather couch using his bare hands. cartoonresearch.com/index…
In the original concept for Scooby Doo, he was a sheepdog named Too Much who played the bongos in a rock band scoobyaddicts.com/History…
The president of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, released released a soulful and funky album titled "A brand new man'" in 1977, where he sounds like James Brown cnn.com/2012/03/16/world/…
Mischa Barton was Betty Ann Bongo from KaBlam! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KaB…
Matthew McConaughey was arrested in his home for a noise complaint. When the cops entered he was dancing around naked, playing the bongos. thesmokinggun.com/documen…
"Groovin'" by The Young Rascals (1967) was originally denied release because it featured bongos instead of drums. Atlantic Records feared nobody would buy the song because of its lack of drums, but it ended up becoming a #1 hit for 4 straight weeks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gro…

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