Today I learned about the Royal Grand Knockout Tournament 1987 which featured several members of the British royal family (Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Sarah Ferguson) and celebrities (Meat Loaf, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, John Travolta) competing on a special It’s a Knockout course. youtu.be/6vRB0EK0w3c
In 1989 Meat Loaf, his career floundering, was booked on a ramΒ­shackle tour of some of Ireland’s worst comΒ­muΒ­nity cenΒ­tres, ballΒ­rooms, hotel funcΒ­tion rooms, sheds and fields. He walked off-stage at a gig in Moate after he was pelted with beer cans, glasses, botΒ­tles, shoes, and a wheelchair loudersound.com/features/…
Though many people think Meat Loaf never identifies what "that" thing is in "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," six things he won't do are actually pointed out in the song. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
Meat Loaf has sold over 200,000 copies of his first album *Bat out of Hell* (1977) every year for the past 40 years, making it one of the most successful albums of all time. chartmasters.org/2018/06/…
Today I learned about Nutraloaf, a meat loaf found in prisons that is so bland that a court ruled that serving it to misbehaving prisoners is a "cruel and unsual punishment" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut…
When Meat Loaf formed his first band in 1968 (named Meat Loaf Soul), he was immediately offered three recording contracts, all of which he turned down. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Meat Loaf (who was a vegetarian for 10 years) once asked about meeting singer and dedicated animals rights activist k.d. lang, but she refused because his stage name wasn't vegetarian friendly. ivu.org/people/music/meat…
Today I learned that "Total Eclipse of the Heart" was supposed to have been a Meat Loaf song. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Uwe Boll hired real Romanian prostitutes to film a scene with actor Meat Loaf in the film Bloodrayne, because he found it cheaper than hiring real extras. vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
Meat Loaf attempted to avoid being drafted into the army by gaining 68 pounds, presuming he would fail his medical. He didn't fail, but he did ignore the draft call. digitalspy.ca/celebrity/n…
American Musician Meat Loaf has survived a serious car wreck, breaking both legs after jumping off-stage, being struck on the head with a shot during a shot-put event, the emergency landing of a jet with a faulty landing gear, severe dehydration and a heart condition. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Meat Loaf "I'do anything for love" music video was directed by Michael Bay, and the hot woman in the video is Dana Patrick who lip-synced to the voice by Lorraine Crosby! youtube.com/watch?v=9X_Vi…
Michael Bay directed the music video for I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
The actress that portrayed the Public Defender Billie Young on the sitcom Night Court was also the singer who frequently sang duets with Meat Loaf on the Bat Out of Hell album. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
"Bat Out of Hell" was intended by producer Todd Rundgen to spoof Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run"... and Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman weren't in on the joke. billboard.com/articles/co…
The casting of Meat Loaf as Eddie in The Rocky Horror Picture Show was not a stunt, as it was pre Bat Out of Hell en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
The famously ambiguous "that" in Meat Loaf's song "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" is actually specific: Meat Loaf won't "forget the way you feel right now" or "stop dreaming of you every night of [his] life" among other promises. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%2…
The first time he recorded a song, Meat Loaf hit a note so high it blew out a fuse on the recording monitor en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
As a young modeling student in Atlanta, Vanna White once smoked pot and then ate an entire meat loaf, an experience that became a cornerstone of her present anti-drug stance articles.chicagotribune.c…
Meat Loaf is said to have cheated death on numerous occasions, crashing in a car which rolled over, being struck on the head with a shot during a shot put event, jumping off a stage during a concert and breaking both of his legs, and being afflicted with a clinical heart condition. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Texas death row no longer get a special last meal after someone asked for and wasted:2 chicken-fried steaks, triple baconcheeseburger, cheese beef omelet, bowl fried okra, pound o bbq w half loaf white bread, 3 fajitas, meat-lover pizza, pint Blue Bell, ice cream, peanutbtr fudge & 3 root beers. chron.com/news/houston-te…
Today I learned of Rory Dodd, a professional backup singer. He's worked with Miles Davis, Meat Loaf, Billy Joel, Bonnie Tyler, Bon Jovi. For 3 weeks in '83, he had 3 songs in Billboard Top Ten. artistdirect.com/artist/c…
In 1987, a UK TV game show, "The Grand Knockout Tournament" featured: Prince Edward, Princess Anne, The Duke and Duchess of York, John Travolta, Meat Loaf, Christopher Reeve and others in one episode. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Meat Loaf once opened for Janis Joplin en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
In 1976, Meat Loaf recorded lead vocals for Ted Nugent's album "Free-for-All" when regular Nugent lead vocalist Derek St. Holmes temporarily quit the band. Meat Loaf sang lead on five of the album's nine tracks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
What Meat Loaf won't do for love en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_W…
Meat Loaf was vegetarian for 10 years ew.com/ew/article/0,,4882…
The 2014 Oscars goodie bag included a meet and greet with Meat Loaf. businessinsider.com/whats…
One Guy wrote/produced "Total Eclipse of the Heart", "Making Love Out of Nothing at All", "It's All Coming Back to Me", and pretty much every Meat Loaf song. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
Songwriter Diane Warren has written songs for artists including Aretha Franklin, 'N Sync, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith, KISS, Gloria Estefan, Roy Orbison, Ricky Martin, Michael Bolton, Celine Dion, Reba McEntire, and Meat Loaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dia…
A teenage Meat Loaf went to Parkland Hospital in Dallas after JFK was shot and saw the injured Governor Connally and Jackie Kennedy exiting the now-infamous presidential limo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Meat Loaf released a cover of "Tear Me Down" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch in 2003 youtube.com/watch?v=3OLsr…
Meat Loaf was second choice to John Belushi for the role of "Bluto" in Animal House. imdb.com/name/nm0001533/b…
Michael Bay directed a Meat Loaf music video co-starring Angelina Jolie en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc…
Meat Loaf's, Bat Out of Hell album has sold over 43 million copies worldwide en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mea…
Tiny, door guy in Wayne’s World, was played by Meat Loaf. imdb.com/character/ch0089…

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