After Part One The Kinks were going to make a second part of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, and had the storyline sketched out, but during the group's tours and other musical projects the second part "got lost". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lol…
The host of the 80’s musical show Solid Gold, Marilyn McCoo, is the lead female vocalist of the group The 5th Dimension. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Between 1963 and 1969 The Beatles won the New Musical Express' Vocal Group of the Year poll six times. Their only defeat in these years was in 1966, when The Beach Boys won instead. rocklistmusic.co.uk/poppo…
Martha Wash, of β€œIt’s Raining Men” fame, had TWO different musical groups try to pass her voice off as someone else’s. Both C+C Music Factory & Black Box had videos showing other (thinner) women lip syncing to Martha Wash’s vocals. Vocal credit on albums became mandatory after she sued. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
Today I learned of The Shaggs, a tone deaf and musically inept musical group from the 60s who were formed by their father, who was convinced they would one day become famous. They produced one album, Philosophy of the World, that, over time, became a highly sought after oddity by record collectors. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Andrew Lloyd Webber tried to make an animated Thomas the Tank Engine musical in the 1970s but the producers shut it down, saying it had no appeal outside of the UK. Webber later named his production company the Really Useful Group, and his 1984 musical Starlight Express is about singing trains. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
The 90’s musical groups Seduction, Black Box, and C+C Music Factory all used demo vocals of a then-unknown singer named Martha Wash in many of their dance hits without giving her proper credits and used other female artists to lip-sync Wash’s vocals during music videos and live performances rollingstone.com/music/mu…
There is a Japanese metal musical group called Lady Baby which consists of aspiring photographic models Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya, as well as Ladybeard, the bearded crossdressing persona of Australian male professional wrestler Richard Magarey. wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladyba…
UK Group KLF burnt all of their musical earnings (1 million pounds) when they retired from the music industry in 1994. theguardian.com/music/201…
1960s Argentina experienced a musical phenomenon similar to that of the British Invasion in the U.S. but with Uruguayan musical groups. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uru…
TV Producers made most musical artist lip synch but not The Supremes. They were one group they trusted to pull it off live. youtube.com/watch?v=izzKU…
North Korea has its own K-pop girl band, Moranbong Band, which is the most popular musical group in the country youtube.com/watch?v=ERLaZ…
Keynote addresses are named as such because it sets the tone for the rest of a conference, just as the key note on a piano is played before an a cappella group (or other musical group) begins a performance. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key…
A group of people made a full-length musical based off of the video game Portal 2. youtube.com/watch?v=QF7g3…
Banksy was inspired by graffiti artist Robert Del Naja, also known as '3D' who later became a founding member of English musical group Massive Attack en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
George Lucas sued a musical group for using the name β€œJedi Knights”. Lucas only caught wind of said Knights in the media when they unjustly tried to sue the Prodigy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The popular Icelandic musical group, Sigur Ros, sings entirely in a made-up gibberish language they call Vonlenska en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sig…
Kathleen de Leon, one of the original members of children's musical group Hi-5, is married to Savage Garden member Daniel Jones en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Schmoyoho (previously Auto-Tune the News/Songify the News), the creator behind the 'Bed Intruder Song' and 'Winning - A Song by Charlie Sheen', are an Emmy Award Winning musical group (The Gregory Brothers). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
, the very first photo that was uploaded on the internet is a picture of a musical group called Les Horrible Cernettes! gizmodo.com/5924748/heres…
The iconic American song The Weight which portrayed American Freedom in Easy Rider which was sung by legendary American 60's musical group - The Band, was written by one Canadian and sung by another. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The actor, Gary Busey, dropped out of college one class short of graduating and started his show business career as the drummer in a musical group called The Rubber Band. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
Of the duo that comprised the musical group PM Dawn, one of them was arrested and jailed for sexual misconduct with a close relative, and the other has had multiple strokes and a double leg amputation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P.M…
Takarazuka Revue is a 100 year old Japanese musical theater group. Its famous both for its lavish productions and that both the male and female roles are played only by women. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tak…
The vocalist of the experimental hip hop group clipping., Daveed Diggs, also stars as both Marquis de Lafayette AND Thomas Jefferson in the musical Hamilton. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
There's a Japanese musical group made up of 64 girls, ranging in age from early teens to mid-20s. It's one of the highest-earning musical acts in the world, with 2011 record sales of over $200 million in Japan alone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AKB…
There was a pop music group that has two members in the band that not only played no musical instruments, but also did not sing or do vocals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
The musical movie The Wiz is full of references to Werner Erhard's "est movement", a cult-like "self-help group" similar to Scientology, because Joel Schumacher & Diana Ross were "very enamored" of its creator at the time. Its even been described as "an est-ian fable full of est buzzwords" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Est…
Isaac Asimov and Sir Paul McCartney collaborated on a treatment for a science-fiction movie musical about a band being impersonated by a group of extraterrestrials. The treatment was rejected by McCartney and is currently housed in BU Archives. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isa…

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