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10 Facts You Didn't Know About Music

Aug 16, 2014

Music Facts You Didn’t Know:

  • And of all the fun music facts I’ve presented here, this is my favorite: “An Italian singer wrote this song with gibberish to sound like English. If you’ve ever wondered what other people think Americans sound like, this is it.”

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