101 facts you never knew about music

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Think you know a lot about music trivia? So did we, until MusicRadar started researching its New Year trivia blowout where you'll find more useless (and some useful!) musical facts than you thought ever existed.

Did you know that Steve Vai is an expert bee-keeper? That Cher used to babysit RCHP's Anthony Kiedis? And do you know just how you really pronounce 'Moog'?

MusicRadar's 101 facts comes in four parts for ease of digestion, but we've compiled all of them here. There are no prizes. Just the warm glow that you know more than your friends. Enjoy!

101 facts you never knew about music: part 1
Learn about the honour George W Bush bestowed on Texan boogie trio ZZ Top...

101 facts you never knew about music: part 2
Do you know how many people have ever been a part of Guns N' Roses?

101 facts you never knew about music: part 3
Guess what Blondie have in common with Adolf Hitler?

101 facts you never knew about music: part 4
What's David Bowie got tattooed on his ankle?


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