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Puff Daddy

How Much Does Sting Earn in a Day for the Phrase “Every Breath You Take”?

Sean John Combs, known as Puff Daddy, won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and is the producer of MTV’s Making the Band. In 2019, Forbes estimated his net worth at $740 million. But did you know Sting earns $2,000 a day because of him? Puff Daddy never asked for permission to …

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Ray Stevens

What was the Inspiration Behind Ray Steven’s Song “The Streak”?

Harold Ray Ragsdale was born on January 24, 1939. He is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian. He is best known for his Grammy-winning recordings like Everything Is Beautiful and Misty and comedic hits such as Gitarzan and The Streak. But did you ever wonder what inspired Ray Steven’s song The Streak?  Stevens …

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Nebraska Church Explosion

What Happened in a Church Explosion in Nebraska?

Choir practice was scheduled at the West Side Baptist Church in Beatrice, Nebraska on March 1, 1950. The events that transpired within that day truly strengthened the faith of the choir members and proved how everything does happen for a reason. The eerie way the entire choir survived the supposedly horrific event speaks volumes. What …

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Tori Amos taught herself to play piano at the age of 2, and started composing at the age of 3. She was admitted into the Peabody Conservatory at the age of 5, but lost the scholarship six years later, reportedly due to her dislike for using sheet music and interest in rock and pop music.

Tori Amos Amos is the third child of Mary Ellen (Copeland) and Edison McKinley Amos. She was born at the Old Catawba Hospital in Newton, North Carolina during a trip from their Georgetown home in Washington, D.C. Amos has said that her maternal grandparents each had an Eastern Cherokee grandparent of their own. Of particular …

Tori Amos taught herself to play piano at the age of 2, and started composing at the age of 3. She was admitted into the Peabody Conservatory at the age of 5, but lost the scholarship six years later, reportedly due to her dislike for using sheet music and interest in rock and pop music. Read More »