34 Fascinating Pop Facts Every Music Fan Should Know

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26Elton John

Timon & Pumbaa were the original singers of 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' from "The Lion King." Elton John hated it and adjusted it to the more romantic version heard in the film.

27. Ed Sheeran wrote "Love Yourself" but decided it wouldn't fit his album, so he gave it to Justin Bieber.

28. The hotel where Whitney Houston died is remodeling her room due to constant requests from people all over the world to stay there and recreate her last night including laying naked in the bathtub she was found in.

29. James Cameron originally did not want Titanic to have a theme song. Composer James Horner got Celine Dion to record the song 'My Heart Will Go On' in secret. Dion disliked the song and only one take was done. This demo version was eventually used and Dion has never recorded the song again.

30. Whitney Houston's cover of "I Will Always Love You" won every award it was nominated for.

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31Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley was critical of The Beatles, stating that they "laid the groundwork for many of the problems we are having with young people by their filthy, unkempt appearances and suggestive music".

32. American singer Elvis Presley was so famous the Secret Service let him bring a Colt .45 into the White House to give to President Nixon.

33. Iggy Pop was once attacked by a man in a gorilla suit, and that man was Elton John.

34. When Elton John told his parents of his desire to become an entertainer, they tried to steer him towards a more conventional career, like banking. The flamboyant costumes he wore on stage early in his career were a way of 'letting go' after his restrictive childhood.


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