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'Stayin' Alive' facts

'Stayin' Alive' facts

•The disco song, written and performed by the Bee Gees, was the second release of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. It hit No. 1 on Feb. 4, 1978, and stayed there for four weeks.

•The song was written and recorded in Paris for tax reasons.

•The original Stayin' Alive video was scrapped and redone so lead singer Barry Gibb could grow a beard for it.

• A study showed that humming the song helped in administering CPR. The song has 103 beats per minute, the perfect number to maintain CPR rhythm.

'Stayin' Alive' facts 04/26/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 9:10pm]

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