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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-24-2004, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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Famous Musicians real names!!

Here is a fun topic that people ask me a lot...

If someones stage name is their real name???
Sometimes yes!
But a lot are made up......here are some famous musicians and their real names.....feel free to add to the list!!

Slash : Saul Hudson
Sting: Gordon Sumner
Elton John: Reginald Dwight
Freddie Mercury: Farrokh Bulsara
Buckethead: Brian Carroll
Ringo Starr: Richard Starkey
David Bowie: David Hayward Jones
Meatloaf: Marvin Aday
Bono: Paul Hewson
The Edge: David Evans

And lots more!!
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-24-2004, 01:14 PM
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Marylin Manson - Brian Warner

And I know Jeff Martin of The Tea Party's real name is Jeff, but he changed his last name (probably because it starts with a B and they already have Jeff Burrows on drums )
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Blackie Lawless - Steve Duran
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-25-2004, 12:23 PM
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lemmy - Ian Kilmister

They called him Lemmy because he was always asking : can you lemmy some money ?
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-25-2004, 03:28 PM
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Gene Simmons=Gene Klein(or Chiam Witz)
Paul Stanley=Stanley Eisen
Ace Frehley=Paul Frehley
Peter Criss=Peter Crisscoula
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-25-2004, 04:17 PM
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Best one from that site :

Captain Beefheart --- Don Van Vliet, 1941

He was too cool.
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ace frehley , paul stanley

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