Be Yourself - Everyone Else Is Already Taken
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This is quite the long read, but if you like music, it's a fun piece to tackle. Lot's of interesting fun facts to these musicians very early careers, or more actual, before they actually had professional careers.
Even rock’s biggest names had to start somewhere. Flip through this (way) back catalog of stars’ early projects and you’ll find yourself in a topsy-turvy bizarro-world where Michael Bolton and Billy Joel fronted metal bands, Debbie Harry and the Cars were folked-up singer-songwriters, Madonna was a post-punk drummer and Ronnie James Dio was a Sixties teen idol. By the time you’re done there are more questions than answers. Did Neil Young and Rick James really play in a Motown band together? Did Lemmy really wear a priest’s collar onstage every night? Why were Radiohead so into saxes?
Read on to hear 30 fascinating early bands from future music legends. Brace yourself, because it might get weird.
From Billy Joel’s heavy-metal duo to Madonna’s post-punk act and Neil Young’s Motown outfit, these are the primordial groups that rock forgot.