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    Adam Ant - Stuart Goddard
    Erykah Badu - Erica Wright
    Pat Benatar - Patricia Andrejewski
    Tony Bennett - Anthony Benedetto
    Bono - Paul Hewson
    David Bowie - David Jones
    50 Cent - Curtis Jackson
    Patsy Cline - Virginia Hensley
    Alice Cooper - Vincent Furnier
    Ice Cube - Oshea Jackson
    Taylor Dayne - Leslie Wonderman
    Mos Def - Dante Smith
    Snoop Dogg - Cordazer Calvin Broadus
    Thomas Dolby- Thomas Robertson
    Sheena Easton - Sheena Orr
    The Edge - David Evans
    Enya - Eithne Ni Braona
    Flavor Flav - William Jonathan Drayton Jr.
    Macy Gray - Natalie McIntyre
    Boy George - George O'Dowd
    MC Hammer - Stanley Burrel
    Engelbert Humperdinck - Arnold Dorsey
    Head (Korn) - Brian Welch
    Billy Idol - William Broad
    Rick James - James Johnson, Jr.
    Wynonna Judd - Christina Ciminella
    Sting - Gordon Sumner
    Joan Jett - Joan Marie Larkin

    Alicia Keys - Alicia Cook
    Chaka Khan - Carole Stevens
    LL Cool J - James Smith
    Queen Latifah - Dana Owens
    Elton John - Reginald Dwight
    Huey Lewis - Hugh Cregg

    Marilyn Manson - Brian Warner
    Meat Loaf - Marvin Aday
    Freddie Mercury - Farrokh Bulsara
    George Michael - Yorgos Panayiotou
    Joni Mitchell - Roberta Anderson
    Nelly - Carnell Haynes, Jr.
    Ric Ocasek - Richard Otcasek
    Johnny Paycheck - Don Lytle
    Pepa (Salt-N-Pepa) - Sandra Denton
    Pink - Alecia Moore
    Iggy Pop - James Osterberg, Jr.
    Dee Dee Ramone - Douglas Colvin
    Joey Ramone - Jeffery Hyman
    Johnny Ramone - John Cummings
    Lou Reed - Louis Firbank
    Busta Rhymes - Trevor Smith
    Henry Rollins - Henry Garfield
    Axl Rose - William Rose Jr.
    Ja Rule - Jeffery Atkins
    Sade - Helen Folasade Adu
    Seal - Henry Olusegun Olumide Samuel
    Gene Simmons - Chaim Witz
    Sisqo - Mark Andrews
    Nikki Sixx - Franklin Feranna
    Grace Slick - Grace Wing
    Fatboy Slim - Quentin Cook
    Paul Stanley - Stanley Eisen
    Joss Stone - Joscelyn Stocker
    Donna Summer - LaDonna Gaines
    Timbaland - Timothy Z. Mosley
    Tina Turner - Anna Mae Bullock
    Shania Twain - Eileen Edwards
    Steven Tyler - Steven Tallarico
    Eddie Vedder - Edward Severson III
    Sid Vicious - John Ritchie
    Jack White - John Anthony Gillis
    Peter Wolf - Peter Blankfield
    Stevie Wonder - Steveland Judkins
    Lil Bow Wow - Shad Moss
    Rob Zombie - Robert Cummings
    Akon - Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam
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    Engelbert Humperdinck actually chose that godawful name himself?!

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    Paul McCartney - James Paul McCartney
    Ringo Starr - Richard Starkey
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenna View Post
    Engelbert Humperdinck actually chose that godawful name himself?!
    his manager chose it for him. he had been really having a tough time as an artist, so his mgr suggested he change it to Englebert.

    yes i like Englebert as well as Wayne Newton. i am the queen of cheese
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    some of these names sound better professionionally than their birth names





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