The 25 Worst Original Names of Famous Bands

September 4, 2019
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"Rolling Stone" has a rundown of some bands whose INITIAL idea for a name was TERRIBLE . . . but thankfully, they came to their senses and changed the name before it became too late.  Here they are:

 


1.  Early name:  Naked Toddler . . . Final name:  Creed

2.  Early name:  The Golliwogs . . . Final name:  Creedence Clearwater Revival

3.  Early name:  The Polka Tulk Blues Band . . . Final name:  Black Sabbath

4.  Early name:  Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem . . . Final name:  Red Hot Chili Peppers

5.  Early name:  The Shrinky Dinks . . . Final name:  Sugar Ray

6.  Early name:  Rainbow Butt Monkeys . . . Final name:  Finger Eleven

7.  Early name:  Burn the Priest  . . . Final name:  Lamb of God

8.  Early name:  Pud . . . Final name:  The Doobie Brothers

9.  Early name:  The Salty Peppers . . . Final name:  Earth, Wind and Fire

10.  Early name:  Soft White Underbelly . . . Final name:  Blue Öyster Cult

11.  Early name:  Screaming Abdabs . . . Final name:  Pink Floyd

12.  Early name:  Wicked Lester . . . Final name:  KISS

13.  Early name:  The Young Aborigines . . . Final name:  Beastie Boys

14.  Early name:  The Band Aid Boys . . . Final name:  Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

15.  Early name:  Mr. Crowe’s Garden . . . Final name:  The Black Crowes

16.  Early name:  Sweet Children . . . Final name:  Green Day

17.  Early name:  The Pendeltons . . . Final name:  The Beach Boys

18.  Early name:  Kara’s Flowers . . . Final name:  Maroon 5

19.  Early name:  Atomic Mass  . . . Final name:  Def Leppard

20.  Early name:  Smile . . . Final name:  Queen

21.  Early name:  The Obelisk . . . Final name:  The Cure

22.  Early name:  On a Friday . . . Final name:  Radiohead

23.  Early name:  Mookie Blaylock . . . Final name:  Pearl Jam

24.  Early name:  The Square Roots . . . Final name:  The Roots

25.  Early name:  Tom and Jerry . . . Final name:  Simon and Garfunkel

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