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Keane - Originally named 'Cherry Keane', after an older lady the boys knew when they were younger. 'Cherry' was eventually removed from the name to just become 'Keane'.

Kool & The Gang - The 'Kool' in the name refers to vocalist/bassist Robert 'Kool' Bell. The band started it's career as a pure jazz outfit called the 'Jazziacs'.

Level 42 - Named after the supercomputer's response to the ultimate answer to life, the universe and everything, in 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy'. The response after 7.5 years calculation was...42.

Linkin Park - Named after Lincoln Park in Santa Monica. The band name was changed as the domain name lincolnpark.com was already taken and they couldn't afford to purchase it at the time.

Lionel Richie - Born Lionel Brockman Richie (Jr). Richie was a star tennis player during high school, and during his music career has enjoyed a remarkable run of 13 consecutive top ten hits, including five number ones.

Little River Band - Named after Little River, Victoria, Australia.

Lynryrd Skynyrd - The band ’’Lynyrd Skynyrd’’ took their name from their Physical Education teacher, Leonard Skinner. Skinner had given some of the band members a hard time in school because of their long hair.

M People - Short for Mike's People (referring to the band's founder member Mike Pickering).

Pink Floyd - When they played in front of a large lake at the Crystal Palace Bowl in London in 1970, they played so loud that a number of fish were killed.



 

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