Nugget of Knowledge: Famous music acts earlier names


These music artists weren't always known as they are today

(WYTV) – These music artists weren’t always known as they are today. Here are their previous names:

The Primettes” performed alongside the Temptations, which were known as the “Primes:” The Supremes

Wicked Lester, from 1970 sounded like a cross between Three Dog Night and the Doobie Brothers: KISS

Tom and Jerry. Two New York City teenagers from Queens who named themselves after the cartoon series. The Everly Brothers influenced them: Simon and Garfunkel

The Pendletones, named for the Pendleton plaid shirts surfers liked to wear: The Beach Boys

Soft White Underbelly. This name might have been up on the marquee at the Robins Theatre in Warren: Blue Öyster Cult

The Rattlesnakes, and no one knows why: The Bee Gees

Caesar and Cleo. He had a Caesar haircut, and she wore eyeliner just like Liz Taylor in Cleopatra in 1963: Sonny and Cher

Golden Gate Rhythm Section was formed as a backup band for other San Francisco acts in 1973: Journey

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