Band Name Etymologies

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Can you name the Band Names from their origins?

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OriginBand Name
Named after a childrens book by the french author Cecile Aubrey
Marlon Brandos' motorcycle club in The Wild One
A name for a type of beehive hairstyle
The bands high school gym teacher Leonard Skinner
Originally Pog mo Thoin, Gaelic for 'kiss my ass'
Named after a 1986 song by the Talking Heads
Named after a 1950 Muddy Waters song
Named after the bumbling detectives in The Adventures of Tintin
OriginBand Name
Named after the nickname of american jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker
Named after the villain from cult science fiction film Barbarella
Slang term for spending a whole day smoking marijuana
From a fictional band mentioned by a young woman in Anthoney Burgess' novel A Clockwork Orange
Named after a medieval torture device
The prostitution wing of a Nazi concentration camp mentioned in the novel The House of Dolls
Named after a dildo in the novel Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

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Created Dec 7, 2010ReportNominate
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