아티스트들의 재미있는 본명

1. 내 본명을 잊어다오
Alice Cooper – Vincent Furnier
Billie Holiday – Eleanora Harris
Billy Idol – William Michael Albert Broad
Billy Ocean – Leslie Sebastian Charles
Bob Dylan – Robert Zimmerman 많이들 아실 듯
Bonnie Tyler – Gaynor Hopkins
Bono (U2) – Paul David Hewson
Chubby Checker – Ernest Evans
Cliff Richard – Harry Webb
Dusty Springfield – Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien 길기도 하다 -_-;
Elton John – Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Elvis Costello – Declan Patrick McManus
Enya – Eithne Ni Bhraonain
F.R. David – Elli Robert Fitoussi
Falco – Johann Holzel
Freddie Mercury – Farrokh Bulsara 불사라…멋진데요.
Gazebo – Paul Mazzolini
Huey Lewis – Hugh Wilson Cregg III 오호라 3세…
Iggy Pop – James Newell Osterberg
Joe Strummer (Clash) – John Graham Mellor
Joey Tempest (Europe) – Joakim Larsson
Mike Reno (Loverboy) – Joseph Michael Rynoski
Moby – Richard Melville Hall
Richard Clayderman – Phillipe Pages
Ringo Starr – Richard Allen Starkey
Rockwell – Kenneth Gordy 예명보다 유명한 본명이죠.
Shania Twain – Eilleen Regina Edwards
Skeeter Davis – Mary Francis Penick
Slash (Guns N’ Roses) – Saul Hudson
Stevie Wonder – Stevland Morris
Sting – Gordon Sumner
Taylor Dayne – Leslie Wundermann 집안이 독일계인가 봅니다.
Vangelis – Evangelos Odyssey Papathanassiou 맙소사-_-

 

2. 성만 바꾼 경우
Barry Manilow – Barry Alan Pincus
Belinda Carlisle – Belinda Jo Kerzcheski
Brenda K. Starr – Brenda Kaplan
Carole King – Carole Klein
Chris DeBurgh – Chris Davison
Christopher Cross – Christopher Geppert
David Bowie – David Jones
David Essex – David Albert Cook
Diana Ross – Diane Earle
Donna Summer – Donna Gaines 잘 지은 이름.
Gary Numan – Gary Anthony James Webb
Joan Jett – Joan Larkin
Keith Sweat – Keith Crier
Kim Wilde – Kim Smith
Pat Benatar – Pat Andrejewski
Patti LaBelle – Patricia Louise Holte
Peter Wolf – Peter Blankfield 예명이나 본명이나 하나같이 특이한 ^^
Stacey Q – Stacy Swain
Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) – Steven Tallarico 어딘지 주술적인 이름인데요.

 

3. 이름만 바꾼 경우
Axl Rose (Guns ‘N Roses) – William Bruce Rose
Billy Joel – William Martin Joel
Bing Crosby – Harry Lillis Crosby
Bob Marley – Robert Nesta Marley
Bobby Brown – Robert Brown
Gilbert O’Sullivan – Raymond O’Sullivan 본명이 더 나은 듯
Jimi Hendrix – Johnny Allen Hendrix
Joe Cocker – John Robert Cocker
Leo Sayer – Gerard Sayer
Lou Reed – Lewis Allen Reed
Mick Jagger – Michael Philip Jagger
Ozzy Osbourne – John Michael Osbourne
Robert Palmer – Alan Palmer
Smokey Robinson – William Robinson
Steve Perry (Journey) – Stephen Ray Perry
Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac) – Stephanie Lynn Nicks
Tori Amos – Myra Ellen Amos
Weird Al Yankovic – Alfred Matthew Yankovic

 

4. 애칭의 예명화
Art Garfunkel – Arthur Garfunkel
Dan Hill – Daniel Hill Jr.
Debbie Gibson – Deborah Gibson 몇년 전부터 다시 본명으로
Donny Osmond – Donald Clark Osmond
Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) – James Patrick Page
Kenny Loggins – Kenneth Clark Loggins
Kenny Rogers – Kenneth David Rogers
Rod Stewart – Roderick David Stewart

 

5. 이니셜의 정체
B.J. Thomas – Billy Joe Thomas
Kenny G – Kenneth Gorelick 바꾸길 잘했군요
R. Kelly – Robert Kelly
Sheila E. – Sheila Escovedo
Sophie B. Hawkins – Sophie Ballantine Hawkins
Warren G. – Warren Griffin III

 

6. 잘려진 앞부분
Anne Murray – Morna Anne Murray
Garth Brooks – Troyal Garth Brooks
Howard Jones – John Howard Jones
John Taylor (Duran Duran) – Nigel John Taylor
Julian Lennon – John Charles Julian Lennon
Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) – David Justin Hayward
Marie Fredriksson (Roxette) – Gun-Marie Fredriksson
Paul McCartney – James Paul McCartney
Peabo Bryson – Robert Beabo Bryson 오타가 아니라 원래 이름이 Beabo

 

7. 잘려진 뒷부분
Aaliyah – Aaliyah Dana Haughton
Beck – Bek David Campbell
Jewel – Jewel Kilcher
Madonna – Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone 제법 인지도있는 본명이죠
Prince – Prince Rogers Nelson
Ray Charles – Ray Charles Robinson
Roland Orzabal (Tears For Fears) – Roland Orzabal de la Quintana
RuPaul – RuPaul Andre Charles
Tiffany – Tiffany Renee Darwisch
Vince Neil – Vince Neil Wharton

 

8. 알려지지 않은 미들네임
Alanis Morissette – Alanis Nadine Morissette
Bruce Springsteen – Bruce Frederick Springsteen
Chris Lowe (Pet Shop Boys) – Christopher Sean Lowe
Corey Hart – Corey Mitchelle Hart
Dan Fogelberg – Daniel Grayling Fogelberg
Elvis Presley – Elvis Aron Presley
Eric Clapton – Eric Patrick Clapton
John Lennon – John Winston Lennon
Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) – Kurt Donald Cobain 미들네임 참 뭐시기합니다.
Luther Vandross – Luther Ronzoni Vandross 이것도 만만치 않네요
Michael Hutchence (INXS) – Michael Kelland Frank Hutchence
Neil Tennant (Pet Shop Boys) – Neil Francis Tennant
Paul Simon – Paul Frederick Simon
Phil Collins – Philip David Charles Collins
Richard Marx – Richard Noel Marx
Roger Taylor (Duran Duran) – Roger Andrew Taylor
Roger Taylor (Queen) – Roger Meddows-Taylor
Whitney Houston – Whitney Elizabeth Houston

 

9. 기타 부분적인 편집 사례
Cyndi Lauper – Cynthia Anne Stephanie Lauper
Julio Iglesias – Julio Jose Iglesias de la Cueva
Marvin Gaye – Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Natalie Cole – Stephanie Natalie Maria Cole
Rick Springfield – Richard Lewis Springthorpe
Ricky Martin – Enrique Jose Martin Morales
Sade Adu (Sade) – Helen Folsade Adu 아프리카계…
Thomas Dolby – Thomas Morgan Dolby Robertson
Zakk Wylde – Zachary Philip Wylde

 

10. 돋보이는 작명 센스
Boy George – George Alan O’Dowd
Cher – Cherilyn Sarkasian LaPier 인디언계라네요.
Little Richard – Richard Wayne Penniman
Lou Gramm – Lou Grammatico 재미있는 본명이네요. ^^
Nat King Cole – Nathaniel Adams Coles
Seal – Sealhenry Samuel

 

11. 어감의 순화
Barbra Streisand – Barbara Joan Streisand
Celine Dion – Celine’ Dion 이름끝 e에 악센트
Daryl Hall – Daryl Franklin Hohl
Eddie Money – Edward Nelson Mahoney
George Gershwin – Jacob Gershowitz
George Michael – Georgious Panayatiou 얘는 그리스계 이름이랍니다.
Jon Secada – Juan Secada
Marc Anthony – Marco Antonio Muniz
Michael Bolton – Michael Bolotin
Rick Okasek (Cars) – Richard Otcasek

 

12. 결혼과 함께 이름을 바꾼 여성가수
Brenda Russell – Brenda Gordon
Gloria Estefan – Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo
Sheena Easton – Sheena Shirley Orr
Tina Turner – Anna Mae Bullock

 

13. 그외 막가파
Babyface – Kenneth Edmonds 마음에 안 드는 예명
M. – Robin Scott
M.C. Hammer – Stanley Kirk Burrell
Meat Loaf – Marvin Lee Aday
Pebbles – Perri Alette McKissack
The Edge (U2) – David Evans

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