John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia (Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was of Irish, and some Welsh and English, ancestry. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of Paul McCartney
and George Harrison
, later became The Beatles
“ my favorite music maker i love his and the beatles music theyre awesome ” - jimmythoren
Sir Paul McCartney is a key figure in contemporary culture as a singer, composer, poet, writer, artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, and holder of more than 3 thousand copyrights. He is in the "Guinness Book of World Records" for most records sold, most #1s (shared), most covered song, "Yesterday," largest paid audience for a solo concert (350,000+ people...
“ another one of my favorite musicians hes so great ” - jimmythoren
A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles
, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison
and Louise Harrison
. Like his future band mates...
“ another great music maker ” - jimmythoren
Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles
who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool...
“ another one ” - jimmythoren
Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 29, 1958, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson
, had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Katherine Jackson
(née Katherine Esther Scruse). Together...
“ i like his old stuff before he bleached himself ” - jimmythoren
Born in Chiswick, London just ten days after the German surrender in 1945, Townshend grows up in a typical middle-class home. His parents, Cliff and Betty Townshend, are both musicians, and as a child he accompanies them on dance band tours. Townshend starts playing guitar at 12. He goes to art school and...
“ great guitarist ” - jimmythoren
Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963...
“ great drummer ” - jimmythoren
Roger Daltrey is noted as a founder of the legendary rock band The Who
. After leaving London's Acton County Grammar School in 1963, he formed a skiffle band called The Detours, then displayed an early genius by putting together unusual elements into a world-class performance. The unusual elements included Daltrey on vocals...
“ great singer ” - jimmythoren
“ great bass player ” - jimmythoren
Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw
, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson
, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth...
“ another wierd musician but good ” - jimmythoren
David Bowie is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of pop music. Born David Jones, he changed his name to Bowie in the 1960s, to avoid confusion with the then well-known Davy Jones
(lead singer of The Monkees
). The 1960s were not a happy period for Bowie, who remained a struggling artist...
“ great in under presure ” - jimmythoren
Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social...
“ great lead singer in nirvana ” - jimmythoren
“ great bass player in nirvana ” - jimmythoren
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters
front-man, will always be remembered as the drummer for Nirvana
. But, drumming for a great band such as Nirvana
is not Dave's only claim in the world of music. Dave's musical career began at age 15 as the guitarist and later as the drummer for a punk band called "Freak Baby"...
“ great drummer in nirvana ” - jimmythoren
Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964 Freddie and his family flew to England. Freddie was very delighted to come to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art...
“ great lead singer in queen ” - jimmythoren
Brian May is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential, innovative, technically gifted and recognisable guitarists in the history of rock. He is also a prolific songwriter, responsible for writing or co-writing many international hits with Queen
. He was educated at Hampton Grammar School in London...
“ great guitarist and song writer in queen ” - jimmythoren
“ great bass player in queen ” - jimmythoren
Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer of the rock band Queen
, but has also served as songwriter and occasional lead vocalist. As a songwriter, Taylor contributed songs to Queen's albums from the very beginning...
“ a great singer and drummer in queen ” - jimmythoren
Miley Cyrus was born in Franklin, Tennessee, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus
and his wife, Letitia Jean "Tish" (Finley). She has 5 siblings - two half-brothers, a half-sister and a younger brother and sister. Her birth name is Destiny Hope, given to her by her parents who hoped she would achieve greatness...
“ horrible singer,dancer,and actress,she wouldn't be anywhere if it wasn't for daddy and disney what a pathetic excuse for music,acting,dancing,and being human alone!!!!!! ” - jimmythoren
“ another horrible singer ” - jimmythoren
“ not singing it's talking with autotune. ” - jimmythoren
Selena Marie Gomez was born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, to Mandy Teefey
, who is of part Italian descent, and Ricardo Gomez, who is of Mexican descent and originally from New Mexico. Her parents divorced in 1997. Giving birth to Selena at 16, her mom Mandy recalls living "paycheck-to-paycheck"...
“ these guys are so bad should i say they make music? ” - jimmythoren
Christina Maria Aguilera was born on December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York, to Shelly Loraine (Fidler) and Fausto Wagner Xavier Aguilera. Her father is Ecuadorian and her mother, who is American-born, has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was young and she lived with her mother...
“ i know some people like her but shes terrible in my opinion just my opinion ” - jimmythoren
Victoria Dawn Justice, born February 19, 1993, is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series, including the Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101
. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases...
“ so bad its not music ” - jimmythoren
Greyson Michael Chance is an American singer, songwriter and pianist whose April 2010 performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a sixth-grade music festival became a hit on YouTube, gaining over 36 million views. Two of his original compositions, "Stars" and "Broken Hearts", gained over 4 and 6 million views respectively on his YouTube channel...
“ i just dont like his music ” - jimmythoren
Bridgit Claire Mendler was born in Washington DC, and lived there until she was eight years old. Her family moved to the west coast, just outside of San Francisco, California. This is when she first expressed an interest in acting and began booking local jobs. In 2004, she landed her first role in the animated film...
“ shes alright in lemonade mouth but otherwise horrible ” - jimmythoren
Lady Gaga, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer. Gaga was born on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, New York City, to Cynthia Louise (Bissett) and Joseph Anthony Germanotta, Jr., an internet entrepreneur. Her father is of Italian descent...
“ so terrible and ugly ” - jimmythoren
Cody Simpson has progressed both as a musician and a celebrity at an astounding pace; from uploading videos on YouTube from his home in Australia to selling out tours around the world, Cody is one of the most marketable youth brands in music. When he's not touring or surfing he's in the studio honing in on his guitar skills & creating new music...
“ horrible ” - jimmythoren
Canadian Justin Drew Bieber was born in London, Ontario, the son of Pattie Mallette
and Jeremy Bieber
. Pattie became pregnant when she was 18 years old, and raised him as a single mother. Justin is of French-Canadian (mother) and German, Irish, Scottish, and English (father) descent. As a child, Bieber showed a strong interest in music...
“ a lot of talent and is good at times but not my style and plus he needs to hit puberty ” - jimmythoren
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, to Christina (Casey) and Tom Cosgrove, who owns a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Miranda's career started with commercials for Burger King...
“ good actress bad singer ” - jimmythoren
“ awesome! ” - jimmythoren
“ great! ” - jimmythoren
Rebecca Black is best known for her song "Friday" which became an Internet sensation in March 2011. According to Billboard.com, she is just one of the pop stars coming from a production company called Ark Music Factory.
“ a disgrace to earth itself ” - jimmythoren
“ good! ” - jimmythoren
Led Zeppelin are a popular British band best known for their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" as well as for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal. Since their nine albums were recorded between 1968 and 1979, Led Zeppelin has been one of the most popular bands of all time, having sold more than 300 million records and millions of concert tickets worldwide...
“ awesome! ” - jimmythoren
Marilyn Manson was born Brian Hugh Warner on January 5, 1969 in Canton, Ohio, to Barbara Jo (Wyer) and Hugh Angus Warner. He has German and English ancestry. During his childhood, one of his neighbors molested him several times until the young Brian broke down one day and told his mother what happened...
“ ewww just ewww........he's not good to me others may like him he's crazy though but good for really,really,really goth people who like to get banned from jacksonville floridas coliseum. ” - jimmythoren
The Jonas Brothers
The Jonas Brothers band consist of three brothers Kevin Jonas, Nicholas 'Nick' Jonas and Joseph 'Joe' Jonas. They were originally from Wyckoff New Jersey, where Kevin was born. Whilst Joe was born in Arizona and Nick in Texas. Nick Jonas was originally working as a soloist and on Broadways when Columbia Records signed him but also discovered that 'Kevin' and 'Joe' also had musical talents...
“ don't get me started on how bad they are but they have one hilarious song you need to check out called "bounce" ” - jimmythoren
“ oh my god i hate this crappy music so much! ” - jimmythoren
Born in the South Jamaica section of Queens, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has lived in New York City all his life. Raised by his grandparents after his father ran out and his mother was shot when he was only eight. Growing up, the Queens rapper originally wanted to be a heavyweight boxer, but eventually fell back on rapping...
“ i just don't like him that much he's alright though....... ” - jimmythoren
“ i hate his music so much he's retarded. ” - jimmythoren
“ no comment..... ” - jimmythoren
“ bad music ” - jimmythoren
Jesse Abraham Arthur McCartney is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He was born April 9, 1987 in Ardsley, New York, to Ginger (Sarber) and Scot McCartney. He has two younger siblings, Lea Joyce McCartney and Timothy (Timmy) Glover Mark McCartney. He has Scottish, English, German, and Irish ancestry...
“ horrible paul mccartney fans hate him cause he took his good music name and ruined it. ” - jimmythoren
Taylor Swift is a multi-Grammy award-winning American singer/songwriter who, in 2010 at the age of 20, became the youngest artist in history to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2011 Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year. She also has been named the American Music Awards Artist of the Year...
“ i just don't like her music ” - jimmythoren
“ no need to explain how bad they are,funny show crappy music. ” - jimmythoren
“ i hate it. ” - jimmythoren
“ good ” - jimmythoren
“ oh my god i hate these freak so freaking much they're probably the worlds worst band oh my god why can't their tour bus crash or plane or anything causing them to never play music again! ” - jimmythoren
Katy Perry was born in Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California, the middle child of pastor parents, Mary Christine (Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She has an older sister and younger brother, and has English, Portuguese, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Her mother's half-brother was director Frank Perry
“ eh ” - jimmythoren