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When i was young my mum was always listening to her favourite band. i used to believe it was called 'brown bread'. then i found out it was 'meat loaf'

Lucy
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I used to think that when I went out, like to the grocery store or something, there just might happen to be an agent or something looking for talented kids. So everywhere I went, I would dance to the radio or sing quietly hoping that someone would see me and make me famous. I know now that it probably wouldn't happen, but sometimes I still do it just in case!

Crissy
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Until just a few weeks ago, I thought Puff Daddy and P. Diddy were 2 different people.


I'm into country...

~~Cool~~
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When I was young I thought that only people in Texas had heard of Michael Jackson. This of course was when Thriller came out. When I went to Florida to visit my family I was shocked to find out that he was also quite popular elsewhere.

Daniel
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My older brother would put up posters for the rock shows he was going to, and they would say thing like "Dokken, with VERY SPECIAL GUESTS." I thought the Very Special Guests were going to be some huge megastars who showed up to play a set with Dokken and blow everyone's mind. I'd assume it would make the national news the next day. Like "Ace Frehley made a surprise appearance at the Poughkeepsie Civic Center last night with Dokken!!"

But it turned out to just be the warm up band.

Andy
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a friend of mine thought that hanson was hott till he found out they were boys.

batman
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My mom has a great collection of vinyl (yes, VINYL!) records... lots of 60's and 70's stuff. So, as a kid, I was exposed to a lot of great music, and knew a lot of trivia about the bands and their music. One day when I was about twelve, some song by Sting (solo) came on the radio and I said "oh, I love this song! Sting sounds JUST like the singer of the Police!". I am now 27 and have not lived it down.

K
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When I was little I thought that Buddy Holly was called Bloody Holly!

Catherine
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that rivers cuomo (from weezer) and buddy holly were the same person because of the glasses. when they first came out i wondered how a dead guy could be the lead singer of a band

Anon
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I was at the roller skating rink in the 70's and heard a great song, so I asked the DJ for the title. I went to the record store and, unable to find it, asked a clerk for help. "What's the name of the song?" he asked. "Paradise," I replied. "And who sings it?" it took me a moment to remember what the DJ had said but then - "it's by The Dashboard Light!"

noncentz
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I used to believe that all the child actors in movies were just mini adults because I thought that it was absurd that children could have jobs! I believed this until I was about 9.

Anon
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When I was young, I used to believe that singers actually wrote and really meant what they were singing about. That they were singing about their life experiences.

Dennis
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I used to believe that when biggie smalls died his ghost would come and get me. so I would put teddy bears all around my bed to protect me.

none of ur business
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I had this poster of Britney Spears I used to believe that everything I did to this poster would happen to her so everyday I made her a different outfit, I talked to her, gave her food, watch tv with her and play with my barbie.....I also used to bring her to school with me 4 show and tell and to make all my friends jealous cuz I was friends with Britney Spears......... boy was I stupid

Kndal
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I used to get George Strait and Garth Brooks mixed up. I also though that Garth Brooks was a member of Brooks & Dunn on the side.

Amy
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When i was a pre-teen i wrote Michael Jackson a really long letter and so carefully worded it so as to entice him to PLEASE come to my house to have dinner with my family and me, and i believed for about a year that it was just a matter of time that he would show up on my doorstep. i really thought he would, and gee, in hindsight i see that he very well could have, given his track record today - and i'm so glad he never did!

tracy b. "t-dog"
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I used to believe M.C. Escher was a rapper. Much to my surprise, he was an artist, and died before rap was even invented. I only thought he was a rapper because of "M.C."

Anon
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When I was 4 years old (before I knew what homosexuality was) I was convinced that Michael Jackson, Boy George, and Prince were all involved in a love triangle with each other. I wasn't sure who liked who or what, but I was so sure that they were all romantically involved with each other.

icarusxfemme
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when i was around 6 or 7, i thought there was a difference between normal people dying and pop stars dying, i was sure they weren't really dead because they could still sing on the radio and such.. i probably figured their disembodied voice stayed alive forever.

justine
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i used to believe that bob dylan and dylan from beverly hills were the same person,although i knew his real name was luke perry.i just thought he liked the name 'dylan' so much he used it as a nickname

jackie
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