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Famous Bands’ Awful Original Names

Pearl Jam

Formerly Known As: Mookie Blaylock

The band initially named itself after NBA player Blaylock, and named its debut album, “Ten,” after Blaylock’s jersey number. —Jeff Royer

(Photo: Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images)

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