April 17, 2002      Share

A “supergroup” is a band whose members are already
well-known from other projects; the most obvious
and enduring is Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young,
and the most notable new one is Oysterhead
(Stewart Copeland of the Police, Trey Anastasio of
Phish, and Les Claypool of Primus). Others include
Asia, the Traveling Wilburys, Blind Faith…

The Top 10 Rejected Supergroup Names

10> Jerry Lee Lewis and Fred Durst: Shake ‘n Bake

9> Tom Scholz, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Peter Frampton:
Boston Cream Pie

8> Pat Simmons, Keith Richards, and John Mellencamp: Doobie
Rolling Paper & Fire

7> Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie, Tom Cochrane, and Mariann
Faithfull: Black & White & Red All Over

6> Steven Page, Gary Louris and Roger McGuinn: Barenaked

5> Meatloaf, Gravy, Korn, and Jimmy Buffett: Dinner Buffett

4> Lil’ Kim, Debbie Harry, Eminem and John McCrea: Little Debbie
Snack Cake

3> Cougnut, Gregg Allman, and Gavin Rossdale: Impeach Bush

2> Jack Blades, Alice Cooper, John Wetton, Mike Glabicki, and
Scott Ian: Night Ranger’s Special Forces in Asia to Root out

and the Number 1 Rejected Supergroup Name…
1> Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, and Bob Mould: Doobie Doobie Du



Selected from 26 submissions from 10 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Whit Watson, West Hartford, CT — 1, 10 (5th #1!)
David Toth, Charlottesville, VA — 2
Dave Berman, San Francisco, CA — 3, 4, Banner Tag
Bill Martin, Los Angeles, CA — 3, 7, 8, Topic (Hat trick!)
Terry Mingle, Cortland, NY — 5
Allan Rousselle, Redmond, WA — 6
Jeff Conner, San Jose, CA — 9
Jonathan P. Bernick, Conway, SC — RU List name
Jeffrey Anbinder, New York, NY — Maestro