December 2007 - Issue 6 Vol. 12
 


How did Gordon Sumner get the nickname “Sting”?


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Question:
In 1994, the Rolling Stones released their Voodoo Lounge album. How did the album get its name?

Answer:
The album was named after a rejected runt-of-the-litter kitten Keith picked up in a rain storm in Barbados and named Voodoo.....the Lounge was Keith's corner of the studio where the cat lived during the Barbados sessions that produced the album.

 

 



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