Bands named after a band member but that band member is not the usual singer

Santana
Manfred Mann
Spencer Davis Group

Does anyone still do this?

Van Halen?

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The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex

The only ‘recent’ one I could think of was Bronski Beat but that’s nearly 40 years ago.

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Mike & the Mechanics

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Jimmy Eat World not being named after the singer, Jim surprised me

M People

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Radio Ed.

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Good knowledge

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I have a giant head full to the brim with the utterly useless.

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Can’t believe I missed the biggest one of all

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A more recent one is Echo and the Bunnymen (Echo was the drum machine of course).

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Eddy Current Suppression Ring

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In the same vein - 808 State.

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Jeff Beck Group.

Alan Parsons Project
Dave Clarke 5
J Geils Band
Kool & the Gang

Do The Wailers count?

Don’t think so. The original band is classic Jamaican vocal trio with Bunny Wailer as one of the joint lead vocalists. After that they are Bob Marley and the Wailers.

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