Great unexpected friendships in music history

Eels and Afroman
http://www.eelstheband.com/afroman.html

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Ben UFO and John Darnielle chat every now and then on Twitter which is nice.

Also Boycie and Ice T.

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Ke$ha and Wayne Coyne

That photo makes me feel a bit sick

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Didn’t know about Boycie and Ice-T!

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Shakira and Gabriel Garcia Marquez was an unlikely sounding but lovely one. (By most accounts I’ve read they were really good friends.)

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Didn’t realise Henry Rollins and Bob Geldof were mates. Cool!

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Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson

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I think this won the thread before it even got started, tbh.

Shaggy and Sting obvs

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Apparently Paul Banks from Interpol and RZA from Wu-Tang Clan are good mates and enjoy playing chess.

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And boxing?

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Not unexpected I guess, but I find Henry Rollins and Ian Mackaye’s friendship quite sweet.

made an album together didn’t they

Just remembered this

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Eels and Journey’s Steve Perry is heartwarming. He just started hanging around their band practices, as you do.

Just remembered this from a while back. Just Beck and Tom Waits having a natter over the phone