Black Francis / Frank Black / Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV
I know the distinction was from when he was in the Pixies to when he went solo, but now Pixies are animating their rotting corpse of an existence again, I never know which one to refer to him as. Don’t make me Google it.
Prince / Prince Rogers Nelson / Ƭ̵̬̊ / The Artist Formerly Known As Prince
Bold statement to make, fair play to the guy.
Sean John Combs / Puff Daddy / Puffy / P. Diddy / Diddy / Love / Brother Love
A bit silly.
Johnny Cougar > John Cougar > John Cougar Mellencamp > John Mellencamp
EDITED after a google to make it more comprehensive
steven demetre georgiou > cat stevens > yusuf islam > yusuf
Tim Darcy of Ought was formerly Tim Beeler of Ought.
That’s all I’ve got.
Palace Brothers / Palace Music / Palace Songs / Palace / Will Oldham / Bonnie “Prince” Billy / Bonnie Billy
Jim McGuinn → Roger McGuinn
Abs Breen → Abs Love → Abz Love
Kurdt Cobain → Kurt Cobain
Aphex Twin → Richard D. James
that’s the only one of his, I’m pretty sure.
Billy Corgan → William Patrick Corgan III
Sounded too much like Ian Beale to be taken seriously. Wise decision.
>John mellencamp and the infinite cougars
Jeff Mangum > Geoff Magnum > International Soft Man
Can’t think of any. Sorry.
Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam
Justin Vernon > Bon Iver > Yer Man Bon Iver > Yer Man > Big Bono