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Everclear They named themselves after an alchohol drink that looked like water but had the "secret evil" of alchohol and they though that they were like that. Copper
Evergreen Terrace It's the street the Simpsons live on. Brian C.
Every Wednesday The name came from the night they would get together and rehearse. Bob A
Everyday Sunday This Chirstian band felt that a Christian should live like every day was Sunday, hence the name. Kal
Everything The band combined elements of jazz, funk, rock, ska and Latin music for their sound. When asked about the music they played, one member said, "We play everything." nothing
Everything But the Girl Tracey Thorn lived right down the street from a furniture store called Turners, whose slogan was "everything but the girl." The store was in Hull, England, and has long since been demolished jacksonu4ia
Everything But The Girl Apparently, the place that Ben went to study had a shop there called 'Everything But The Girl' which boasted of selling anything and everything newly weds would need, everything.....but the girl. TrailBlazer
Everything But The Girl From a second hand furniture shop in the small town of Kingston-Upon-Hull, England Ferg
EVOL Effective Voice of Ladies Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Ex-Vivian Krysten Ritter's supposed ex-girlfriend/lover... (spec) in interview b/c her parents would be reading it. Ex is definately HER ex and it's a girl's name. Krysten Ritter only sings about her life and her experiences with this band she put together... Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Example His real name is Elliot Gleave, his initials are E.G., which many people like to refer to as "for example". Dongquan
EXID Stands for EXceed In Dreaming... Robert D. Arndt Jr,
Extreme Singer Gary Cherone and drummer Paul Geary had been in a band named "the Dream" together. When "the Dream" broke up the were 'ex-Dream' members, thus "Extreme" was born.  Anne
Extreme Unconfirmed origin: some of the members which formed Extreme were from a band called The Dream. Ex-Dream. Extreme. fondu
Eyeless in Gaza British group after the novel "Eyeless in Gaza" by Aldous Huxley, first published in 1936. The title originates from a phrase in John Milton's Samson Agonistes. jose
E[East] 17 E17 is not a street but the London post code of Walthamstow. Where the band members came from. Walthamstow is east of the center of town. buttercup

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