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Some bands have strange pronunciations of their names, that aren't immediately obvious from their spelling.

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Entries Beginning with R

The Ramones pronounced as Ra-MOANZ
It's the plural of Ramone, the pseudo-surname used by each member of the group.
Cassandra
Rammstein pronounced as RAHM-SHTINE
Named after a German industrial-based city.
Agrimorfee
Ralph Tresvant pronounced as Ralf TREZ-vant
Calop
Raphael Saadiq pronounced as Raphael suh-DEEK
Lefty Lucy
Ratt pronounced as Rat
GlamRockNinjaLord
Ray Manzarek pronounced as Ray man-ZAIR-eck
He was a member of The Doors.
Gladys
Rihanna pronounced as Ree-AH-nah
Rhymes with Brianna. Yeah, I know... but this one DJ on one of my local stations pronounces her name "Ree-ANN-ah", and it drives me crazy!!!
flipside
Richie Sambora pronounced as Rich-ee Sam-BORE-uh
Bon Jovi guitarist. (Editor's note: his name does NOT contain the letter 'T'.)
GlamRockNinjaLord
Roland Orzabal pronounced as RO-lind OR-za-ball
I once saw a YouTube Video in which a news station misspelled Roland's last name as if it were spelled O-R-Z-A-B-E-L when it's really O-R-Z-A-B-A-L.
Celeste
Ravi Shankar pronounced as Rov-ee Shain-car
MOR
Royksopp pronounced as Ryook Sawp
They're Norwegian.
Tommy

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