Idol Owes Success To Stones

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Comeback rocker Billy Idol took the inspiration for his biggest hit from a birthday present pal SIR Mick Jagger was once given.

The WHITE WEDDING hardman was intrigued along with the rest of the ROLLING STONES when Jagger was given a bottle of REBEL YELL whiskey.

Idol jotted down the Brown Sugar rockers' jokes and comments about the bizarrely-named liquor - and turned them into his smash hit 1985 song of the same name.

14/04/2005 17:38

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