Billy Idol, the English musician, singer, and songwriter was born on November 30th1955 in Stanmore, Middlesex as William Michael Albert Broad. In the 1970s, Billy Idol achieved recognition as a member of Generation X a Punk Rock group from London. Eventually, he left the band and began his career as a solo artist and achieved international fame. The inspiration for the name "Billy Idol" was when a school teacher would describe him as "idle"
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