History Trivia / AliceCooper

22nd Dec '15 5:38:00 PM Schroeder1174
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** When EltonJohn began using multiple lyricists for his album in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]] and early [[TheEighties 1980s]], his main lyricist Bernie Taupin (hiEltonJohn lyricist Bernie Taupin met Alice when both were rehabilitating from alcoholism in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]]; Taupin supplied lyrics to Alice's album ''From The Inside''. Elton's guitarist Davey Johnstone also appeared on the album and it's two follow-ups (''Flush The Fasion''; ''Special Forces'').
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** When EltonJohn began using multiple lyricists for his album in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]] and early [[TheEighties 1980s]], his main lyricist Bernie Taupin (hiEltonJohn lyricist Bernie Taupin met Alice when both were rehabilitating from alcoholism in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]]; Taupin supplied lyrics to Alice's album ''From The Inside''. Elton's guitarist Davey Johnstone also appeared on the album and it's its two follow-ups (''Flush The Fasion''; Fashion''; ''Special Forces'').
22nd Dec '15 5:36:54 PM Schroeder1174
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** When EltonJohn began using multiple lyricists for his album in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]] and early [[TheEighties 1980s]], his main lyricist Bernie Taupin (hiEltonJohn lyricist Bernie Taupin met Alice when both were rehabilitating from alcoholism in the late [[TheSeventies 1970s]]; Taupin supplied lyrics to Alice's album ''From The Inside''. Elton's guitarist Davey Johnstone also appeared on the album and it's two follow-ups (''Flush The Fasion''; ''Special Forces'').
7th Aug '15 3:14:27 PM erforce
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* RealLife/MeanCharacterNiceActor: In private life, Cooper is a devout Christian, and a substitute Bible Studies teacher at his local school, and a great golfer. Then he goes to work and records songs about {{Serial Killer}}s. He makes it clear on many occasions that his onstage persona is a character he plays to entertain people, but that he doesn't act that way in real life. MoralGuardians frequently accused him of satanism until he made it clear he was in fact christian. ** And boy, does he ''love'' showing off his nice side, mostly because it freaks people out more than his nasty side. *** His appearance in ''Film/{{Sextette}}'' will frighten anybody - [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CO52Fe1mKU behold true terror.]] ** He's generally pretty nice in his currently running radio show. ** This is played up in ''WaynesWorld'', where he plays himself as a highly philosophical gentleman backstage. ** He also owns a popular family restaurant in Phoenix, AZ, infamous for its "Big Unit" two-foot-long hot dogs (named for Randy "Big Unit" Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks, a co-investor in the restaurant), and appeared on ''Series/ManVFood'' when the host did a Phoenix-themed episode. The host even referenced the "We're not worthy" Wayne's World bit when Alice brought out his food personally. * MissingEpisode: The ''Special Forces'', ''Zipper Catches Skin'', and ''[=DaDa=]'' albums, for Alice himself. He was so deep in the throes of alcoholism in the early 80s that he says he has no memory of recording them. He sobered up for good soon after recording ''[=DaDa=]''.
9th Aug '14 2:46:37 PM Ambaryerno
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** "Hell Is Living Without You" was co-written and produced by [[Music/BonJovi Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora]].
23rd Jan '14 2:19:53 PM grabaham
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** Again, of all people, Liza Minnelli, Ronnie Spector, and The Pointer Sisters contributed background vocals to both "Man With the Golden Gun" and "Teenage Lament '74" on ''Muscle of Love''.
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** Again, of all people, Liza Minnelli, Minnelli (who Alice was dating at the time; he later joked that he "might've been her only straight boyfriend"), Ronnie Spector, and The Pointer Sisters contributed background vocals to both "Man With the Golden Gun" and "Teenage Lament '74" on ''Muscle of Love''.
23rd Jan '14 2:18:49 PM grabaham
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Donovan, of all people, duets with Alice on the title track to ''Billion Dollar Babies''. * Creator/VincentPrice did a creepy monologue between "Devil's Food" and "The Black Widow" on "Welcome to My Nightmare". ** And played "The Spirit of the Nightmare" on the TV special. ** He also provided a creepy voiceover on "Coma" and "The Garden" by ''Music/GunsNRoses''.
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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy: ** Donovan, of all people, duets with Alice on the title track to ''Billion Dollar Babies''. * ** Again, of all people, Liza Minnelli, Ronnie Spector, and The Pointer Sisters contributed background vocals to both "Man With the Golden Gun" and "Teenage Lament '74" on ''Muscle of Love''. ** Creator/VincentPrice did a creepy monologue between "Devil's Food" and "The Black Widow" on "Welcome to My Nightmare". ** *** And played "The Spirit of the Nightmare" on the TV special. ** *** He also provided a creepy voiceover on "Coma" and "The Garden" by ''Music/GunsNRoses''.
22nd Dec '13 1:57:00 PM JIKTV
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* CreatorBacklash: ''Trash'' was his comeback album that brought him a level of success that he hadn't had in almost fifteen years but most of its lyrics were about sex, brothels or BSDM (a successful attempt to tap into the popularity of MotleyCrue and GunsNRoses). As a result of his renewed Christianity a few years later it's rare for Alice to perform any of its songs in concert, other than "Poison".
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* CreatorBacklash: ''Trash'' was his comeback album that brought him a level of success that he hadn't had in almost fifteen years but most of its lyrics were about sex, brothels or BSDM [=BSDM=] (a successful attempt to tap into the popularity of MotleyCrue Music/MotleyCrue and GunsNRoses).Music/GunsNRoses). As a result of his renewed Christianity a few years later it's rare for Alice to perform any of its songs in concert, other than "Poison".

* VincentPrice did a creepy monologue between "Devil's Food" and "The Black Widow" on "Welcome to My Nightmare".
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* VincentPrice Creator/VincentPrice did a creepy monologue between "Devil's Food" and "The Black Widow" on "Welcome to My Nightmare".
4th Nov '13 9:09:06 PM JackWhitehead
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* CreatorBacklash: ''Trash'' was his comeback album that brought him a level of success that he hadn't had in almost fifteen years but most of its lyrics were about sex, brothels or BSDM (a successful attempt to tap into the popularity of MotleyCrue and GunsNRoses). As a result of his renewed Christianity a few years later it's rare for Alice to perform any of its songs in concert, other than "Poison".

* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally recorded the theme song for ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', but was dumped in favor of Lulu.
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally recorded the theme song for ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', but was dumped in favor of Lulu.Lulu. ** He had album-themed shows planned for both ''Goes to Hell'' and ''Welcome 2 My Nightmare'' ala the original ''Welcome to My Nightmare'' tour but neither panned out, the former due to illness and the latter due to lower-than-expected album sales.
13th May '12 1:43:15 AM erforce
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally recorded the theme song for ''TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', but was dumped in favor of Lulu.
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally recorded the theme song for ''TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun'', but was dumped in favor of Lulu.
17th Apr '12 1:41:21 PM nombretomado
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** He also provided a creepy voiceover on "Coma" and "The Garden" by ''GunsNRoses''.
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** He also provided a creepy voiceover on "Coma" and "The Garden" by ''GunsNRoses''.''Music/GunsNRoses''.
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