TIL Legendary Rock Star Meat Loaf got his stage name at birth by his father who thought he looked like “nine-and-a-half pounds of ground chuck.”

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  1. there’s likely a few versions of this going to do the rounds ad nauseam. I heard….his 1st 2 initials are M L and was a nickname. a school football coach gave him the name meat loaf.

  2. Horrible karma grab.

    Bloke just dies and you post this. Are you really surprised his name wasn’t Meat Loaf, and that the name might have been attributed to something meat related?

    Bad taste.

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