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Billy Idol’s “__ Yell” crossword clue

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Billy Idol is an English rock musician, whose real name is William Broad. He started out with the punk band Generation X before making it big as a solo artist. Idol’s career was helped along by some well-received MTV music videos in the early days of the genre. His stage name was inspired by a school teacher who described young Billy as “idle”. He decide to avoid the “Billy Idle” spelling so as to avoid confusion with the “Monty Python” star Eric Idle.