6 music legends who went broke

A career in the limelight doesn't always translate to financial security. Here's a look at a half-dozen of the biggest names in music -- and how they lost it all.

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May 29, 2012 11:42AM
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Smookie,the kardassians,Lewdy CaCa,Justa Beaver and Bristol Palin all stink.If you agree give me the old thumbs up. Thanks.
Mar 8, 2012 10:35PM
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Do you know whats worse than a rock star blowing tens of millions of his money? Our  worthless politicians blowing 15 trillions of working americans money!

Jun 29, 2012 5:36PM
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Ban the Kardashians from every type of Media...TV, Newspapers, Internet, Radio, talk show, Wonderwall etc......they would all probably commit suicide.
May 28, 2012 3:40PM
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You don't have to be able to sing or entertain these days,you just have to know the right people. Look at some of the ignorant shows on TV today,many of the people had relatives or good friends already in the buisness that got them in the door.
Jun 29, 2012 5:06PM
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I actually met and talked with Mick Fleetwood after a performance he did in Chicago in 1992...at that time he  was 7 years clean from drugs and alcohol and put on a great performance while opening up for John Mayall and the Bluesebreakers.....I found him to be an extremely intelligent person who, like many of us, made many mistakes in the past.  Anyone can change their life when they finally have enough pain and miserey........my hat is off to anyone who can clean up their act.      

May 29, 2012 1:32PM
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It would be nice to actually be able to read the comments on a news story without having to pick through all the dating website spam garbage.
Jun 29, 2012 7:54PM
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This boils down to one thing.Chapter 7 is the way rich people way to wipe there debts away.Yeah there is some that needed it.But when Donald Trump can wipe his debt and still keep his private jet,and all his luxurys.Yeah our goverment passed the bankruptcy reform act ,but the only thing it did was make it harder for the people that really needs the releif to get it.
May 28, 2012 4:16PM
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Willie Nelson didn't give a **** if he was broke or not
Mar 8, 2012 8:50PM
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Anyone else think that the picture of Mick Fleetwood makes him look like a Klingon?
Jun 29, 2012 8:01PM
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EASY COME EASY GO. A GAME OF THE RICH AND CARELESS.
May 29, 2012 11:38AM
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You have to keep in perspective what they mean by broke in these stories about famous people. A bank account with 10 or 20 million dolars in it or assets worth as much would not be considered broke to us average joe's.
May 29, 2012 1:24PM
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I would rather be Wayne Newton's version of broke than I would John Q. Public's version of broke.

Jun 29, 2012 6:18PM
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Can't believe you are running this stupid article again.  If anyone reads the section about Tom Petty you'll see that his bankruptcy was a shrewd move to get control of his career.  Sounds pretty savvy to me.  I don't understand why he's lumped in with the rest.
Mar 9, 2012 8:28AM
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WOW,I honestly thought Jerry Lee Lewis died? Glad to know he's still around.
Mar 8, 2012 9:02PM
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As a former band member of .......never mind I can asssure you that the "free ride" idiots who you think are your friends suck on the proverbial teet until you fall...then they suddenly have no time for you......off to the next  BIG STAR to mooch off of....learned that too late...
Apr 20, 2012 5:04PM
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how many times does the UN-educated celbs rise and fall..Boxers, FB players, singers, actors,lotttery winners...too much $$ too little brains
Mar 8, 2012 9:00PM
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Sex , drugs , living beyond  their means . If i had a tenth of what they wasted , i could have a house and a comfortable life . Yes , Mick looks Klingon .
Mar 9, 2012 2:50AM
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Tom Petty doesn't suffer any fools....one of the smartest rockers I've read about.
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