A Gallery of Statues of Famous Muscians

When went to Dublin earlier this year, a buddy asked if I could get a picture of the Phil Lynott statue off Grafton Street. No problem.

Phil Lynott statue

 

This is one of the better musician statues out there. But not all of them are good. In fact, some are downright terrible. The Telegraph has this gallery of hits and misses, which includes this, um, awkward rendition of Michael Jackson.

michael-jackson-statue

 

The Guardian had the same idea. Here’s another Michael Jackson statue. This one is 12m high and can be found in–of all places–Zurich, Switzerland.

michael-jackson-statue 2

 

There’s plenty more hideousness to be found here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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