5. Band of Gypsys

With army buddy Billy Cox on bass and longtime friend Buddy Miles on drums, Jimi Hendrix formed this group to fulfill contractual obligations after disbanding the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1969. The addition of "the" here would fail to capture how the band formed and their reckless abandon. Bonus points for not choosing the original name, Gypsy Sun and the Rainbows.

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