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The Pretenders

  • Hynde has a daughter, Natalie, with Ray Davies of The Kinks. They had a common-law marriage, and tried to get married legally, but the registrar refused to issue them a marriage license because they were arguing.
  • Hynde is a vegetarian and animal-rights activist. She once joked that McDonalds should be firebombed.
  • Honeyman-Scott died of a heroin overdose a few days after Farndon was fired from the band for excessive drug use. Farndon died 10 months later of an overdose at age 30.
  • Hynde was a Freshman at Kent State University in 1970, and was protesting when the National Guard killed 4 students. She left and never went back to college.
  • Farndon and Hynde were lovers until she kicked him out of the band in 1982.
  • Hynde grew up in Akron, Ohio, which is where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was born. She moved to London in 1973.
  • Hynde left Ray Davis and married Jim Kerr, the lead singer of Simple Minds, in 1984. They have a daughter, Yasmin, and divorced in 1990.

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Brass In Pocket (I'm Special)
Don't Get Me Wrong

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

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