On June 14 Boy George was born …

On June 14, 1961, Boy George (real named George Alan O’Dowd) was born.

Boy George Boy George / Rolling Stone

Boy George
Boy George / Rolling Stone

The English singer is best known for his work in the 1970s and 1980s as part of the Grammy-award winning new wave band Culture Club. Boy George, alongside Culture Club, gained international stardom with the hit songs “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” and “Karma Chameleon.”

“Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” by Culture Club:

Throughout his career, Boy George is known for his soulful voice, as well as glam / androgynous appearance, while helping bring new wave-style music intro prominence.

 

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