Alice Cooper was born on February 4, 1948, in Michigan. He is a singer, an actor, and a songwriter with an impressive career. Cooper is mostly known for such songs as “How You Gonna See Me Now”, “Poison”, and “Hey Stoopid”.
Alice Cooper (real name Vincent Damon Furnier) began his music career in 1964. 16-year-old Vincent was influenced by Beatles. 9 months after Beatles visited the US Cooper formed a Beatles-like band Earwigs. The group changed names several times until in 1986, they decided to name themselves Alice Cooper.
In 1969, the band released their first album Pretties for You, which barely made it into Billboard 200, reaching the 193rd spot. They recorded three more albums, which were slightly successful. Finally, in 1972, they came up with a hit. The LP School is Out became platinum in the USA. Their next album Billion Dollar Babies (1973) topped various charts and was certified platinum in the USA and golden in Canada. The band released one more album Music of Love (1973) before the members made a decision to go their separate ways.
In 1974, Vincent decided to go on with a solo career. He kept the pseudonym Alice Cooper for his solo work.