These 20 Innocent Yearbook Photos of Iconic Musicians Show How Rock and Roll Can Take Its Toll

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Images: via Metal Sucks / Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for BT PR
Images: via Metal Sucks / Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for BT PR

14. Axl Rose

Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose had an unflattering bowl cut as a kid – and maybe that’s why he has long hair now? Rock and roll seems to have taken less of a toll on him than some of his contemporaries, though. Perhaps because (unlike so many others) he dabbled in drugs but never succumbed entirely.

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Images: via Record Mecca / via Jim Morrison Online
Images: via Record Mecca / via Jim Morrison Online

13. Jim Morrison

Young Jim Morrison looked like a serious kid, the kind who’d grow up to be a banker or an accountant. But, of course, Morrison opted for a completely different career path, becoming a wild, oft-arrested rocker who sadly perished aged 27 from a heroin overdose.

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