Mötley Crüe's Mick Mars: "I’ve Always Been About Melody And Tone"
Steven Rosen, ultimate-guitar.com, 6 September 2008
MICK MARS CAME into this world as Robert Alan Deal. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on May 4, 1951. His family relocated to California where the young musician played in a series of blues bands; none of them were very good and none of them ever did anything. He finally changed his name to Mick Mars, changed his hair colour to jet black, and after placing an ad in a local newspaper, he ran into Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee and with the band name in his back pocket, this new group became Mötley Crüe.
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