12 Musicians Who Claim They Were Possessed While Writing Their Hits

  • Kanye West

  • Led Zeppelin Robert Plant

  • Angus Young ACDC

  • Keith Richards Rolling Stones

  • John Lennon

  • Michael Jackson

  • Little Richard

  • Screaming Jay Hawkins

  • Joe COCKER

  • Ginger Baker

  • Glen Tipton

  • Beyonce Knowles

Musicians are a strange bunch sometimes. Apparently, a lot of that strangeness can be attributed to being possessed by otherworldy entities. Yep, some of the most iconic musicians of all time believe their song writing genius, impressive performance prowess, and general musical skill comes from being possessed. For instance, Angus Young blames his crazy stage behavior on a “guitar demon,” and rock pioneer Little Richard thinks the actual devil possesses him.

From Beyonce to Kanye WestJohn Lennon and more, these musicians believe they have been possessed while either writing or playing music.