The music and characters of «Daisy Jones & The Six» feel so familiar that it’s almost hard to believe that it’s not a true story — or, at least, not directly based on a true story. The ’70s-set music drama traces the rise and fall of a fictional rock band, from their professional clashes and the album that defines their sound, to the personal conflicts that eventually drive them apart. It’s the kind of story that has happened time and time again, both in fiction and in real life.
Although the characters are fully fictional, many of them draw significant inspiration from real-life music icons. Some are clearly inspired mostly by one or two figures, while others are more of an amalgamation of many real people’s stories.
Here’s your complete guide to which famous folks inspired your favorite characters from «Daisy Jones & The Six.»