However, Wackson Jackson wasn't the only pop star to dabble in the world of retail business. You may already have raised an eyebrow at the sight of Paul Simon curtain shops, and equally the steak houses owned by his old big-haired pal Garfunkel.
But there's more. Britain's favourite catalogue shop only exists on the back of the boyband boom of the 80s.
Out of Bros came the Goss brothers, and their successful store "Our Goss", known to you and me as "Argos". Yeah. Rock'n'Roll.
And the hits keep on coming:
- Lloyds Bank and the Commotions
- Burger King Kurt
- Right Said Bet Fred
- Miami "Everthing's a Pound" Machine
- Pri-Mark Morrison (Where you can take your coat if you want to "Return of the Mac")
Then there's this place in the New Forest
...which is where Michael Hutchence went after he faked his death. It's true, it's on the internet (you're reading it now).