John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis And 15 Other Musicians Secretly Investigated By The FBI

Ever since its inception in 1908, the FBI has been suspicious of the zany world of pop and rock. Plenty of musicians – or, as they no doubt call them at the bureau, “no-good bohemian, love-making, drug-sucking, long-haired commies!” – have been placed under scrutiny by the American authorities over the years for the subversive ways. Some of the names won’t surprise you – it’s no secret NWA and Tupac were followed by the Feds, for instance. But did you know Elvis, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra, Trent Reznor and more were also the subject of investigations over the years? Here’s 18 musicians put under the eye of the law…