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Added by Vix

on 2 Mar 2009 02:21

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Dropping Names

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1. Storm Front - Billy Joel
~ We Didn't Start The Fire

This is probably the mother of all name-dropping songs:
Brigitte Bardot, Menachem Begin, Marlon Brando, Roy Campanella, Fidel Castro, Chubby Checker, Roy Cohn, Davy Crockett, Doris Day, James Dean, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Dylan, Adolf Eichmann, Albert Einstein, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Charles de Gaulle, John Glenn, Bernhard Goetz, Ernest Hemingway, Buddy Holly, Princess Grace Kelly, John F. Kennedy, Jack Kerouac, Nikita Khrushchev, Liberace, Sonny Liston, Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov, Mickey Mantle, Rocky Marciano, Joe McCarthy, Marilyn Monroe, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Richard Nixon, Boris Pasternak, Juan PerĂ³n, Pope Paul VI, Elvis Presley, Sergei Prokofiev, Johnnie Ray, Ronald Reagan, Syngman Rhee, Sally Ride, Sugar Ray Robinson, Winthrop Rockefeller, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, George Santayana, Joseph Stalin, Charles Starkweather, Arturo Toscanini, Harry Truman, Walter Winchell, Malcolm X, Zhou Enlai

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2. The Great Burrito Extortion Case - Bowling for Soup
~High School Never Ends
Jack Black, Tom Cruise, Bill Gates, Katie Holmes, Mary Kate Olsen, Brad Pitt, Jessica Simpson, Reese Witherspoon

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3. Almost Killed Me - The Hold Steady
~ The Swish
Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson, Steve Perry, Neil Schon, Nina Simone, Andre Cymone

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4. Straight to Hell - Hank Williams III
~Country Heroes
George Jones, David Allan Coe, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings

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5. Document - R.E.M.
~ It's The End Of The World As We Know It
Lester Bangs, Leonard Bernstein, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce

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6. A Hangover You Don't Deserve - Bowling for Soup
~ 1985
Whitesnake, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Nirvana, U2, Blondie, Wham, Limp Bizkit, Duran Duran, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne

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7. Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too - New Radicals
~ You Get What You Give
Beck, Courtney Love, Hanson, Marilyn Manson

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8. The Best Of Peter, Paul & Mary: Ten Years To... - Paul & Mary Peter
~ I Dig Rock and Roll Music
Mamas and the Papas, Michelle Phillips, Cass Elliot, Donovan, Beatles

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9. Sweet Soul Music/Shake Rattle & Roll - Arthur Conley
~ Sweet Soul Music
Lou Rawls, Sam and Dave, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, James Brown

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10. The Score - Fugees
~ Fu Gee La
Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Cochise

~ Ready or Not
Elliot Ness, Al Capone, Nina Simone

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11. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Kurt Cobain

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Songs that mention famous/infamous people and fictional characters.

So that there isn't any crossover, songs with names in the titles are not included.

Also see: Name Me A Song

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