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on 2 Mar 2009 02:21

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Dropping Names

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People who added this item 21  Average listal rating (13 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
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
Mentions:
Jack Black, Tom Cruise, Bill Gates, Katie Holmes, Mary Kate Olsen, Brad Pitt, Jessica Simpson, Reese Witherspoon



People who added this item 7  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
3. Almost Killed Me - The Hold Steady
~ The Swish
Mentions:
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
Mentions:
George Jones, David Allan Coe, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings




People who added this item 80  Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
5. Document - R.E.M.
~ It's The End Of The World As We Know It
Mentions:
Lester Bangs, Leonard Bernstein, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce






People who added this item 27  Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
6. A Hangover You Don't Deserve - Bowling for Soup
~ 1985
Mentions:
Whitesnake, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Nirvana, U2, Blondie, Wham, Limp Bizkit, Duran Duran, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne



People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (9 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
7. Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too - New Radicals
~ You Get What You Give
Mentions:
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
Mentions:
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
Mentions:
Lou Rawls, Sam and Dave, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, James Brown



People who added this item 69  Average listal rating (44 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
10. The Score - Fugees
~ Fu Gee La
Mentions:
Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Cochise




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



People who added this item 1267  Average listal rating (851 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
11. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
~Californication
Mentions:
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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