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Added by Vix on 2 Mar 2009 02:21
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Dropping Names

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People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
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 Perรณn, 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



People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0
~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 0
Almost Killed Me - The Hold Steady
~ The Swish
Mentions:
Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson, Steve Perry, Neil Schon, Nina Simone, Andre Cymone


People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 0
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 99 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
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 29 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
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 26 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0
~ You Get What You Give
Mentions:
Beck, Courtney Love, Hanson, Marilyn Manson


~ I Dig Rock and Roll Music
Mentions:
Mamas and the Papas, Michelle Phillips, Cass Elliot, Donovan, Beatles


People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
~ Sweet Soul Music
Mentions:
Lou Rawls, Sam and Dave, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, James Brown


People who added this item 85 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
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 933 Average listal rating (966 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
~Californication
Mentions:
Kurt Cobain


Vix's rating:

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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