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Added by xxixii on 21 Aug 2013 02:49
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Songs which namecheck other artists/celebs/people

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People who added this item 15 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Holy Grail

Mike Tyson, Kurt Cobain

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AIdXisPqHc
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Essential Squeeze - Squeeze_II
Pulling Mussels From A Shell

Maid Marion, William Tell, Harold Robbins

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WngGeI9lnA
Olivers Army

Oliver Cromwell and Winston Churchill partially mentioned
People who added this item 64 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Science Fiction Double Feature

Michael Rennie, Faye Wray, Leo G Carroll, Jeanette Scott, Dana Andrews and George Pal

www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5MHNvOVl8Y
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0
Team America: World Police - Original Soundtrack,Trey Parker,Harry Gregson-Williams
Pearl Harbor Sucked

Michael Bay, Ben Affleck, Cuba Gooding

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsPrQgTO0HU
Man In The Moon

Andy Kaufman, Elvis Presley

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hKSYgOGtos
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
The Reynolds Girls - I'd Rather Jack

Yazz, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Hg7M8qI5m8
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Maid Of Orleans

Joan Of Arc

www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6WSUSsi2GE
People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 0
The Best of OMD - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
Tesla Girls

Nikolai Tesla

www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBUmCEmbiAM
Faster

Plath, Harold Pinter, Arthur Miller and Norman Mailer.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PsbSophThk
We Didn't Start The Fire

Another shopping list of names

Harry Truman, Doris Day, Johnny Ray, Joe Di Maggio, Marilyn, Brando, Eisenhower, Liberace...Einstein, Charles Starkweather, Buddy Holly, Fidel Castro...James Dean

www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Killer Queen: A Tribute To Queen - Breaking Benjamin
Killer Queen

Marie Antionette, Kruschev, Kennedy

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZBtPf7FOoM
People who added this item 75 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
The Miracle - Queen
Jimi Hendrix, Mona Lisa, Captain Kirk, Cain and Abel

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DaY8-Mui0I
People who added this item 318 Average listal rating (226 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
Now I'm Here

Mott The Hoople (partly)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Unoab2tgJ3I
People who added this item 0 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Brimful of Asha - Cornershop
Asha Bhosle

Ironically totally unknown in the UK apart from Indians there - great song

www.youtube.com/watch?v=StWfWc0qzOM
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
2nd Wind - Todd Rundgren
on the deleted track Jesse

Tipper Gore, Jesse Helms, Pope John Paul 2

www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7HqqrvMQjg
xxixii's rating:
People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Everything Louder Than Everything Else

The Three Stooges (Curly Larry and Mo)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMSGU4GYNFc
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Maximum Maroon 5 - Maroon 5
Move Like Jagger

Mick Jagger

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEPTlhBmwRg
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Endless Art (1992)
This song plus a female version is simply a shopping list namechecking famous men

Oscar Wilde
Andy Warhol
Ernest Hemingway
Jimi Hendrix
...plus lots more including Mickey Mouse!


www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwvV_WajG4k

and the female version

Colette
Marilyn Monroe
Edith Piaf
Vivien Leigh
...
Minnie Mouse

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyBWXb2b9ho



People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Seeds of Love - Tears for Fears
Sowing The Seeds Of Love

The groups Style Council (partly) and The Jam and Margaret Thatcher (obliquely)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajy1xNB-LkI
People who added this item 3 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 0
You Get What You Give - New Radicals
Beck, Courtney Love, Hanson, Marilyn Manson

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPAEFnVZVOs
People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Bonnie Tyler The Best - Bonnie Tyler
Rebel Without A Clue

Name checks Madonna and the fictional Dirty Harry

www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUQMxuOCaZM

Just basically a list of songs I know which mentions specific famous people in their lyrics

NOTE this is a NOT a list of songs which are abstractly about other people - ie American Pie which is about Buddy Holly etc does not even mention any names

NOR is it when names are accidentally referred to

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