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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, The Beautiful South

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Carry On Up The Charts: The Best Of The Beautiful South album at
The Beautiful South's, "Don't Marry Her..."
The Lyrics:
She'll grab your Sandra Bullocks and slowly raise the knee
Who They Mention:
Sandra Bullock, actress. This is on the single version whereas the album version says something else!
Submitted by: Pickle
The Beautiful South's, "The Lure of the Sea"
The Lyrics:
And leather aint as strong as the weather
But leather took Curtis from me

And silver aint as quick as the tongue
But silver took the MLK so young
Who They Mention:
The band members have stated that Curtis refers to Ian Curtis of Joy Division, who died by suicide, and MLK refers to Martin Luther King, Jr. who was shot as part of an assassination plot.
Submitted by: Wendy Christopher

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