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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Camper Van Beethoven

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Camper Van Beethoven's, "Joe Stalin's Cadillac"
The Lyrics:
Joe Stalin's Cadillac
This is Joe Stalin's
We're just drivin' 'round the block in Joe Stalin's Cadillac
L.B.J.'s Cadillac
L.B.J.'s Cadillac
We're just peein' on the side of the road in L.B.J.'s Cadillac
Aw, this is Somoza's Cadillac
This is Somoza's Cadillac
We're just drivin' 'round the block in Somoza's Cadillac
General Pinochet's Cadillac
General Pinochet's Cadillac
Can't go left in General Pinochet's Cadillac
Well my Cadillac
Is Johnson's Cadillac
Is Stalin's Cadillac
Is Somoza's Cadillac
Is General Pinochet's Cadillac and be referred to Reagan's Cadillac
Who They Mention:
Joe Stalin - Josef Stalin, former Soviet dictator, 1920s-1954 LBJ/Johnson - Lyndon B Johnson, liberal Democratic president of the U.S. 1963-1968 who signed the civil rights acts and massively escalated the Vietnam war, famous for crude language and actions often involving bodily functions. Somoza - Anastasio Somoza, right-wing dictator of Nicaragua, overthrown by Sandinistas 1979. General Pinochet - Augusto Pinochet, fascist dictator of Chile, leader of 1973 coup against Salvador Allende (backed by U.S.) led junta until 1990s, "free market" economic policies lauded by Reagan admin Reagan - Ronald Reagan, U.S. president at time song was recorded, backed anti-Sandinista Contras in Nicaragua (some but not all former Somoza supporters) as well as good relations with Pinochet's Chile (cf. Jonathan Richman & Modern Lovers (& covers) "Pablo Picasso," with his El Dorado)
Submitted by: Fudu

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