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I'm not talking about songs that just name someone (there's more than I could ever list). I'm referring to songs that name someone famous or well known. For instance the Beastie Boys "name check" Abe Vigoda in "Posse in Effect".

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Elvis Costello

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Elvis Costello's, "Complicated Shadows"
The Lyrics:
You can say just what you like in a voice like a John Ford film
Take the law into your hands
You will soon get tired of killing
In those complicated shadows
Who They Mention:
Filmmaker John Ford
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Elvis Costello's, "Jack of All Parades"
The Lyrics:
Once I knew a girl that looked so much like Judy Garland
Who They Mention:
Judy Garland
Submitted by: Adrian Smith
Elvis Costello's, "Oliver's Army"
The Lyrics:
Though it could be arranged
With just a word in Mr. Churchill's ear
Who They Mention:
Winston Churchill
Submitted by: Paul
Elvis Costello's, "Suit of Lights"
The Lyrics:
While Nat King Cole sings Welcome To My World
You request some song you hate you sentimental fool
Who They Mention:
Nat King Cole
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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