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If you have song lyrics that name check celebrities for a song use the below form to send it in. No sexually explicit entries. They will not be added.

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, Grateful Dead

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Grateful Dead's, "Casey Jones"
The Lyrics:
Driving that train, high on cocaine
Casey Jones you'd better watch your speed
Who They Mention:
Casey Jones - the famous train engineer
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Grateful Dead's, "Ramble On Rose"
The Lyrics:
Just like Jack the Ripper, just like Mojo Hand,
Just like Billy Sunday, in a shotgun ragtime band
----- Just like Crazy Otto, just like Wolfman Jack,
Sitting plush with a royal flush, aces back to back.
Just like Mary Shelley, just like Frankenstein,
Who They Mention:
Jack the Ripper, Billy Sunday, Wolfman Jack, Mary Shelley
Submitted by: Stephen Segall
Grateful Dead's, "U.S. Blues"
The Lyrics:
I'm Uncle Sam
That's who I am
Been hidin' out
in a rock-and-roll band
Shake the hand
that shook the hand
of P.T. Barnum
and Charlie Chan
Who They Mention:
Uncle Sam
P.T. Barnum
Charlie Chan
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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