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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Janis Ian

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Janis Ian's, "Boots Like Emmy Lou's"
The Lyrics:
If I had boots like Emmy Lou's
I'd wear my hair like Loretta used to do
I'd sing like Patsy Cline
And Kitty Wells combined
I'd buy my clothes from Nudie
Have fingernails like Tammy
Tease my hair like Dolly
Who They Mention:
Emmy Lou Harris
Loretta Lynn
Patsy Cline
Kitty Wells
Tammy Wynette
Dolly Parton
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Janis Ian's, "God & the FBI"
The Lyrics:
J. Edgar Hoover in a pink tutu
investigating anyone who thinks like you
... Stay flat don't rat, what's a proletariat
Stalin was a democrat, Washington is where it's at
Who They Mention:
J. Edgar Hoover (FBI Chief)
Josef Stalin
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Janis Ian's, "Murdering Stravinsky"
The Lyrics:
We're murdering Stravinsky
Shooting at Ravel
Burying Picasso
Slaughtering Caetano
at the gates of hell
We're bringing down The Beatles
Dylan and his pals
We're working very hard
to be the avante garde
Murdering Stravinsky
Who They Mention:
Composers: Igor Stravinsky, Maurice Ravel, and Caetano Veloso
Artist: Pablo Picasso
The Beatles
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Janis Ian's, "Play Like a Girl"
The Lyrics:
I don't want to be Elvis
Mickey Mantle or Babe
This isn't a contest
I just want to make some music
Who They Mention:
Elvis Prestley,
Mickey Mantle,
Babe Ruth
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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