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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Loudon Wainwright III

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Loudon Wainwright III's, "Grey in L.A."
The Lyrics:
And I suppose Laurie David sure knows
All those cars we drive heat up our earth
Who They Mention:
Environmental activist Laurie David
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Loudon Wainwright III's, "Had to Be Her"
The Lyrics:
And you're in Casablanca
Drunk in Rick's saloon
And she walks in and she tells Sam
"Go on Sam, you can play it for me"
Who They Mention:
Rick (Humphrey Bogart's character in "Casablanca")
Sam (Dooley Wilson's character)
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Loudon Wainwright III's, "Hank and Fred"
The Lyrics:
I hung my head and cried
Then visited Hank Williams' grave
the day Fred Rogers died
Who They Mention:
Hank Williams
Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Loudon Wainwright III's, "Hank and Fred"
The Lyrics:
Zelda Sayre, F. Scott Fitzgerald
lived somewhere in this old town
Nat King Cole was born here
Rosa Parks stayed sitting down
Who They Mention:
Zelda Sayre
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Nat King Cole
Rosa Parks
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Loudon Wainwright III's, "Last Man on Earth"
The Lyrics:
I'm the last man standing
Save the last dance for me
I've taken the last train to Clarksville
I'm the fifth Monkee
Nice guys always finish last
No one's nicer than me
Who They Mention:
The Monkees
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Loudon Wainwright III's, "To Be on TV"
The Lyrics:
Stilled life like a picture painted by Vermeer
Who They Mention:
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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