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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, John Mellencamp

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The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988 album at
John Mellencamp's, "Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)"
The Lyrics:
Some loud Cuban band is crucifying John Lennon
Who They Mention:
John Lennon
Submitted by: adam
John Mellencamp's, "Peaceful World"
The Lyrics:
Racism lives in the U.S. today
Better get hip to what Martin Luther King had to say
Who They Mention:
Martin Luther King, Jr. - US civil rights activist
Submitted by: Adrian Smith
John Mellencamp's, "You've Got to Stand for Something"
The Lyrics:
I've seen the Rollin' Stones
Forgot about Johnny Rotten
Saw The Who back in '69
Saw Bobby Seal
Talkin' to the Panthers
Satub' just what he had on his mind
I saw Marlon Brando
On a motorcycle
He was actin' out rebellion
I saw Rocky Stallone
In an X-rated movie called the Italian Stallion
Who They Mention:
The Rolling Stones
Johnny Rotten
The Who
Bobby Seal
Marlon Brando
Sylvester Stallone
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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