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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, Joni Mitchell

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Joni Mitchell's, "Amelia"
The Lyrics:
A ghost of aviation
She was swallowed by the sky
Or by the sea, like me she had a dream to fly
Like Icarus ascending
On beautiful foolish arms
Who They Mention:
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Joni Mitchell's, "Furry Sings the Blues"
The Lyrics:
W.C. Handy, I'm rich and I'm fay
And I'm not familiar with what you played
Who They Mention:
W.C. Handy
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Joni Mitchell's, "Hejira"
The Lyrics:
Strains of Benny Goodman
Coming thru the snow and the pinewood trees
Who They Mention:
Benny Goodman
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Joni Mitchell's, "Refuge of the Roads"
The Lyrics:
These are the clouds of Michelangelo
Muscular with gods and sungold
Who They Mention:
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Joni Mitchell's, "The Tea Leaf Prophecy (Lay Down Your Arms)"
The Lyrics:
She plants her garden in the spring
She does the winter shovelling
Tokyo Rose on the radio
She says she's leavin' but she don't go
She plants her garden in the spring
They do the winter shovelling
THey sit up late and watch the Johnny Carson Show
She says, "I'm leaving here" but she don't go.
Who They Mention:
Tokyo Rose (Japanese Propaganda Radio broadcaster during WWII)
Johnny Carson
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Joni Mitchell's, "Twisted"
The Lyrics:
They all laugh at angry young men
They all laugh at Edison
And also at Einstein
Who They Mention:
inventor Thomas Alva Edison
physicist Albert Einstein
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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