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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, The Pogues

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The Pogues', "Cotton Fields"
The Lyrics:
When they put the electrodes
In your brain
Even your Mothers won't know you're sane
First Lord Nelson's sunken ships
Now Steve Lillywhite's drunken mix
Who They Mention:
Lord Nelson, British Naval Officer
British music producer Steve Lillywhite
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
The Pogues', "The Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn"
The Lyrics:
McCormack and Richard Tauber are singing by the bed
Theres a glass of punch below your feet and an angel at your head
Theres devils on each side of you with bottles in their hands
You need one more drop of poison and youll dream of foreign lands

When you pissed yourself in Frankfurt and got syph down in Cologne
And you heard the rattling death trains as you lay there all alone
Frank Ryan brought you whiskey in a brothel in Madrid
Who They Mention:
Richard Tauber, Frank Ryan (Irish republican)
Submitted by: badger
The Pogues', "Young Ned of the Hill"
The Lyrics:
Since Cromwell pushed us westward
To live our lowly lives
There's some of us have deemed to fight
From Tipperary mountains high
Who They Mention:
Oliver Cromwell
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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