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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, Lou Reed

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Lou Reed's, "Images"
The Lyrics:
You might think the images boring
Cars and cans and chairs and flowers
You might find me personally boring
Hammer, single, Mao Tse Tung, Mao Tse Tung
Who They Mention:
Chinese leader - Mao Tse Tung
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Lou Reed's, "Smalltown"
The Lyrics:
Where did Picasso come from
There's no Michelangelo coming from Pittsburgh
I hate being odd in a small town
If they star let them stare in New York City
at this pink eyed painting albino
How far can my fantasy go?
I'm no Dali coming from Pittsburgh
No adorable lisping Capote
Who They Mention:
painter Pablo Picasso
artist Michelangelo
painter Salvador Dali
writer Truman Capote
The song is about Andy Warhol who came from Pittsburgh and is referred to as the "pink eyed painting albino" in the song even though he wan't an albino
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Lou Reed's, "Starlight"
The Lyrics:
Movies with real people, what you get is what you see
Starlight open wide, Andy's Cecil B DeMille
Come on L.A., give us a call
Who They Mention:
artist Andy Warhol
] filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille
Submitted by: Tania WYEP

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