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If you have song lyrics that name check celebrities for a song use the below form to send it in. No sexually explicit entries. They will not be added.

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, Latest Entries

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Ben Rector's, "Brand New"
The Lyrics:
I feel like a young John Cusack, like making big mistakes.
Who They Mention:
The actor John Cusack
Submitted by: Obi Lame Kenobi
Van Morrisson's, "Jackie Wilson said "
The Lyrics:
"Jackie Wilson said It was Reet Petite" "Kinda love you got Knock me off my feet" "Let it all hang out"
Who They Mention:
Jackie Wilson an American soul singer-songwriter and performer. A tenor with a four octave vocal range. Reet Peite from a Jackie WIlson song refers to a girl, think of calling someone that," Hey Reet pettite" these days?
Submitted by: Mary Helen
311's, "Writer's Block Party"
The Lyrics:
And like the ellipse of Yanni
Who They Mention:
Yanni
Submitted by: YYYfan
Alabama's, "Song of the South"
The Lyrics:
Cotton was short and the weeds were tall
But Mr. Roosevelt's a gonna save us all
Who They Mention:
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Submitted by: Bob
Beastie Boys', "Sabotage"
The Lyrics:
I'm Buddy Rich when I fly off the handle
Who They Mention:
Buddy Rich, jazz drummer and bandleader
Submitted by: anna n
Josh Thompson's, "I Won't Go Crazy"
The Lyrics:
Or head down to Key West and follow the footsteps
Of Buffett or ol' Hemingway
Who They Mention:
Jimmy Buffett and Ernest Hemingway
Submitted by: Bob
Josh Thompson's, "I Won't Go Crazy"
The Lyrics:
I might move to an island, or go mine some diamonds
Or count to infinity twice
Grow me a big beard, start quotin' Shakespeare
Take a crystal ball gypsy's advice
Who They Mention:
William Shakespeare
Submitted by: Bob
Stonewall Jackson's, "Waterloo"
The Lyrics:
Little General Napoleon of France
Tried to conquer the world but lost his pants
Met defeat at Bonaparte's retreat
And that's when Napoleon met his Waterloo
Who They Mention:
Napoleon Bonaparte
Submitted by: Tarzan
Adam Sandler's, "The Chanukkah Song"
The Lyrics:
Guess who eats together at the Carnegie Deli
Bowzer from Sha Na Na and Arthur Fonzerelli
Paul Newman's half-Jewish, Goldie Hawn's half too
Put them together, what a fine lookin'Jew
Who They Mention:
Jon "Bowzer" Bauman, Henry Winkler, Paul Newman,and Goldie Hawn
Submitted by: Tarzan
Adam Sandler's, "The Chanukkah Song"
The Lyrics:
O.J. Simpson, not a Jew
But guess who is? Hall of Famer Rod Carew- he converted
We got Ann Landers and her sister Dear Abby
Harrison Ford's a quarter Jewish - not too shabby
Who They Mention:
O.J. Simpson, Rod Carew, Ann Landers, Abigail Van Buren and Harrison Ford
Submitted by: Tarzan

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