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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, Index

Here's a couple of the most recent entries...

G-Love and Special Sauce's, "I-76"
The Lyrics:
Get along 76ers
Charles Barkley dissed Larry Bird
Get along 76ers
Dr. J! Moses Malone
Get along 76ers
Jerry Stackhouse and Iverson
Who They Mention:
*Correction to my previous submission* Bird never played for the 76ers, he spent his entire career with the division rival Boston Celtics. *Original submission* Former NBA players Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Julius "Dr. J." Erving, Moses Malone, Jerry Stackhouse, and Allen Iverson. Erving and Malone were mentioned earlier in the song. Also, the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers were mentioned, a team that Barkley, Erving, Malone, Stackhouse, and Iverson played for during their respective NBA careers.
Submitted by: JeReMy
Relient K's, "Hello McFly"
The Lyrics:
And I wish I was Michael J Fox
I'd visit the past
Then come back to the future (Hello McFly)
When I cleaned up my act
Who They Mention:
Michael J. Fox...Also, at the end of the song, a recording of a phone message from TobyMac, the founder of Gotee Records, the label Relient K's self-titled debut album was released under, saying that Gotee Records would not release a song that mentions Marilyn Manson.
Submitted by: JeReMy

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