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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...

Mickey Gilley's, "Don't The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time"
The Lyrics:
I don't mean to criticize the girls at all
'Cause I know Robert Redford even overhauled
Who They Mention:
Robert Redford
Submitted by: Bob
The Beatles', "Revolution"
The Lyrics:
But if you go carrying pictures of Chairman Mao
You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow
Who They Mention:
Mao Zedong
Submitted by: Tarzan

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