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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...

Drake's, "Diplomatic Immunity"
The Lyrics:
I just pulled up on Solana show, the girl's a natural
Who They Mention:
SZA
Submitted by: kendycoop
James Darren's, "Goodbye Cruel World"
The Lyrics:
Well, the joke's on me
I'm off to join the circus
Oh, Mister Barnum, save a place for me.
Who They Mention:
Phineas Taylor Barnum, founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Submitted by: Bob

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Everything but the GirlExample 
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The Fabulous ThunderbirdsDonald FagenFaith Evans feat. Twista
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ToolTotoTraditional
TrainTravisT. Rex
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Vance JoyVan MorrissonVern Gosdin
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