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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Barenaked ladies

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Barenaked for the Holidays album at Amazon.com
Barenaked ladies', "$1,000,000"
The Lyrics:
Well I'd buy you John Merrick's remains
Who They Mention:
John Merrick's
Submitted by: Shrek hefner, josh hefner, and Hefner
The Lyrics:
A is for Adam, which is how I sometimes feel;
Like I'm the only man on Earth, and I;ve forgotten what that's worth
A is for Arthur, he's a lovable drunk
A M & Azing, like Thelonius Monk
Who They Mention:
Adam (of Adam & Eve)
Arthur (character played by Dudley Moore in the movie of the same name)
Jazz musician Thelonius Monk
Submitted by: Tania WYEP
Barenaked Ladies', "Be My Yoko Ono"
The Lyrics:
You can be my Yoko Ono.
You can follow me wherever I go.
Be my, be my, be my Yoko Ono
Who They Mention:
Yoko Ono
Submitted by: Celeste
Barenaked Ladies', "Brian Willson"
The Lyrics:
Lie in bed just like Brian Willson did.
Who They Mention:
Brian Willson
Submitted by: Celeste
Barenaked Ladies', "Celebrity"
The Lyrics:
I'm gonna be a hero
Like Phil Esposito or the Kennedys
Who They Mention:
Phil Esposito, The Kennedys
Submitted by: hefug
Barenaked Ladies', "I Know"
The Lyrics:
I have a match, your dad, my dad has your picture right next to your mother's and one of Charo.
Who They Mention:
Charo
Submitted by: Paul Warren
Barenaked Ladies', "If I Had $1,000,000"
The Lyrics:
Well, I'd buy you John Merrick's remains
Who They Mention:
John Merrick
Submitted by: Ed Robertson and Steven Page also Josh Hefner from
Barenaked Ladies', "If I Had a Million Dollars"
The Lyrics:
'If I had a million dollars Well I'd buy you some art A Picasso or a Garfunkel'
Who They Mention:
Pablo Picasso - an artist Art(hur) Garfunkel - one half of Simon and Garfunkel
Submitted by: Nance
Barenaked Ladies', "New Kid (on The Block)"
The Lyrics:
I'm a New Kid On The Block
Although I may not be Johann Sebastian Bach
So we may not write the songs we sing
Look at Elvis, he sold his soul and you crowned him king
Who They Mention:
New Kids On The Block, Johann Sebastian Bach, Elvis Presley
Submitted by: T
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
Bert Kampfert's got the mad hits
Who They Mention:
Bert Kampfert
Submitted by: rocky
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
Hot like wasabe when I bust rhymes
Big like Leanne Rimes
Who They Mention:
Leanne Rimes
Submitted by: rocky
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
Like Harrison Ford I'm getting frantic
Who They Mention:
Harrison Ford
Submitted by: Rex Ungericht
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
Like Kurasawa I make mad films
Who They Mention:
Akira Kurasawa
Submitted by: rocky
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
Like Sting I'm tantric
Who They Mention:
Sting
Submitted by: rocky
Barenaked Ladies', "One Week"
The Lyrics:
You'll think you're looking at Aquaman
Who They Mention:
Aquaman, a cartoon character (does that count?)
Submitted by: hamburger456
Barenaked Ladies', "One week"
The Lyrics:
Gotta get into with sailor moon cause the cartoons has got the boom anime baby that makes me think the wrong thing
Who They Mention:
Sailor moon is a cartoon character
Submitted by: Josh Hefner
Barenaked Ladies', "Upside Down"
The Lyrics:
Tell Andy Warhol's ghost to keep his fame.
Who They Mention:
Andy Warhol
Submitted by: Paul Warren

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