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Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities, Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen's, "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)"
The Lyrics:
So I bought a .44 Magnum with solid steel cast
And in the great spirit of Elvis, I just let it blast
Who They Mention:
Bruce is referring to an infamous incident where Elvis Presley shot out a television screen because he didn't like the program on at the time.
Submitted by: Martha Hankins
Bruce Springsteen's, "Blinded By The Light"
The Lyrics:
And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart
To see if it was safe outside
And little Early-Pearly came by in her curly-wurly
And asked me if I needed a ride
Who They Mention:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Submitted by: FussBudget
Bruce Springsteen's, "The Wall"
The Lyrics:
Cigarettes and a bottle of beer this poem that I wrote for you
This black stone and these hard tears are all I got left now of you
I remember you in your Marine uniform laughin’, laughin’ at your ship out party
I read Robert McNamara says he’s sorry
Who They Mention:
Robert McNamara, the US Sectary of Defence during the Vietnam War
Submitted by: Dayna
Bruce Springsteen's, "Thunder Road"
The Lyrics:
Roy Orbison sang for the lonely
Hey it's me and I want you only
Who They Mention:
Roy Orbison
Submitted by: Cat

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