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Each weekday at 8am, Jonathan & Kitty present the 8 at 8. The 8 at 8 is a collection of eight songs, with a combined theme, meaning or unifying idea.

With two minds like Jonathan & Kitty, the song combinations are infinite.  They might be ridiculous too, but it's a infinite ridiculousness, just like Jonathan & Kitty.

Eight at Eight for August 21, 2013: Songs that Mention Famous People

Today's 8 at 8 features songs where famous people are mentioned.

SImon and Garfunkel: "Mrs. Robinson" mentions Joe DiMaggio

Lyle Lovett: "If I Had a Boat" mentions Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Trigger

Barenaked Ladies: "One Week" mentions LeAnn Rimes, Harrison Ford and  Bert Kaempfert.  Who was Bert Kaempfert?  He was a German band leader who wrote the score for many songs including "Strangers in the Night".

New Radicals: "You Get What You Give" mentions a few famous people including Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson people including

Robbie Robertson: "Somewhere Down the Crazy River" mentions Little Willie John who was an R&B singer in the 1950's and died in prison.

Bruce Springsteen: "Thunder Road" mentions Roy Orbison

Reunion: "Life is a Rock" mentions too many people to list.

Kinks: "Celluloid Heroes" mentions many stars from the sliver screen including Mickey Rooney and Bette Davis

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08/21/2013 6:06AM
Eight at Eight for August 21, 2013: Songs that Mention Famous People
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