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Eight at Eight for August 21, 2013: Songs that Mention Famous People
by Jonathan & Kitty In The Morning,posted Aug 21 2013 5:46AM
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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