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"Like Frankie said I did it my way" is a reference to My Way by Frank Sinatra (also an iconic song) - Metal_Treasure
There are several references in this song:
"Good Golly, said little Miss Molly
When she was rocking' in the house of blue light
Tutti Frutti was oh so rooty
When she was rocking' to the east and west
Lucille was oh so real
When she didn't do her daddies will
Come on baby, drive me crazy, do it, do it" - Metal_Treasure
Mentions Rock Around the Clock (by Bill Haley & His Comets) - Metal_Treasure
"Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies
Be-Bop-A-Lula, Baby What I Say
Here comes Johnny singing I Gotta Woman"
I Got a Woman, originally by Ray Charles (1954), was covered by several artists with the name Johnny: Johnny Hallyday, Johnny Rivers, Johnny Cash and June Carter.
They were released before the Dire Straits song. - Metal_Treasure
Helter Skelter in a summer swelter. The Byrds flew off with a fallout shelter. Eight miles high and falling fast!
American Pie is higher than any of these songs in the best songs of all time list. Should be 1st here too
"Singing Sweet Home Alabama all summer long"
(Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd) - Metal_Treasure
Uppers and downers" (My Generation by The Who) - Metal_Treasure
"I believe in you, like a virgin, you're Madonna" (Like A Virgin - Madonna) - Metal_Treasure
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2. American Pie - Don McLean
3. Walk of Life - Dire Straits