Top 10 Songs Mentioning Musicians in the Title


The Top Ten

1 Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry

Isn't this an epic line?
"Roll over Beethoven
And tell Tchaikovsky the news" - Metal_Treasure

2 The Ballad of John and Yoko - The Beatles
3 Mozart and Madness - Savatage
4 Rock Me Amadeus - Falco

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Metal_Treasure

It makes so sad that most people that are not from Austria will not know the brilliant, extravagant and often intense musician and personality Falco was. Songs like "Ganz Wien" (about Vienna's drug consumption), the gritty "Auf der Flucht" or the melancholically powerful "Out of the Dark" are just some of many amazing and gripping pieces of music that he made.
What's his only internationally famous song? A silly bubblegum pop song about Mozart where wore a crazy wig in the music video. Imagine if "The Laughing Gnome" was David Bowie's only major international hit outside of Britain, and you'll remotely know how I feel like with Falco. - Martin_Canine

I get your point, Martin. But the songs you mention have no musician name in the title and can't be on this list.
However, for some reason this is the Falco song that became an international hit. And neither you nor me had control over it. - Metal_Treasure

5 Calling Elvis - Dire Straits
6 My Baby's in Love with Eddie Vedder - Weird Al Yankovic

Eddie Vedder - lead singer for Pearl Jam. - Metal_Treasure

7 Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce
8 David Bowie - Phish
9 Dimebag - Cross Canadian Ragweed

Dimebag Darrell - Pantera guitarist. - Metal_Treasure

10 Frank Sinatra - Cake

The Contenders

11 Johnny Cash - Jason Aldean
12 Willie Nelson - Clutch
13 Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre & Eminem
14 Dinner With Gershwin - Donna Summer
15 Bret Michaels Looks Like an Old Lesbian - Is**trobots

Bret Michaels - lead singer for Poison. - Metal_Treasure

16 Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

Mick Jagger of the Stones - Metal_Treasure

17 Bob Dylan's 115th Dream - Bob Dylan
18 Justin Bieber Farts - The Toilet Bowl Cleaners
19 Song for Ronnie James - Jorn Lande
20 Rock Me Amadeus - Edguy

Falco cover by a metal band. - Metal_Treasure

21 Roll Over Beethoven - The Beatles
22 Amadeus Quattro Valvole - Yngwie Malmsteen
23 Miley Cyrus Farts - The Toilet Bowl Cleaners
24 Zooey Deschanel Poops - The Toilet Bowl Cleaners
25 Buddy Holly - Weezer

I'm surprised that no one wanted to add this yet. - Gg2000

26 Elvis Presley and America - U2

This song is unique in that all the words were made up in the studio in one take. - Gg2000

27 Song for Bob Dylan - David Bowie

It's exactly what it sounds like. - Gg2000

28 Layne - Staind

Layne Staley of Alice in Chains.

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