Best Songs With Other Music Artist's Names In the Lyrics

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These are songs that in the lyrics they mention a band or music artist.

The Top Ten

1 Yer Blues - The Beatles

"Feel so suicidal just like Dylan's (Bob Dylan) Mr Jones." - BrianScott01

2 Don't Rock the Jukebox - Alan Jackson
3 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

"Well I hope Neil Young will remember, a southern man don't need him around anyhow." - BrianScott01

4 I Dig Rock and Roll Music - Peter, Paul & Mary
5 Buddy Holly - Weezer
6 Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
7 Runnin' Down a Dream - Tom Petty

"Me and Del (Del Shannon) were singing Little Runaway." - BrianScott01

8 Let 'Em In - Paul McCartney
9 R.O.C.K. In the U.S.A. - John Mellencamp
10 Dig It - The Beatles

The Contenders

11 You Get What You Give - The New Radicals
12 England - Edguy

They mention Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Mozart, Chopin, The Beatles, definitely Leppard. - Metal_Treasure

13 Creeque Alley - The Mamas and the Papas
14 Rock and Roll Heaven - The Righteous Brothers
15 Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny) - Elton John
16 Living in the Material World - George Harrison
17 Can't Stop Lovin' You - Van Halen

The line "Hey Ray, what you said is true" is referencing Ray Charles and his song, I Can't Stop Loving You. - Element119

18 Rocket - Def Leppard

Well, I'm honestly not sure if this is allowed on the list as it's mostly references to songs, but it has many names of other songs and albums.

From the Wikipedia article on the song:

"For its lyrics, the names of classic rock artists, songs or albums are dropped as a tribute to the music of the band's youth.

"Jack Flash" - The song "Jumpin' Jack Flash" by the Rolling Stones, 1969
"Rocket Man" - The song of the same name by Elton John, 1972
"Sgt. Pepper & the Band" - The album Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles, 1967
"Ziggy" - The track/character of "Ziggy Stardust" from David Bowie's album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, 1972
"Bennie and the Jets" - The song of the same name by Elton John, 1973
"Satellite of Love" - The song of the same name by Lou Reed, 1972
"Laser Love" - The song of the same name by T. Rex, 1976
"Jet" - The song of the same name by Paul McCartney & Wings, 1973
"Black" - A reference to the song ...more - Element119

19 Festival - Chuck Berry

This has it all, this song mentions legends like, The Who, The Band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Canned Heat, The Fifth Dimension, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Vanilla Fudge, The Woolies, Ike Turner, Aretha Franklin, The Drifters, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, The Coasters, The Loading Zone, The Grateful Dead, Little Richard, The Rolling Stones, Bo Diddley, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Everly Brothers, and even Ray Charles! It's a fantastic song too. - BrianScott01

20 Bob Dylan Blues - Syd Barrett
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