Top Ten Songs With a Person's Name in the Title

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The Top Ten

1 Hey Jude - The Beatles

My favourite Beatles song!

2 Angie - The Rolling Stones

One of the all time great classical songs. Should be in the top three.

3 Layla - Derek and the Dominoes

Very good song, but after the guitar part it's always disappointing

Patti Boyd must have ben quite a woman. Two of the greatest love songs of all time were written about her, Eric Clapton's Layla and George Harrison's Something. - PetSounds

4 Vincent - Don McLean

Don't know why this song was ranked so far down on the list. It was written as a tribute to Vincent Van Gogh with the opening line Starry, Starry Night dedicated to his painting 'The Starry Night'. One of the great classical songs.

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5 State of Grace - Reba McEntire
6 Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel V 1 Comment
7 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

Paul McCartney at his best...

8 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
9 Roxanne - The Police
10 Brian Wilson - Barenaked Ladies

@PetSounds - There are many songs on this list that mention real persons: Beethoven, Elvis, Uma Thurman, Mick Jagger, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Jesse James, John and Yoko... - Metal_Treasure

@Metal_Treasure - This is an ancient list and that's an ancient comment! All those were added afterward. - PetSounds

The only song on this list which undoubtedly mentions a real person. - PetSounds

There are many songs on this list that mention real persons: Beethoven, Elvis, Uma Thurman, Mick Jagger, Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Jesse James, John and Yoko... - Metal_Treasure

I love this song. No doubt that it should be #1 - PositronWildhawk

Really like this song - Curti2594

The Newcomers

? This Romeo Ain't Got Julie Yet - Diamond Rio
? Jolie - Mark Chesnutt

The Contenders

11 Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
12 Helena - My Chemical Romance

Helena is a really emotional song speaking about the Ways' grandmother Elena who passed on. I like it. It is amazing, and Gerard's voice really does it justice.

13 Bubba Shot the Jukebox - Mark Chesnutt
14 Stan - Eminem
15 Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits
16 My Name is Mud - Primus
17 867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutone
18 Ava - Famy
19 I Try to Think About Elvis - Patty Loveless
20 Julia - The Beatles
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1. 867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutone
2. Hey Jude - The Beatles
3. Stan - Eminem
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1. Vincent - Don McLean
2. Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
3. Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
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1. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
2. Roxanne - The Police
3. Angie - The Rolling Stones
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