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!

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2 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

3 Angie - The Rolling Stones

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

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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 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
6 State of Grace - Reba McEntire UListen to Sample
7 Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel

Dammit! How did I forget this! - PetSounds

8 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

Paul McCartney at his best...

9 Roxanne - The Police UListen to Sample
10 Baba O'Riley - The Who UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 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.

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12 Stan - Eminem

Great song. Also, this list really needs Drew Barrymore by Bryce Vine

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13 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

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14 Julia - The Beatles UListen to Sample
15 Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival UListen to Sample
16 My Name is Mud - Primus

Yeah! Primus sucks! - awesomedp900

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17 Hey Joe - The Jimi Hendrix Experience UListen to Sample
18 Bubba Shot the Jukebox - Mark Chesnutt UListen to Sample
19 I Try to Think About Elvis - Patty Loveless UListen to Sample
20 Romeo and Juliet - Dire Straits UListen to Sample
21 867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutone UListen to Sample
22 Ava - Famy UListen to Sample
23 Happy Jack - The Who UListen to Sample
24 Gloria - Them; Shadows of Knight
25 Elizabeth on the Bathroom Floor - Eels UListen to Sample
26 My Sharona - The Knack UListen to Sample
27 Song for Eva Mae - Frank Turner UListen to Sample
28 Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson UListen to Sample
29 Jerry Was a Racecar Driver - Primus UListen to Sample
30 Emily - From First to Last UListen to Sample
31 Sara Smile - Hall & Oates UListen to Sample
32 Betty's Got a Bass Boat - Pam Tillis UListen to Sample
33 Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys

For those of you wondering what Brian Wilson shouts during the bridge, it's "Hal and his famous ashtray! ", referring to Hal Blaine, a session drummer. Not "Al and his famous gas ray! ", referring to Al Jardine, the Beach Boys' rhythm guitarist, as I thought for many years. - PetSounds

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34 Lucy - Skillet UListen to Sample
35 Jolene - Dolly Parton UListen to Sample
36 Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! - The Beatles UListen to Sample
37 Maria Maria - Santana UListen to Sample
38 Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - The Beatles UListen to Sample
39 Darlene - T. Graham Brown UListen to Sample
40 Annie's Song - John Denver UListen to Sample
41 Daniel - Elton John UListen to Sample
42 Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) - Billy Joel UListen to Sample
43 Cecilia - Simon and Garfunkel UListen to Sample
44 Maybelline - Chuck Berry UListen to Sample
45 Hey Julie - Fountains of Wayne UListen to Sample
46 Sara - Fleetwood Mac UListen to Sample
47 Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry UListen to Sample
48 Floyd the Barber - Nirvana UListen to Sample
49 Ruby Soho - Rancid UListen to Sample
50 James - Billy Joel

Just realized a much better Billy Joel song with a name in the title is Movin' Out (Anthony's Song). - PetSounds

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Top Remixes (11)

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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