Top 10 Songs with References to HistoryMetal_Treasure Songs that are about (or mention) places, historical figures, or events.
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It's about the Battle of Balaclava, 1854, during the Crimean War. - Metal_Treasure
Waterloo is a town in Belgium where Napoleon was finally defeated. - Metal_Treasure
It's about Nostradamus and his prophecies, and the song retells a big part of history. - Metal_Treasure
It's about the historical shift from the Norse pagan religion to Christianity. - Metal_Treasure
It's about Grigori Rasputin: "Ra Ra Rasputin, lover of the Russian Queen". - Metal_Treasure
Refers to religious history - it's about the life of John the Baptist. - Metal_Treasure
William Kidd is not a well known historical figure, but he was a scottish pirate (mariner), lived between 1645 and 1701.
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