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19th Dec '16 1:32:09 PM igordebraga
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* Music/{{Metallica}} and Megadeth each have one. Metallica's in 'Whiplash'

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* Music/{{Metallica}} and Megadeth Music/{{Megadeth}} each have one. Metallica's in 'Whiplash'



** Also during the live rendition of ''Yesterday'' from ''Music/TheBeatlesAnthology'' when George introduces Paul to the crowd with the ironic line: "And for Music/PaulMcCartney from Liverpool: opportunity knocks!"

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** Also during the live rendition of ''Yesterday'' "Yesterday" from ''Music/TheBeatlesAnthology'' when George introduces Paul to the crowd with the ironic line: "And for Music/PaulMcCartney from Liverpool: opportunity knocks!"



** Michael Len Williams II turned his StageName into something tailor-made for this kind of signature: "MIKE WILL MADE IT!"






* Diana Ross mentions fellow-Supremes Mary (Wilson) and Flo (Ballard) in "Back in My Arms Again".

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* Diana Ross mentions fellow-Supremes fellow [[Music/TheSupremes Supremes]] Mary (Wilson) and Flo (Ballard) in "Back in My Arms Again".



* Another guitarist namedrop, this time from Music/IggyPop on the Stooges' "No Fun." As guitarist Ron Asheton gets ready for the two-minute guitar solo that ends the song, Pop shouts "C'mon, Ronnie, tell 'em how I feel!"
* {{Music/KISS}}...well, how are they ''not'' gonna mention the word in song? But it ''does'' receive special emphasis in the second verse of "Calling Dr. Love".

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* Another guitarist namedrop, this time from Music/IggyPop on the Stooges' Music/TheStooges' "No Fun." As guitarist Ron Asheton gets ready for the two-minute guitar solo that ends the song, Pop shouts "C'mon, Ronnie, tell 'em how I feel!"
* {{Music/KISS}}... well, how are they ''not'' gonna mention the word in song? But it ''does'' receive special emphasis in the second verse of "Calling Dr. Love".




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* Brazilian band Skank, led by Samuel Rosa, has a song named "Sam". The country's rock scene has a few other bands who name drop themselves:
-->[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MtsWOvrigk So strong we are all other]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tit%C3%A3s Titans]]
-->[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5c0LVQwvyo Os Paralamas do Sucesso were going to play in the capital]]
-->[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q02IbSnmKxo It is crazy Raimundo(s) from Brasilia!]]

4th Dec '16 12:52:57 PM DaibhidC
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* "Creeque Alley" by Music/TheMamasAndThePapas is basically an autobiography of the band's early days, so it namechecks all of them, as well as many other people on the US folk scene at the time.
3rd Dec '16 4:43:34 PM Schroeder1174
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* MileyCyrus, "See You Again".
-->My best friend Lesley said, "Oh, she's just bein' Miley."
* [[Music/{{Jellyfish}} Jason Falkner]], "Miracle Medicine".
-->It's like the doctors used to say/"All work and no play/Makes Jason run away".
29th Nov '16 2:17:14 AM ElectroKraken
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* "Rapper's Delight" by the Music/SugarhillGang. Almost every verse ends with the rapper calling upon the next one by name to do his verse.

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* "Rapper's Delight" by the Music/SugarhillGang.Music/TheSugarhillGang. Almost every verse ends with the rapper calling upon the next one by name to do his verse.
23rd Oct '16 10:46:51 PM Lullaby22
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* Done twice in "The Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett: One verse has him mention the "The Crypt-Kicker Five", alluding to his band The Crypt Kickers. Then, in the final verse, he says "For you the living, this dance is meant too, when you get to my door, tell them Boris sent you."
5th Oct '16 9:31:44 PM Aiguille
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* Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_8wYwvlmBE Drama for Life]]" has the singer explaining the ethos behind the band name, comparing struggling with one's rampant GhostInTheMachine to {{Flight}}, and how full embrace of the creative impulse turns a LeapOfFaith into a fulfilling CasualHighDrop.

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* Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_8wYwvlmBE com/watch?v=xfvtPTvuFTA Drama for Life]]" has the singer explaining the ethos behind the band name, comparing struggling with one's rampant GhostInTheMachine to {{Flight}}, and how full embrace of the creative impulse turns a LeapOfFaith into a fulfilling CasualHighDrop.
15th Aug '16 12:40:39 PM Aiguille
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* Music/PoetsOfTheFall's "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_8wYwvlmBE Drama for Life]]" has the singer explaining the ethos behind the band name, comparing struggling with one's rampant GhostInTheMachine to {{Flight}}, and how full embrace of the creative impulse turns a LeapOfFaith into a fulfilling CasualHighDrop.
-->Higher and higher as we fly\\
We're Poets of the Fall\\
Perfect near-fatal headlong dive\\
A blueprint for life
22nd Jun '16 8:00:57 PM MissMokushiroku
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* Jet - "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?" inserted the band's name as a word in a sentence, emphasizing it while singing:
-->Big black boots
-->long brown hair
-->She's so sweet with her
-->''Jet'' black stare!
** Except the line is actually "get-back stare".
4th Jun '16 9:03:08 PM gewunomox
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* In Band Aid's "Do they Know It's Christmas?" [[ThePolice Sti]]ng gets a line about "the bitter sting of tears."

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* In Band Aid's "Do they Know It's Christmas?" [[ThePolice [[Music/ThePolice Sti]]ng gets a line about "the bitter sting of tears."
4th Jun '16 7:10:58 AM 3rdStringPG
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* British Music/NewWave band House of Love's song "Shine On" starts out with the lyric "in the garden in the house of love".
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