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21st Jan '16 8:17:44 PM KidDynamite
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** "Calling Elvis" name-checks a number of Music/ElvisPresley songs.
14th Nov '15 9:25:02 AM StFan
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* The second verse of "S.O.S." by Music/{{Rihanna}} (which samples the song "Tainted Love"]]) includes the lyrics "So hold me close, boy, 'cause I'm your [[Music/EltonJohn tiny dancer]]", "[[Music/{{A-Ha}} Take on me]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(I_Just)_Died_in_Your_Arms I could just die up in your arms tonight]]", "You got me [[Music/TearsForFears head over heels]]", and "You keep me hanging on, "[[Music/MichaelJackson the way you make me feel]]".
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* The second verse of "S.O.S." by Music/{{Rihanna}} (which samples the song "Tainted Love"]]) includes the lyrics "So hold me close, boy, 'cause I'm your [[Music/EltonJohn tiny dancer]]", "[[Music/{{A-Ha}} "[[Music/AHa Take on me]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(I_Just)_Died_in_Your_Arms I could just die up in your arms tonight]]", "You got me [[Music/TearsForFears head over heels]]", and "You keep me hanging on, "[[Music/MichaelJackson the way you make me feel]]".
8th Nov '15 5:02:21 PM theek01
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* Gym Class Heroes' song "Taxi Driver" is a Song of Band Names, referencing Music/DeathCabForCutie, Music/FallOutBoy, and Music/JimmyEatWorld among ''many'' others.
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* Gym Class Heroes' Music/GymClassHeroes' song "Taxi Driver" is a Song of Band Names, referencing Music/DeathCabForCutie, Music/FallOutBoy, and Music/JimmyEatWorld among ''many'' others.
4th Nov '15 4:49:47 PM AgProv
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** Music/BlueOysterCult's ''The Revenge of Vera Gemini'' namechecks Music/PattiSmith's ''Horses''.
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** * Music/BlueOysterCult's ''The Revenge of Vera Gemini'' namechecks Music/PattiSmith's ''Horses''.
4th Nov '15 4:47:37 PM AgProv
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** Music/BlueOysterCult's ''The Revenge of Vera Gemini'' namechecks Music/PattiSmith's ''horses''.
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** Music/BlueOysterCult's ''The Revenge of Vera Gemini'' namechecks Music/PattiSmith's ''horses''.''Horses''.
4th Nov '15 4:47:31 PM AgProv
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** Music/BlueOysterCult's ''The Revenge of Vera Gemini'' namechecks Music/PattiSmith's ''horses''.
18th Jul '15 11:16:39 PM jormis29
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* The verses of Built To Spill's "You Were Right" are based around famous classic rock lyrics, the general thread being that they're all pretty pessimistic sentiments (or at least ''sound'' pessimistic taken out of context):
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* The verses of Built To Spill's Music/BuiltToSpill's "You Were Right" are based around famous classic rock lyrics, the general thread being that they're all pretty pessimistic sentiments (or at least ''sound'' pessimistic taken out of context):
7th Jul '15 7:55:17 PM igordebraga
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* Music/GreenDay's "21st Century Breakdown" with the line "My generation is zero / I never made it as a [[Music/JohnLennon Working Class Hero]]". Also note that they covered the song themselves. ** Said line might also be a reference to [[Music/TheWho "My Generation"]], which they had covered earlier in their career.
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* Music/GreenDay's "21st Century Breakdown" "Music/TwentyFirstCenturyBreakdown" has one with two songs the line "My generation band covered: "[[Music/TheWho My Generation]] is zero / I never made it as a [[Music/JohnLennon Working Class Hero]]". Also note that they covered the song themselves. ** Said line might also be a reference to [[Music/TheWho "My Generation"]], which they had covered earlier in their career. Hero]]".
7th Jul '15 7:52:41 PM igordebraga
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* Music/BonJovi's "It's My Life" clearly reference "Livin' On A Prayer", by mentioning "Tommy and Gina, who never backed down".
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* Music/BonJovi's "It's My Life" clearly reference has two, to the band's own "Livin' On A Prayer", by mentioning "Tommy Prayer" ("Like Tommy and Gina, who never backed down".down") and "My Way" ("Like [[FrankSinatra Frankie]] said, 'I did it my way" - once Paul Anka, lyricist for "My Way", covered the song, changed to "He did it my way").

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* Music/DireStraits' [[Music/BrothersInArms "Walk of Life"]] employs this to discuss a street musician: -->Here comes Johnny singing Oldies, Goldies\\ [[Music/GeneVincent Be-bop-a-lula]], [[Music/RayCharles baby, what I say]]\\ Here comes Johnny singing [[Music/RayCharles I gotta woman]]\\ Down in the tunnels, trying to make it pay\\ (...)He do the song about [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X78SoS231Ak the sweet lovin' woman]]\\ He do [[Music/BobbyDarin the song about the knife]]\\ And he do the walk, he do the [[TitleDrop walk of life]]\\ Yeah, he do the walk of life
4th Jul '15 8:59:42 PM Arruruerie
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* The second verse of "S.O.S." by Music/{{Rihanna}} (which samples the song "Tainted Love"]]) includes the lyrics "So hold me close, boy, 'cause I'm your [[Music/EltonJohn tiny dancer]]", "[[Music/{{A-Ha}} Take on me]], [[Music/CuttingCrew I could just die up in your arms tonight]]", "You got me [[Music/TearsForFears head over heels]]", and "You keep me hanging on, "[[Music/MichaelJackson the way you make me feel]]".
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* The second verse of "S.O.S." by Music/{{Rihanna}} (which samples the song "Tainted Love"]]) includes the lyrics "So hold me close, boy, 'cause I'm your [[Music/EltonJohn tiny dancer]]", "[[Music/{{A-Ha}} Take on me]], [[Music/CuttingCrew [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(I_Just)_Died_in_Your_Arms I could just die up in your arms tonight]]", "You got me [[Music/TearsForFears head over heels]]", and "You keep me hanging on, "[[Music/MichaelJackson the way you make me feel]]".
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