A song whose lyrics contain {{Shout Out}}s to multiple other song titles.

!!Examples:

* The verses of the Music/GeorgeGershwin song "Bidin' My Time" list the titles of 1920s popular songs. "Singin' in the Rain" (yes, [[Film/SinginInTheRain that song]]) is referenced in George Gershwin's music as well as in Ira Gershwin's lyrics.
* "Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee" has allusions to many other song titles, including "Look for the Silver Lining" and (again) "Singin' in the Rain."
* Music/ColePorter's "From This Moment On" references the titles of "Begin the Beguine," "Tea for Two," "Hoop-Dee-Doo," and "Ridin' High."
* Music/JimmyEatWorld's song "A Praise Chorus" has a final, pre-chorus verse composed of nothing but lines (almost all of them titles) from other songs. They are: "Crimson and Clover" by Tommy James and The Shondells, "Our House" by Music/{{Madness}}, "Why Did We Ever Meet?" by The Promise Ring (Davey van Bohlen of The Promise Ring actually appears on the song), "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy" by Music/BadCompany, "Don't Let's Start" by Music/TheyMightBeGiants, "All of My Everything" by The Promise Ring (again), and "Kickstart My Heart" by Music/MotleyCrue.
* Music/{{Spoon}}'s "The Way We Get By" mentions "Some Weird Sin" by IggyPop, as well as "Down on the Street" and "Shake Appeal" by his band Music/TheStooges (without mentioning either artist by name).
* Okkervil River's song "Plus Ones" from their album ''The Stage Names'' references [[http://blogsarefordogs.com/?p=482 at least nine other song titles, all of which contain numbers.]] In the lyrics, one is added to the number in each referenced song title (for example, "the 100th Luftballoon" and "eight Chinese brothers")
** As well as at least two non-numerical song titles: "And what's new pussycat/Is you were once a lioness".
* Music/TheBeatles' "Glass Onion" references five other Beatles song titles: "Strawberry Fields Forever", "I Am the Walrus", "Lady Madonna", "The Fool on the Hill" and "Fixing A Hole".
** "All You Need Is Love" also has John suddenly burst into "She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah!" during its closing.
* Way too many Music/{{Oasis}} songs to list here have featured obvious references to a Beatles song.
** "D'You Know What I Mean?" deserves an honorable mention for citing, along with two Fab Four songs ("Fool on the Hill" and "I Feel Fine"), Music/BobDylan's album ''Blood on the Tracks'' and their own song "Don't Look Back in Anger." And [[RefugeInAudacity all these references occur within three consecutive lines.]] (Dylan has another one later with "Get on the bus and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bringing_It_All_Back_Home bring it on home to me]]").
* "Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf Again)" by Music/SlyAndTheFamilyStone has many references to their past songs.
* Barclay James Harvest references Music/TheBeatles in the aptly-named "Titles":
-->Lady Madonna, let it be
-->Something in the way you moved me yesterday
-->All you need is love to succeed
* Music/BarenakedLadies' album ''Gordon'' contains several songs referential to the music industry and specific artists and songs.
* "Metal Machine" by Music/{{Sabaton}}.
** "Metal Ripper" quotes famous lines from other metal songs and "Metal Crüe" is made out of bandnames.
* "Victory" by Music/{{Megadeth}} is a song almost entirely consisting of references to their ''own'' song titles.
* 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):
-->You were right when you said
-->[[Music/LedZeppelin All that glitters isn't gold]]
-->You were right when you said
-->[[Music/{{Kansas}} All we are is dust in the wind]]
-->You were right when you said
-->[[Music/PinkFloyd We're all just bricks in the wall]]
-->And when you said [[Music/JimiHendrix manic depression's a frustrating mess...]]
* Large parts of the discography of the rap group Non Phixion, and the solo careers of its members includes allusions to various heavy metal songs and albums, but also references to each other. Closely affiliated act Jedi Mind Tricks also uses them.
* Music/TheyMightBeGiants' "Hey Mr. DJ, I Thought You Said We Had A Deal."
** "Why Must I Be Sad?" has Music/AliceCooper song titles.
* "Songs About Rain" by Gary Allan and "The Hits" by Perfect Stranger both name-drop several country songs. Both songs have a similar theme about a man being saddened by the sad songs playing on the radio.
* "My Kind of Music" by Ray Scott also gives several title-drops. The song tells a story of a man and woman who can't get along because she doesn't like his (country) music.
* Amy Grant's "Simple Things" refers to "Unchained Melody."
* Music/TrishaYearwood's "When a Love Song Sings the Blues" refers to the songs "Faded Love" and "Born to Lose."
* Music/{{Pavement}}'s "Unseen Power Of The Picket Fence" is an ode to Music/{{REM}}'s first few albums and several of their songs are mentioned in the lyrics:
--> Finster's art... Titles to match "So. Central Rain"
--> "(Don't Go Back To) Rockville", "Harborcoat", "Pretty Persuasion", You're born to be a "Camera".
--> "Time After Time"'s my least favorite song.
--> "Time After Time" was my least favorite song!!
* Music/TheHoldSteady references their own song titles in most of their discography, since their music seems to feature the same set of people and locales.
* "American Pie" by Music/DonMcLean has many: "This'll be the day that I die" ("That'll be the Day", by one of the killed artists who inspired the song, Music/BuddyHolly), "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(Who_Wrote)_The_Book_of_Love Did you write 'the Book of Love']]", "I was a [[http://www.lyricstime.com/dion-lonely-teenager-lyrics.html lonely teenage]] broncin' buck [[http://www.tsrocks.com/m/marty_robbins_texts/a_white_sport_coat_and_a_pink_carnation.html with a pink carnation]] and a pickup truck,", "[[Music/TheBeatles Helter skelter]] in a summer swelter" and "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Miles_High Eight miles high]] and falling fast".
* Italian dance group Eiffel 65 (you know, [[OneHitWonder the guys who did "I'm Blue"]]) made a song, "Voglia di Dance all Night", whose refrain is made of popular disco song titles:
-->Last night a DJ saved my life,
-->Singing "Ah-ah-ah-ah, Stayin' Alive",
-->'cause You make me feel,
-->like That's the way (uh-huh, uh-huh) I like it
-->Voglia di dance all night.
* The lyrics to Datarock's "True Stories" are entirely made up of Music/TalkingHeads song names. Also the song name itself is a reference to one of their albums.
* Music/{{Queen}}'s "More of that Jazz" references most, if not all of the songs on the album which the song was on (''Jazz''), and includes samples of each song.
** "Soul Brother", the B-Side to "Under Pressure", has a majority of it's lyrics being many different Queen songs, including the one that it's a B-Side to!
* A section of ''Octavarium'', from [[Music/DreamTheater Dream Theater's]] album of the same name, consists of numerous references to other songs and bands.
* SteveMiller's "The Joker" references "Space Cowboy", "Gangster of Love" and "Enter Maurice" in the first verse, while the second verse quotes several lines from the first verse of the Clovers' 1954 single "Lovey Dovey".
* Music/ReginaSpektor's "On The Radio" mentions Music/GunsNRoses' "November Rain" playing. [[EpicRocking And complains the solo is enormous.]]
* Beatallica title drops various Music/{{Metallica}} songs in their Beatles/Metallica mash-ups ("Hey, dude-it'z true not sad (...) Hey, dude, begin, don't wait for the Eye of the Beholder, you'll never know when [[XtremeKoolLetterz bellz]] toll for you...")
* Music/HarryNilsson's version of "You Can't Do That" has backup vocals singing the titles of various other Beatles songs during the verses.
* Johnny Foreigner's album ''Grace and the Bigger Picture'' is practically an album of song titles. Pretty much every song title on the album gets a mention in another song - plus several b-sides, [=EPs=] and even songs from before they were signed ("Amateur! Historian!").
* "Stronger" by Music/BritneySpears includes the line "The loneliness ain't killing me no more," a clever reference to her debut "Baby One More Time."
* "We Belong Together" by Music/MariahCarey mentions songs by Bobby Womack and Babyface.
* Music/{{Weezer}}'s "Heart Songs" is little more than a list of songs and artists important to Rivers Cuomo. Nice tune though.
* Music/{{KMFDM}}'s songs "Inane" and "Kunst" feature the titles of a lot of their songs as the lyrics.
** KMFDM do this a lot. "Virus" references "More & Faster," "Light" references "Godlike," "Moron" references "Son of a Gun," etc.
** If songs full of lyrical references count, "Don't Blow Your Top" is almost entirely quotes from Music/FrankZappa songs.
* The choruses of Music/{{Zebrahead}}'s "We're not a Cover Band, We're a Tribute Band" are just random sentences that cram as many ''VideoGame/GuitarHero III'' song titles in as possible.
* Suede's "These Are The Sad Songs".
* Jorn's "Song for Ronnie James" off of the album "Dio" is composed largely of the titles (and sometimes lyrics snippets) of songs that Music/RonnieJamesDio wrote at various points in his career. To someone not familiar with the works in question, parts of the song may begin to sound like WordSaladLyrics.
* Music/{{REM}} references several of their song titles in "Sing for the Submarine".
* Dawn of Winter's song [[SignificantAnagram "Titus Vanis"]] is composed almost entirely of Saint Vitus song titles.
* "Twenty-First Century Digital Boy" by Music/BadReligion mentions other Bad Religion songs "No Control" and "Suffer".
* The chorus of Travis' "Slideshow" includes references to songs by Music/{{Oasis}}, the Music/ManicStreetPreachers and Music/{{Beck}}, of all people.
* Music/{{Fall Out Boy}}'s song "What A Catch, Donnie" references lyrics to several of their previous hits, including "Grand Theft Autumn," "Sugar, We're Going Down," "Dance, Dance," "This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race," "Thanks Fr Th Mmrs," and "Growing Up." Other lyrics (and the song title) refer to the songwriter/singer duo Donnie Hathaway and Roberta Flack.
** And, of course, a song title made out of two titles: Fall Out Boy's "A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More Touch Me," referencing Film/SixteenCandles and "Touch Me" by Samantha Fox.
* The unreleased Music/ElectricLightOrchestra track "Beatles Forever" [[GushingAboutShowsYouLike rhapsodizes about the Fab Four]], listing off their songs as they occur to the narrator.
* Music/{{Sublime}} has at least two. "Greatest Hits' mentions their "sister band" Music/TheZiggens, "KRS-One" is about [[Music/KRSOne KRS-One]].
* Finger Eleven's "Paralyzer" includes the lyric "So far has not been fun // I should just stay home // If One Thing really means one", referencing their earlier BlackSheepHit.
* 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.
* Music/BonJovi's "It's My Life" clearly reference "Livin' On A Prayer", by mentioning "Tommy and Gina, who never backed down".
** The Music/BowlingForSoup song "Punk Rock 101" also includes the line "Like Tommy and Gina, they're living on a prayer."
* Music/DefLeppard's "Rocket" is full of this.
-->[[Music/TheRollingStones Jack Flash]], [[Music/EltonJohn Rocket Man]]/ [[Music/TheBeatles Sergeant Pepper and the band]]/
-->[[Music/DavidBowie Ziggy]], [[Music/EltonJohn Benny and the Jets]]...
* The Eurobeat song "Cantare Ballare" ("Happy Eurobeat") drops the titles of various Eurobeat hits:
---> Suck A Bazooka, No One Sleeps in Tokyo
---> Din Don Dan, Money Go
---> Night of Fire, Bandolero Comanchero
---> Boom Boom Girl, Virtual Love
---> Go Go Dance, Technotronic Flight
---> Shadows in the Night, Telephone
---> Try Me, Ike Ike
---> Dancing in the Jungle, Dancing in Maharaja Night
** Same for "Bazoocow" by Franz Tornado:
---> Mad Cow Mad Cow
---> Go Round and Round
---> Discow Moscow
---> Caballero with Sombrero
---> I'm On Fire
---> Bad Desire
---> Back to the fight, come on now, Lady Night
* Music/BradPaisley's "This Is Country Music" name-checks a laundry list of country classics, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today," "Amarillo by Mornin'," "Stand By Your Man" and "I Walk The Line."
* Music/{{NOFX}} are fond of these. "13 Stitches" manages to reference Music/{{Descendents}}, The Alley Cats, DOA, Millions Of Dead Cops, Ill Repute and Suicidal Tendencies in about 4 minutes.
** Likewise, "Jaw, Knee, Music" references Music/DeadKennedys, Reagan Youth, Music/{{X}}, The Replacements, Music/BlackFlag, Anti-Flag, The Adolescents, and Music/{{Rancid}}.
* In a variation, the lyrics to "In My Backyard" by Dead Celebrity Status [[http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/deadcelebritystatus/inmybackyard.html consists nearly entirely]] of the names of other bands and musicians, with multiple song and album titles thrown in for good measure.
* Pillar's song [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ou5CmbqrdCk Turn It Up]] was written to promote Christian rock music, and lists song titles from thirty or so bands and a variety of musical styles.
* The very title of Music/{{Metric}}'s "Gimme Sympathy", as well as its lyrics, invoke "Gimme Shelter" and "Sympathy for the Devil" by Music/TheRollingStones, and the lyrics reference "Here Comes the Sun" by Music/TheBeatles.
* The song '[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKyKAMLudgY Musigg I Dä Schwiiz]]' (Music in Switzerland) by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bligg Bligg]] is one gigantic list of well-known Swiss musicians and songs. And there's yodeling in it.
* Creator/EmilyOsment's "1-800 Clap Your Hands (The Water Is Rising)" has "It's gonna take more than your [[TheWhiteStripes seven-nation army]], I'll fight 'cause I know I'm right."
** Another song on the same album is "[[Music/TheRollingStones Get Yer Yah-Yah's Out]]".
* Max Martin's "The Lady Is A Vamp" (sung by The Music/SpiceGirls) references many iconic songs this way.
* Music/ChrisDeBurgh's first album ''Far beyond these castle walls'' contains a filler song, "Goodnight", that references ''every'' other song on the album.
* Not exactly the same, but Clint Black's "Tuckered Out" is jam-packed with the names of country ''singers''.
* The chorus of Plushgun's song "Just Impolite" references [[Music/TheBeatles "A Day in the Life"]], [[JohnnyCash "Walk the Line"]], [[LionelRichie "Stuck On You"]] and many others.
* Music/ToriAmos song "Wednesday" mentions {{Prince}}'s "When Doves Cry."
* The Music/GarthBrooks song "The Old Stuff" references his earlier hit "The Thunder Rolls", and even includes its distinctive riff.
* The lyrics of Norther's eponymous song from "Till Death Unites Us" are almost entirely composed of the titles of previous Norther songs.
* "Cherry Cherry Christmas" by Neil Diamond drops the names of a few of his biggest hits.
* Music/TheGaslightAnthem does this a lot, often to Music/BruceSpringsteen (a major influence of theirs). For instance, "Meet Me By the River's Edge" references "No Surrender" ("no surrender my Bobby Jean") among others; "Wherefore Art Thou, Elvis?" has a shout out to LeonardCohen's "Hallelujah" ("it's a broken hallelujah and a pain in my fist").
* The bridge of Music/SaintEtienne's "Popular" is a list of UK Number One singles (the song itself is about a blog which reviews every Number One single in order).
* Music/BobbyDarin's "Splish Splash" references "Lollipop", "Peggy Sue" and "Good Golly Miss Molly", between others.
* "Turn It Up" by RobotsInDisguise references pretty much everything from ''[[Music/{{Peaches}} Teaches of Peaches]]'' to ''[[Music/BillieHoliday Strange Fruit]]'' to ''[[Music/TheSmiths Hatful of Hollow]]''.
* Twilightning did this with "Into Treason" on ''Plague-House Puppet Show;'' the song's lyrics contain titles of songs from this album and the band's previous release, ''Delirium Veil.''
* The Music/DeepPurple song "Speed King" from ''Music/DeepPurpleInRock'' references several songs from the rock 'n' roll era: "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Lucille", "Rip It Up", "Tutti Frutti", "Rock Island Line", to name a few.
* Larry Williams' "Short Fat Fannie" included references to "Heartbreak Hotel," "Blueberry Hill" and "Long Tall Sally," among others.
* [[ChristianRock Christian rap]] group dc Talk drops a lot of their older song titles in the final verse of "Word 2 the Father".
* Music/{{Thrice}}'s "Anthology" is largely made up of lyrics borrowed from their other songs. Fittingly, it was the final song played on their farewell tour, and it provided the title for the live album from that tour, which also serves as a sort of GreatestHits collection.
* The second verse of the "Rockstar" parody "[[http://daibhid-c.livejournal.com/7040.html?thread=15744 I Wanna Be A Folk Star]]" references "Been On This Road So Long" by Alex Campbell, "Dirty Old Town" by Ewan [=MacColl=], "Scarborough Fair" (trad, best known by the SimonAndGarfunkel version), "Loch Lomond" (also trad, best known version maybe Runrig), "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" by EricBogle, "No Telling" by Linda Thompson and "Caledonia" by Dougie Maclean.
* Music/LimpBizkit has [[TakeThat a negative one]] of NineInchNails titles in "Hot Dog" - primarily because Fred Durst [[BrokenPedestal was a fan of the band, but Trent Reznor criticized his]].
-->"You [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closer_(Nine_Inch_Nails_song) wanna fuck me like an animal]]/You wanna [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burn_(Nine_Inch_Nails_song) burn me on the inside]]/You like to think that I'm a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Perfect_Drug perfect drug]]/Just know that nothing you do will bring you [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closer_(Nine_Inch_Nails_song) closer]] to me"
* "Jackin' for Beats" by Music/IceCube is actually a Song of Song '''Beats''' - he raps about looking for beats to rap over, all while the music switches between different samples of famous rap songs (and the songs they sampled from, in turn.)
* "Annie 3" from ''Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly'' references various optimistic songs of Broadway fame, usually with one key word changed:
-->Look for the silver rainbow\\
When gray clouds [[Theatre/FunnyGirl rain on your parade]]!\\
[[Theatre/HelloDolly Before it passes by]], [[Theatre/{{Annie}} the sun'll come out]],\\
And blues are gonna fade!\\
Be [[Theatre/SouthPacific a cockeyed oculist]]!\\
[[Theatre/TheKingAndI Whistle a happy song]]!\\
[[Theatre/{{Gypsy}} Ev'rything's coming up chrysanthemums]]!\\
Why don't you hum along!
* Jason Aldean's "1994" namechecks 8 different songs by fellow country singer Joe Diffie, including his #1 hits "Third Rock From The Sun" and "Pickup Man" from the titular year.
* "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yz5ofznEn2g&feature=kp Who Put the Mush]]" by The [=McCalmans=], a folk music parody of "Who Put the Bomp", references "Whiskey in the Jar", "The Rambling Rover", "Doon in the Wee Room", "Leezie Lindsay", "Don't Get Married Girls", "Domeama", "The Mingulay Boat Song", "Santianna", "Skip to My Lou", "Bonnie Charlie", "The Irish Rover", "Maids, When You're Young" and "Roll Me Over". As well as naming Music/EricBogle, Tom Paxton, Dolores Keane, Dick Gaughan, Music/ThePogues and The Chieftains. And on the rock side, references to Music/PaulMcCartney, Music/MichaelJackson and "[[Film/{{Grease}} Tell Me More]]".
* Gym Class Heroes' song "Taxi Driver" is a Song of Band Names, referencing Music/DeathCabForCutie, Music/FallOutBoy, and Music/JimmyEatWorld among ''many'' others.
* From pro wrestler [[Wrestling/GlennGilbertti Disco Inferno]]'s WCW entrance theme:
-->"You want to see him [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(Shake,_Shake,_Shake)_Shake_Your_Booty shake, shake his booty]]\\
[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_Down_Tonight Get down tonight]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boogie_Oogie_Oogie Boogie Oogie Oogie"]]
* Every verse of Creator/{{Aste}}'s song ''Sekopää'' is a string of references to earlier Finnish pieces ranging from {{Schlager}} to classic {{Suomirokki}} to recent pop songs. May of these references are also names for the relevant songs.
* Music/AshleyTisdale has "Suddenly," a song referring to most of the prior tracks on the ''Headstrong'' album.
* Music/VanHalen's "You And Your Blues" describes - [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan while calling out]] - a {{Wangst}}y woman through song titles.
-->Your bad mood's permanent\\
[[Music/LedZeppelin Communication breakdown]]\\
Like watching someone reinvent\\
Their [[Music/TheRollingStones 19th nervous breakdown]]
* Music/KennyChesney's song "American Kids" directly references "Blue Jean Baby" by [=Scotty McCreery=], "Born in the USA" by Bruce Springsteen, and "Little Pink Houses" by John Cougar Mellencamp.
* Foozogz' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnPSfYiSX6k "Make it Special"]] is a collage of lyrical snippets from various ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' songs.
* "The second bridge of "Your Move" (the first part of the "I've Seen All Good People" medley) by Music/{{Yes}} has the backing vocals doing the chorus of John Lennon's "Give Peace A Chance."

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