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* "Oh Vanna," by Garcia & Garcia, was a parody song (to the tune of the Box Tops' "The Letter") about the singer efforting to get on ''Series/WheelOfFortune.''


* Music/TaylorSwift's "Tim Mcgraw". About the bonding a couple had over Tim Mcgraw's music.

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* Music/TaylorSwift's "Tim Mcgraw". [=McGraw=]". About the bonding a couple had over Tim Mcgraw's [=McGraw=]'s music.

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** Music/TheEagles had a 1974 song simply called "James Dean."


* LilB has both "Music/JustinBieber" and "Music/MileyCyrus".

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* LilB Music/LilB has both "Music/JustinBieber" and "Music/MileyCyrus".



* Ray LaMontagne's "[[Music/TheWhiteStripes Meg White]]".

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* Ray LaMontagne's [=LaMontagne's=] "[[Music/TheWhiteStripes Meg White]]".

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* Music/LadyGaga also did a song titled "John Wayne".

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* "Tonya Harding", "Saul Bellow" and "For Clyde Tombaugh" by Music/SufjanStevens. The former is pretty much a straightforward ode to / biography of ice skater Tonya Harding.

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* Little Green Cars has "[[Literature/ToKillAMockingbird Harper Lee]]" and "The Creator/JohnWayne".
* Ray LaMontagne's "[[Music/TheWhiteStripes Meg White]]".


** "Met James Ensor" is a song about "Belgium's famous painter" who "lived with his mother and the torments of Christ".
** "James K. Polk" is a song about the eleventh president of the United States.

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** "Met "Meet James Ensor" is a song about "Belgium's famous painter" who "lived with his mother and the torments of Christ".
** "James K. Polk" is a song about the election and career of the eleventh president of the United States.


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** "Tesla" is a song about the scientist Nikolai Tesla, and lists some of the many inventions he made or which were inspired by his work.


* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's "My Baby's In Love With Eddie Vedder", referring to the lead singer of Music/PearlJam.

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* Music/WeirdAlYankovic's Music/WeirdAlYankovic has done a couple of these:
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"My Baby's In Love With Eddie Vedder", referring to the lead singer of Music/PearlJam.Music/PearlJam.
** "CNR" is a song describing Series/MatchGame alumnus Charles Nelson Reilly as a MemeticBadass.
** "Stuck in a Closet with [[Series/WheelOfFortune Vanna White]]" is about the narrator describing various weird dreams he has, all of which seem to end with him [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin stuck in a closet with Vanna White]].


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* Music/TheyMightBeGiants tends to go fairly obscure when it comes to naming songs after famous people:
** "Met James Ensor" is a song about "Belgium's famous painter" who "lived with his mother and the torments of Christ".
** "James K. Polk" is a song about the eleventh president of the United States.
** "XTC vs. Adam Ant" is about "an imaginary rivalry between these two seminal but totally distinct early '80s rock icons."


* Music/HilaryDuff's "Mr. JamesDean."

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* Music/HilaryDuff's "Mr. JamesDean.Creator/JamesDean."


* Music/{{OutKast}}'s "Rosa Parks". Controversially, they got sued by Parks for this; although Parks died and OutKast disbanded before anything really ever got settled.

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* Music/{{OutKast}}'s "Rosa Parks". Controversially, they got sued by Parks for this; although Parks died and OutKast [=OutKast=] disbanded before anything really ever got settled.



* Mac Miller's "Donald Trump". Similarly to the OutKast example above, Trump has threatened legal action against Miller as a result of this song.

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* Mac Miller's "Donald Trump". Similarly to the OutKast example above, Trump has threatened legal action against Miller as a result of this song.

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* Music/{{Bauhaus}}' "Creator/BelaLugosi's Dead"


* Music/GaelicStorm's "The Night I Punched Creator/RussellCrowe". Unusual in that the song is very literally about Creator/RussellCrowe, although whether it's true is anybody's guess.

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* Music/GaelicStorm's "The Night I Punched Creator/RussellCrowe". Unusual in that the song is very literally about the singer meeting Creator/RussellCrowe, although whether it's true is anybody's guess.


* Music/GaelicStorm's "The Night I Punched Creator/RussellCrowe".

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* Music/GaelicStorm's "The Night I Punched Creator/RussellCrowe". Unusual in that the song is very literally about Creator/RussellCrowe, although whether it's true is anybody's guess.

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