Songs that reference other bands, artists, and celebs

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For You Blue' - The Beatles : George Harrison's traditional 12-bar ditty 'For You Blue' references American blues guitarist Elmore James in spoken dialogue.

Without You' - Quavo: Quavo's song 'Without You' is a loving and respectful tribute to his late nephew, Takeoff.

'Pocahontas' - Neil Young : The lyrics to 'Pocahontas,' released on Neil Young's 1979 album 'Rust Never Sleeps,' primarily describe.

Johnny Cash' - Lenny Kravitz : Lenny Kravitz's tribute to legendary country singer Johnny Cash appears on his 2018 album.

'Free Fallin'' - Tom Petty : Taken from Tom Petty's 1989 debut solo album 'Full Moon Fever,' 'Free Fallin' references Elvis Presley in the lyrics.

'That Don't Impress Me Much' - Shania Twain : Canadian country singer-songwriter Shania Twain mentions Brad Pitt and Elvis on her 1998.

Tower of Song' - Leonard Cohen : Taken from his 1988 album 'I'm Your Man,' 'Tower of Song' includes the lines "I said to Hank Williams, how lonely does it get.

Andy Warhol' - David Bowie : David Bowie's 1971 album 'Hunky Dory' includes three songs dedicated to American icons: Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, and Lou Reed. 

This Is How We Do' - Katy Perry : Taken from her 2013 album 'Prism,' Katy Perry admits to singing real bad at Mariah Carey-oke early.

Vogue' - Madonna: Madonna runs off a veritable roll call of vintage celebrity names on 1990's 'Vogue,' stars that include.

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