Name that song! What are your favorite songs with a name in the title?
This question was inspired by my response to a contact's question. It was in regards to a song dedication for her dog that passed away. I responded with Henry Gross - "Shannon"
I always get a kick when on YouTube, I read comments such as "My name is _______ and my parents named me after this song"..
That said, one of my faves was a power ballad that I used to dedicate to an ex girlfriend of mine..
Boston - "Amanda"
I know The Beatles have had many..What's your favorite? Oh, and BTW, no generic list in alphabetical order, please.
- Pepere EldridgeLv 710 years agoFavorite Answer
I'm listing songs from my high school sock hop years:
Norman - Sue Thompson
Denise - Randy & the Rainbows
Harvey's gotta girlfriend - The Royal Teens
Bobby's girl - Marcie Blaine
Sherry - The Four Seasons
Lucille - The Everly Brothers
Claudette - The Everly Bros.
Johnny Jingo - Hayley Mills
Sheila - Tommy Roe
Donna - Ritchie Valens
Jim Dandy - Lavern Baker
Please don't ask about Barbara - Bobby Vee
I saw Linda yesterday - Dickey Lee
Oh, Carol - Neil Sedaka
Just tell her Jim said hello - Elvis Presley
Maries's the name of his latest flame - Elvis
Tammy - Debbie Reynolds
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Michael (row the boat ashore) - The Highwaymen
Hello, Mary-Lou - Ricky Nelson
Gina - Johnny Mathis
Diana - Paul Anka
Betty in Bermudas - The Dovells
Runaround Sue - Dion
Hey, Paula - Paul & Paula
Judy's turn to cry - Lesley Gore
Frankie (my darling) - Connie Francis
Teddy - Connie Francis
Cindy's birthday - Johnny Crawford
James (hold the ladder steady) - Sue Thompson
Eddie my love - The Teen Queens
Johnny Angel - Shelley Fabares
Amy - Paul Peterson
Tall Paul - Annette Funicello
Sally go 'round the roses - The Jaynetts
Maria Elena - Los Indios Tabajaras
Hit the road, Jack - Ray Charles (from 1961 but it's still popular within American society)Source(s): I hope this wasn't what you called a generic list. If it is I'll start shortening my future answers.....I need to squelch my prolixity, Harvey.
- ?Lv 510 years ago
Amber- Stick To Your Guns
Erida- Stick To Your Guns (She's the Goddess Of Hate, so I think it counts)
To Izzy And The Boys- The Last Starfighter
Logan Circle: A New Hope
You're Not Salinger, Get Over It- The Wonder Years
Solo & Chewy: Holdin' It Down- The Wonder Years
Jesus Of Suburbia- Green Day
Mike Kennedy Is A Bad Friend- The Wonder Years
Gaia Bleeds- Set Your Goals (Earth Goddess)
Franco Un-American- NOFX (Like James Franco lol)
Buzz Aldrin: The Poster Boy For Second Place- The Wonder Years
Washington Square Park- The Wonder Years
Andria- La Dispute
New Years With Carl Weathers- The Wonder Years
Ramirez- The Acacia Strain
See God- Trapped Under Ice
Raphael- Set Your Goals
My Life As Rob Gordon- The Wonder Years
Hey There Delilah- Plain White T'sSource(s): Itunes
- Sandra S.Lv 710 years ago
Ah, so many..
Chuck E's In Love - Rickie Lee Jones
Jimmy Mack - Martha and the Vandellas
Mark on the Bus - Beastie Boys
Sweet Baby James - James Taylor
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
Jesse's Girl - Rick Springfield
Hey Jude- Beatles, yes it's a Guy..lol.
4th of July Sandy - Bruce Springsteen
Rosalita - Bruce Springsteen
Bobby Jean- Bruce Springsteen
Jenny- Tommy Tutone
Proud Mary - Ike and Tina Turner
Sarah Smiled - Hall & Oates
Jefferson Starship - "Jane"
Valerie -Steve Winwood
Cecilia -Simon & Garfunkel
Layla -Eric Clapton
Oh Sheila - Ready for the World -
Roxanne -The Police
Melissa -The Allman Brothers
Penny Lane- Beatles..(most from the Beatles)
....and many more.... :)Source(s): Sandy Songs - Personal Audio File..(That's Me : )
- 6 years ago
Favourite song of all time = Bruce Guthro - Without Words
Runrig - Clash Of The Ash
Skillet - One Day Too Late
The Fray - How To Save A Life
MIKA - My Interprotation
Daniel Powter - If Only I Could Cry
David Glen Eisley - Sweet Victory
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child O Mine
Lyrnyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Gary Jules - Mad World (rock version)
Smash Mouth - All Star
Blink 182 - All The Small Things
Green Day - American Idiot
Paramore - That's What You Get
Evanescence - Bring Me To Life
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- RyanLv 510 years ago
I'd say my favourite song with a name in was Tom Sawyer by Rush.
My top 5 would go:
Rush - Tom Sawyer
Police - Roxanne
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Boston - Amanda (fantastic choice man, love Boston)
Foreigner - Luanne
I have no specific reason for liking the songs unfortunately, other than how awesome they are.
Favourite Beatles named song is probably Hey Jude, can't help it, it's a great song (I don't profess to be a huge Beatles fan!).
- 10 years ago
From all Genre's
Zoey Jane - Staind
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Arlene - Crystal Bowersox
Alison - Elvis Costello
I also like Linda Ronstadt's cover.
Johnny B Goode - Chuck berry
Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Angie - The Rolling Stones
Baba O'Riley - The Who
Jessica - The Allman Brothers Band
- Starlight BevLv 610 years ago
Cecila by Simon and Garfunkel
Jack and Diane by John Cougar Mellancamp
Sherry by Franki Valli and The Four Seasons
Janie's Got A Gun by Aerosmith
Jamie's Cryin by Van Halen
Brandy You're A Fine Girl by Looking Glass
Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield
Oh Donna by Ritchie Valens
- 10 years ago
Andy You're A Star - The Killers.
Angie - Rolling Stones.
Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runner.
Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix.
Roxanne - The Police.