John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Musical shout-outs A to Z

Because Greg demanded it!

  • Adam Ant (They Might Be Giants, "XTC vs. Adam Ant")
  • David Byrne (Robyn Hitchcock, "Freeze")
  • Alex Chilton (The Replacements, "Alex Chilton")
  • Bob Dylan (Hootie and the Blowfish, "I Only Wanna Be With You")
  • The Eagles (Mojo Nixon, "Don Henley Must Die")
  • Bobby Fuller (John Mellencamp, "R-O-C-K in the U.S.A.")
  • Grandmaster Flash (Blondie, "Rapture")
  • Susanna Hoffs (Robbie Fulks, "That Bangle Girl")
  • Ice Cube (Ice-T, "Home Invasion")
  • Davy Jones (Frank Zappa, "Do You Like My New Car?")
  • Bert Kaempfert (Barenaked Ladies, "One Week")
  • Liberace (Billy Joel, "We Didn't Start the Fire")
  • Marilyn Manson (New Radicals, "You Get What You Give")
  • Mojo Nixon (Dead Milkmen, "Punk Rock Girl")
  • The Orioles (Paul Simon, "Rene and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog After the War")
  • Robert Plant (Frank Zappa, "Do You Like My New Car?")
  • Quiet Riot (Ben Folds, "Rockin' the Suburbs")
  • Dee Dee Ramone (The Heartbreakers, "Chinese Rocks")
  • The Shangri-Las (John Mellencamp, "R-O-C-K in the U.S.A.")
  • Steven Tyler (Frank Zappa, "Punky's Whips")
  • U2 (Bowling For Soup, "1985")
  • Sid Vicious (The Exploited, "Sid Vicious Was Innocent")
  • Brian Wilson, (Barenaked Ladies, "Brian Wilson")
  • XTC (They Might Be Giants, "XTC vs. Adam Ant")
  • Neil Young (Lynryd Skynyrd, "Sweet Home Alabama")
  • Frank Zappa (Deep Purple, "Smoke on the Water")

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this list: boliver, a2zmom, rocknrollgidget, Greg Sorenson, mrghoul, allthatjazmyne, and Mark Coen. Oh, and me, because some of the songs are from my original list, and because I had to find songs for the letters E, I, and Q.


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