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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2006, 10:14:22 AM »
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Think Coltrane might have made an appearance in "Angel of Harlem"?


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« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2006, 10:57:20 AM »
44.) Murray the K -- the Ramones, "Do You Remember Rock'n'Roll Radio?"
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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2006, 01:11:57 PM »
Mark, I assume everything that's gone unquestioned is indeed correct, or at least an acceptable answer?  Just added No. 20.  Here's where we stand collectively:

Quote from: "Gazoo"
My additions in bold:

1.) Abraham Lincoln
2.) Al Green - "Goody Two-Shoes", Adam Ant
3.) Ayn Rand
4.) Bette Davis
5.) Bob Dylan
6.) Bob Marley - give it away, rhcp
7.) Bob Seger
8.) Bobby Dylan
9.) Brenda Lee - Radar Love, Golden Earring
10.) Brigitte Bardot - Message of Love, Pretenders ; gimme that wine, lambert, hendricks and ross (and, I think, Elton John's "I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself"?)
11.) Burt Reynolds - "Cadillac Ranch", Bruce
12.) Catherine the Great
13.) Chairman Mao - revolution, the beatles
14.) Charles Darwin
15.) Charlie Watts - Slow Turning, John Hiatt
16.) Chuck (Berry) - "RnR Never Forgets", Seger
17.) Chuck Berry
18.) Del (Shannon)
19.) Doris Day - "Wake me Up Before You Go-Go", Wham
20.) Edgar Allan Poe - Beatles (yay), "I Am the Walrus"
21.) Ella (Fitzgerald)
22.) Etta James - Silver Heels, Fleetwood Mac
23.) Frank Zappa
24.) Fred Durst - Eminem, "Without Me"
25.) Frederich Engels
26.) Gainsborough
27.) Gloria Vanderbilt
28.) Greta Garbo - vogue, madonna
29.) Harry Nillson
30.) Idi Amin - I Do The Rock, Tim Curry
31.) Jesse James - Warren Zevon, "Poor Poor Pitiful Me"
32.) Jimmy Page
33.) John Coltrane - U2, "Angel of Harlem" ; this is hell, elvis costello
34.) John F. Kennedy - Dream Academy, "Life in a Northern Town"
35.) Johnny Rotten - Hey Hey, My My, Neil Young
36.) Lester Bangs - "End of the World..." REM
37.) Liberace - my baby just cares for me, nina simone
38.) Luther (VanDross)
39.) Mario Andretti - Shania Twain, "That Don't Impress Me Much"
40.) Marlon Brando - china girl, bowie
41.) Mary Tyler Moore - buddy holly, weezer
42.) Mick Jagger
43.) Mickey Rooney - "Celluloid Heroes", Kinks
44.) Murray the K - Ramones, "Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio"
45.) Napoleon - Bob Dylan, "Like a Rolling Stone," and Steely Dan, "Pretzel Logic"
46.) Neil Young - sweet home alabama
47.) Norman Rockwell
48.) P. T. Barnum
49.) Peter Lorre - year of the cat, al stewart
50.) Ricky Ricardo
51.) Ronald Reagan
52.) (Ronald) Reagan - Sting, "Russians"
53.) Ronnie (Reagan) - "Wild Wild west", Escape Club
54.) (Rudolph) Valentino  - "Manic Monday", tho' without parentheses it would be "Celluloid Heroes."
55.) Spike Jones - "Up on Cripple Creek", the Band
56.) Syngman Rhee
57.) Timothy Leary - Legend of a Mind, Moody Blues
58.) Tommy Smothers - "Give Peace a Chance", Plastic Ono Lennon
59.) (Wolfgang Amadeus) Mozart - Manfred Mann, "Blinded by the Light" (and the English remix of "Rock Me Amadeus")
60.) Yul Brynner - "One Night in Bangkok", Murray Head
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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2006, 01:15:20 PM »
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Mark, I assume everything that's gone unquestioned is indeed correct, or at least an acceptable answer?


Natch!
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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2006, 01:44:41 PM »
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Quote from: "Gazoo"
Think Coltrane might have made an appearance in "Angel of Harlem"?


ding ding ding!


and "lady day and john coltrane," gil scott-heron.

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« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2006, 01:56:32 PM »
7.) Bob Seger -- Shawn Mullins, "Rockabye"

48.) P. T. Barnum -- Grateful Dead, "US Blues"

25.) Frederich Engels -- Clash, "Magnificent 7"
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« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2006, 02:03:39 PM »
47.) Norman Rockwell -- Nails "88 Lines/44 Women"

32.) Jimmy Page -- Macca, "Venus & Mars/Rockshow"

18.) Del (Shannon) -- Petty, "Runnin' Down a Dream"
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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2006, 04:24:32 PM »
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Quote from: "mshray"
Quote from: "Gazoo"
Think Coltrane might have made an appearance in "Angel of Harlem"?


ding ding ding!


and "lady day and john coltrane," gil scott-heron.


except for the ixnay on answers in the titles, but I'll cut you some slack because it's Gil.

all 6 of Mike's recent answers were precisely the songs I had in mind.
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Re: The List So Far
« Reply #23 on: November 08, 2006, 02:19:48 AM »
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Quote from: "princessofcairo"
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Quote from: "Gazoo"
Think Coltrane might have made an appearance in "Angel of Harlem"?


ding ding ding!


and "lady day and john coltrane," gil scott-heron.


except for the ixnay on answers in the titles, but I'll cut you some slack because it's Gil.



oh, yeah. i forgot that rule!

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« Reply #24 on: November 08, 2006, 08:22:43 AM »
8.) Bobby Dylan -- The Who, "The Seeker"
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« Reply #25 on: November 08, 2006, 12:17:26 PM »
on KCDX just now, I heard "Winds of Change" by the Animals, which also mentions Billie Holliday.
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« Reply #26 on: November 09, 2006, 07:41:14 AM »
just occurred to me that bette davis appears in "vogue."

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« Reply #27 on: November 09, 2006, 08:03:43 AM »
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just occurred to me that bette davis appears in "vogue."


Prediction: Someday, 20 years hence, Britney Spears will write a song that name-checks Helen Mirren.
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« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2006, 08:15:34 AM »
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just occurred to me that bette davis appears in "vogue."


Prediction: Someday, 20 years hence, Britney Spears will write a song that name-checks Helen Mirren.


I'll be incredulous if Britney Spears writes a song, full stop.
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« Reply #29 on: November 09, 2006, 08:20:20 AM »
Quote from: "Gazoo"
Quote from: "RGMike"
Quote from: "princessofcairo"
just occurred to me that bette davis appears in "vogue."


Prediction: Someday, 20 years hence, Britney Spears will write a song that name-checks Helen Mirren.


I'll be incredulous if Britney Spears writes a song, full stop.


well, maybe K-Fed can do a rap about Dame Mirren.

She's hella Helen Mirren
Da bitch at which I'm peerin'
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