Songs About People Who Are Famous, But Are Not Actors, Musicians, or Politicians

Posted: February 27, 2010 in Playlists

18 Days – Saving Abel (Sheriff Buford Pusser)

All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Velvet Underground (Andy Warhol)

Amelia – Joni Mitchell (Amelia Earhart)

Amy – Horatio Nicholls (Amy Johnson)

Andy Warhol – David Bowie

Bixby Canyon Bridge – Death Cab For Cutie (Jack Kerouac)

Charlotte Corday – Al Stewart

Darwin – Third Eye Blind (Charles Darwin)

Edie (Ciao Baby) – The Cult (Edie Sedgwick)

Einstein On The Beach–Counting Crows (Albert Einstein)

Erin O’Connor – The Long Blondes

Flying Sorcery – Al Stewart (Amy Johnson)

Galileo–Indigo Girls

Harry Patch (In Memory Of) – Radiohead

Houdini – Kate Bush

I’m Your Boogie Man – KC and the Sunshine Band (Robert W. Walker)

Jack The Ripper–Morrissey

Jackie Collins Existential Question Time–The Manic Street Preachers

Joey – Bob Dylan (Joey Gallo)

John Kettley Is A Weatherman – Tribe of Toffs

Lady Writer – Dire Straits (Marina Warner)

Legend of a Mind – The Moody Blues (Timothy Leary)

Life Thru a Lens – Robbie Williams (Tara Palmer-Tomkinson)

Lindbergh – Woody Guthrie (Charles Lindbergh)

Lindy Comes To Town – Al Stewart (Charles Lindbergh)

Magick – Klaxons (Aleister Crowley)

Man Of Sorrows – Bruce Dickinson (Aleister Crowley)

Mr. Crowley – Ozzy Osbourne (Aleister Crowley)

Mr. Custer – Larry Verne (George Armstrong Custer)

Mr. Powell – Ozark Mountain Daredevils (John Wesley Powell)

No Time – The Monkees (Andy Warhol)

Nostradamus – Judas Priest

Nostradamus – Al Stewart

Picasso’s Last Words – Paul McCartney (Pablo Picasso)

Revelations – Iron Maiden (Aleister Crowley)

She – The Misfits (Patti Hearst)

Single-Handed Sailor – Dire Straits (Sir Francis Chichester)

So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright – Simon & Garfunkel

Sun and Steel – Iron Maiden (Miyamoto Musashi)

Sylvia Plath–Ryan Adams

The Architect – dEUS (Buckminster Fuller)

The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo – Charles Coborn (Charles Wells)

The Millionaire Waltz – Queen (John Reid)

Vincent (Starry Starry Night)–Jim Croce (Vincent Van Gogh)

Virginia Woolf–Indigo Girls

Waiting For Amelia – Gretchen Peters (Amelia Earhart)

What Katy Did Next – Babyshambles (Kate Moss)


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