*Actually, there are 11. “Ride On, Molina”, Rivulets, 2014. Brown, who listened to music ranging from AC/DC to Iron Maiden, was looked at as a Satan worshipper following the incident, which later led to him penning the famous track. There are certain pop songs that just feel like they were made for the artists who recorded them. Former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl named the latter after the unexplained UFO-like spheres of light behind World War II aircrafts, which Genius reports is the explanation behind the lyrics’ spheres reference. Check out the two amIright misheard lyrics books including one book devoted to misheard lyrics of the 1980s. What an impressive list! Messrs Plant and Page jettison their titfers in praise of a revered Mancunian folk rocker, No room for ‘Roll Over Beethoven’ by Chuck Berry or for ‘Daft Punk Is Playing At My House’ by LCD Soundsystem, but here are the 10* that made the cut, {{#verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}} {{^verifyErrors}} {{message}} {{/verifyErrors}}, Top 10 song titles that refer to other artists, Mea Culpa: the torture of the English language, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification. Fall Out Boy – “Calm Before The Storm” Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? The song itself, taken from Amos's massively successful album Boys For Pele, chucks in a few other key signifiers, like references to drug use. While writing “Rites Of Passage,” he made up a conversation that naturally included “I wish I could help you through this phase.” The statement reminded him of Bowie’s “Oh You Pretty Things” and then “Changes,” with Jenkins describing both references as a natural fit for the track. In the very first Oral History issue featuring Frank Iero, the musician explores and relives how he first got involved in music and the artists he recalls falling in love with as a child. Also the answer to Damian Counsell’s quiz question: which tribute record to an artist and a hit by that artist were in the top 40 US singles charts at the same time, apart from “We Love You Beatles” by the Carefrees in 1964? Bowling For Soup – “1985” Songs That Spell Out Words “She’s got/Tattoos/And piercings/She likes Minor Threat, she likes Social Distortion” Blink-182 – “San Diego” “Well there’s a song on the radio that says/‘Let’s get this party started’/So let’s get this party started” The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – “Closer” Sound off in the comments. Taken from Blink’s latest, California, “San Diego” gives the Cure a shout out. Weezer – “Heart Songs” Her skilled songwriting makes her quite popular for artists to cover. “Stay and play that Blink-182 song/That we beat to death in Tucson, okay” The track sets the scene with frontman Andrew McMahon describing a Jimmy Eat World listening session, specifically referencing lyrics from the band’s “For Me This Is Heaven” from their 1999 full-length Clarity. Steel Panther Songs that mention or reference other music artists in the lyrics or the song name. Taken from 2015’s Dopamine, “Rites Of Passage” gives a nod to David Bowie and two of his tracks. It’s no surprise that not all country artists write their own songs. The December Los Angeles show is the Misfits’ only 2017 show and their first since their 2016 Riot Fest reunion, which had marked the first time the lineup played together in 33 years. FTiare/istock via getty images. re: Songs That Mention Other Bands/Artists in the Title or Lyrics Posted by Hook Echo on 1/30/19 at 5:01 pm to Perfect Circle Weed With Willie This post was edited on 1/30 at 5:02 pm 8. “When Smokey Sings”, ABC, 1987. “Bumpin’ that Bone Thugs ‘til I die, ‘til I die/In the hood, I’m good ‘til I die, C-L-E ’til I die” Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Alkaline Trio are self-described huge Misfits fans even releasing “Dine, Dine My Darling” on 2010’s This Addiction as a play on the horror punk band’s 1984 single “Die, Die My Darling.” That same year, frontman Matt Skiba told the Dallas Observer they can play almost any Misfits track live and have cycled through many options including “Attitude” in which drummer Derek Grant grabs the mic and Skiba hops behind the drum kit. Believe it or not, Bowling For Soup’s “1985” was actually a cover of a track originally written and recorded by Baltimore-based rock act SR-71 for their 2004 full-length Here We Go Again. As an added bonus, Moose Blood’s “Boston” from the same record gives a nod to Brand New’s Deja Entendu. Flag, whose name was meant to pay homage to their roots, and they mentioned Minor Threat frontman Ian MacKaye as a hero onstage and off, as the latter was helming his own Dischord Records. Wheatus – “Teenage Dirtbag” People who like Index might also like these artists. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Tribute to Jason Molina, singer-songwriter, who died in 2013, aged 39. “And I’m sick of your tattoos/and the way you always criticize the Smiths/and Morrissey” Also covered by Dexy’s Midnight Runners, which means they get a mention although they didn’t make the list with “Geno” (Washington) because I’ve never heard of him. Pharrell Williams and Sia have a lot in common, in that they've made a sh*t ton of money writing a sh*t ton of songs for big-name artists. It actually alludes to The Who's 1979 rockumentary film called The Kids Are Alright. 10. “Lighten Up Morrissey”, Sparks, 2008, after they did a gig with Morrissey at the Southbank Centre, London. 4. “Keith Don’t Go (Ode To The Glimmer Twin)”, Nils Lofgren, 1975. “Wherein the future E Street Band member pleads with Keith Richards not to succumb to his prodigious drug habit; advice duly taken,” said Peter Carbery. 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