Tuesday, February 10, 2009

20 Sweet: Name Songs


For the first playlist of the “20 Sweet” series (in which we’ll give you a weekly playlist of 20 Sweet…whatever-we’re-in-the-mood-for-themed-songs), let’s begin with Name Songs. These 20 hail from a wide variety of genres, but they all have chosen a specific person to be the star of their lyrics.

Enjoy soaking up these 20 Sweet Name Songs, and feel free to comment if you would like to add to the list...who said there could only be 20?

1. “Valerie” – Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse
2. “Alison” – Elvis Costello
3. “Zak and Sara” – Ben Folds
4. “Cecilia” – Simon & Garfunkel
5. “Son of Sam” –Elliott Smith
6. “Roxanne” – The Police
7. “Prescilla” – Bat for Lashes
8. “Lola” – The Kinks
9. “You Can Call Me Al” – Paul Simon
10. “Jimmy” – M.I.A.
11. “Jesse’s Girl” – Rick Springfield
12. “Camilo” – State Radio
13. “Gyasi Went Home” – Bedouin Soundclash
14. “Gloria” – Van Morrison
15. “Jane Fonda” – Mickey Avalon
16. “Tony the Beat” – The Sounds
17. “Eddie’s Ragga” – Spoon
18. “Come On Eileen” – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
19. “Jack and Dianne” – John Mellencamp
20. “Billie Jean” – Michael Jackson

5 comments:

=] said...

"Elanor Rigby" conspicuously absent.

Anonymous said...

Sweet Caroline
Layla
Hey Jude
My Sharona
Help Me Rhonda
Annie's Song

and so on...

Anonymous said...

or Eleanor

Anonymous said...

Son of Sam
man i love elliott smith

Anonymous said...

lovely rita
polythene pam
julia