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ABC – When Smokey Sings (about Smokey Robinson)
Barenaked Ladies – Brian Wilson
Ed Bruce - The Last Cowboy Song (about several historical figures)
Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes (about Bette Davis)
Tommy Cash - Six White Horses (about John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King Jr.)
Eddie Dean (1955), Tex Ritter (1961) - I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven (about several country stars)
Falco – Rock Me Amadeus
Don Henley - Dirty Laundry (no specific celebrity mentioned)
Becky Hobbs - Jones On The Jukebox (about George Jones)
Don McLean – American Pie (about Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and Big Bopper)
Rick Nelson - Garden Party (about several singers)
George Strait - Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes (about several country stars)
Weezer – Buddy Holly
There are many more songs where celebrities are name-checked - check out this website for that list. Songs with references to God, Jesus, and Santa Claus are not included here.
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