Honored Social Butterfly

Songs That Feature Other Song Titles In The Lyrics

Name any song that has another song’s title in the lyrics. Songs that refer to another song, but may not have the complete title, are also acceptable for this topic. I’ll start with this one -


Speed King - Deep Purple

Good Golly Miss Molly

Tutti Fruitti


Hard Headed Woman




“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
Social Butterfly

When We Was Fab- George Harrison 


You Really Got A Hold On Me

Honored Social Butterfly

One Way Ticket: Neil Sedaka   (Mentions Bye Bye Love, Lonely Teardrops, Lonesome Town, Heartbreak Hotel and A Fool Such As I.

Honored Social Butterfly

Spirit Of Rock - Scorpions


Eight Days A Week - The Beatles


Klaus often uses song titles in his lyrics. He was a huge fan of The Beatles. 


“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
Honored Social Butterfly

Good Golly Miss Molly:  Little Richard  (He mentions the House of Blue Lights, the title of the song sung by Chuck Miller in the late 50's; sung by others as well).

Honored Social Butterfly

I’m bad, I’m nationwide, ZZ Top

Downtown, Petula Clark

Feeling alright, Joe Cocker, Traffic

Bad, U2, Michael Jackson

Trouble, Lindsey Buckingham

New York, Sex Pistols, Others



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Social Butterfly

Barefootin’-Robert Parker

Long Tall Sally

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Thirteen by Big Star

  - Paint It Black by The Rolling Stones

  - Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay by Danny And The Juniors

Honored Social Butterfly

Tangled up in blue-

Early one morning, Little Richard&others

New Orleans, Gary US Bonds, Stevie Nicks

Revolution, Fab 4

Illusion, Cranberries&others


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CCR - Fortunate Son:

And when the band plays "Hail to the chief"
Ooh, they point the cannon at you.

Honored Social Butterfly

Smells like teen spirit, Nirvana

Hello- Adele, Lionel Ritchie

Dangerous- Roxette, Michael Jackson

Blessed- Sir Elton&Others

Honored Social Butterfly

Mashed Potato Time, Dee Dee Sharp

Please Mr. Postman, Marvelettes, Beatles

The Letter, Boxtops

Dear Lady Twist, Gary US Bonds

The lion sleeps tonight, Tokens

Honored Social Butterfly

Pink Beatles In A Purple Zeppelin - Aryeon


The Song Remains The Same - Led Zep


“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
Honored Social Butterfly

Life is a rock (But the radio rolled me), Reunion

Take it easy, Eagles

Liar, Three Dog Night

Take me higher, Various

Loco-motion, Little Eva, GFR

Shimmy shimmy ko-ko bop, Rosalyns 

Finger poppin’, Various

CC Rider, Animals

Gimme Shelter, Stones

Wah wah, George Harrison

Good vibrations, Beach Boys

Help me Rhonda, Beach Boys

Surfer girl, Beach Boys

Little Honda, Beach Boys

Tighter tighter, Alive&Kicking

Sugar sugar, Archies

Yummy yummy, Ohio Express

I want to take you higher, Sly&the Family Stone

Light my fire, Doors

Dance to the music, Sly&the Family Stone

1-2-3, Len Barry

Uptight (Everything’s alright), Stevie Wonder




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One After 909 by the Beatles


  - Danny Boy by various singers (sung by the Beatles in that song at the end of it - from the Let       It Be album).


NOTE:  One After 909 was done by the Beatles in 1963, which sounds different than the later Let It Be album version.  

Recognized Social Butterfly

Having A Party - Sam Cooke


"Play that song called "Soul Twist"
Play that one called "I Know"
Don't forget them "Mashed Potatoes"
No other songs will do"

Honored Social Butterfly

Garden Party, Ricky Nelson


All right now, Free

Hello to Mary Lou, his song

Johnny B. Goode,  Chuck Berry

Also mentions: Yoko brought her Walrus

and references “Dylan’s shoes”



Honored Social Butterfly

Reminiscing, Little River Band

Dancing in the dark, Springsteen

Honored Social Butterfly

Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Cha: Sam Cooke  (mentions Tom Dooley and Tea For Two).

Social Butterfly

Mother and Child Reunion-Paul Simon 


Let it be 

Honored Social Butterfly

Broken Man’s Lament  -  Emmylou Harris


Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum




“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
Honored Social Butterfly

La Dee Dah:  Billy & Lillie  (mentions My Special Angel, You Send Me, Tonight Tonight).

Trusted Contributor

Piano In The Dark by Brenda Russell

   - Cry Just A Little by Paul Davis

   - Just A Little by The Beaubrommels 


Step By Step by Eddie Rabbitt

  - Treat Her Like A Lady by Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose

  - Never Let Her Go by David Gates


Sweetheart by Frankie and the Knockouts

  - "Who Loves Ya Baby"  famous catch phrase from Kojak (Telly Savalas)

  -  Who Loves You by Frankie Valli  


Honored Social Butterfly

The Best Is Yet To Come - Scorpions 


Forever Young - Dylan


“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
Social Butterfly

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’-Michael Jackson


Billie Jean

Recognized Social Butterfly

It's My Life - Bon Jovi

In the Refrain

"It's my life
It's now or never
But I ain't gonna live forever
I just want to live while I'm alive
(It's my life)
My heart is like an open highway
Like Frankie said, "I did it my way"
I just want to live while I'm alive
It's my life"

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All You Need Is Love by The Beatles

   -  She Loves You (Yea, Yea, Yea) by the Beatles


I've Got A Feeling by The Beatles

  - Everybody Knows by Dave Clark Five


Let It Be by The Beatles

   - The Sound Of Music by Julie Andrews (MOVIE)

Honored Social Butterfly

Short Fat Fannie:  Larry Williams  (Long Tall Sally, Heartbreak Hotel, Fever, Tutti Frutti, Hound Dog, Blue Suede Shoes, Honky Tonk, MaryLou, Jim Dandy, Blueberry Hill).

Honored Social Butterfly

The devil went down to Georgia

Charlie Daniels Band

Fire on the Mountain, Marshall Tucker Band

House of the rising sun, Animals

Honored Social Butterfly

Superstar, Paul Davis

Philadelphia Freedom, Sir Elton

Perfect Harmony, Various

Superstar, his song and the Carpenters

Heart like a wheel, Linda Ronsadt

Help, I think I’m fallin’ in love with you, Joni Mitchell

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