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    Let's add some bassoon:
    Udo Jürgens - Der Mann mit dem Fagott
    Mo - Band with bassoon


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    My Ding-A-Ling - Chuck Berry
    Studio C - The Organ Song

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    Sax Pax for a Sax - Moondog
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbassdrum View Post
    "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)" - Moody Blues
    One Step Into the Light - Moody Blues ("play my mellotron for you")

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    "Bang the Drum All Day" - Todd Rundgren
    "Normal is just the average of extremes" - Gary Lessor

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbassdrum View Post
    "Bang the Drum All Day" - Todd Rundgren
    Don't Bang The Drum - The Waterboys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halmyre View Post
    Don't Bang The Drum - The Waterboys
    Bang a gong - T. Rex

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    I read the title thread as a quest for songs about individual musicians in a more narrow sense.
    So it took my quite a while to come up with this sole entry:

    Brian Eno: Zawinul/Lava

    Then I found a list about songs with singer/band names in their title, and it escalated quickly.
    I will just quote those, who seem at least vaguely relevant to this board (and whose names weren't too obscure or questionable puns)

    Alex Chilton - The Replacements
    Barbra Streisand - Duck Sauce
    Beach Boys - Weezer
    Bigger Than Elvis - Chicago
    Blind Willie McTell - Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan - Fall Out Boy
    Bob Dylan Blues - Syd Barrett
    Boogie With Stu - Led Zeppelin
    Bowie - Flight of the Conchords
    Bowie - Paul Weller
    Boyzone - Liars
    Brian Eno - MGMT
    Brian Wilson - Barenaked Ladies
    Carl Perkins' Cadillac - Drive-By Truckers
    Carol Kaye - Laura Veirs
    Coldplay - Mr. Hudson
    Daft Punk - Pentatonix
    Daft Punk Is Playing at My House - LCD Soundsystem
    Dancin' With The Ghost Of Stevie Ray - Sandi Thom
    Deep Purple - Nino Tempo & April Stevens
    Diamond Dave - The Bird and the Bee
    Dio - Tenacious D
    Django and Jimmie - Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
    Drinking Muddy Water - The Yardbirds
    Elvis at the Wheel - Al Stewart
    Frankie Sinatra - The Avalanches
    Geno - Dexys Midnight Runners
    Giorgio by Moroder - Daft Punk
    Girls Love Beyoncé - Drake
    Hats Off To (Roy) Harper - Led Zeppelin
    Hey Lou - Liz Phair
    I Just Shot John Lennon - The Cranberries
    I Met Merle Haggard Today - Mo Pitney
    I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead - Mogwai
    Jackie Wilson Said - Dexys Midnight Runners
    Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile) - Van Morrison
    James Brown - Sinéad O'Connor
    Jesus and Bocephus - Kid Rock
    Jesus and Jones - Trace Adkins
    John Cage Bubblegum - Stereolab
    John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 - Keith Urban
    John Lennon's Guitar - Barclay James Harvest
    Johnny Cash - Kid Rock
    Johnny's Gonna Die - The Replacements
    Just a Little Boy (for Chester Burnett) - Swans
    Kanye - The Chainsmokers
    Kanye West - Atmosphere
    Kelly Price - Migos
    Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie - Bob Dylan
    Layne - Staind
    Let Nas Down - J. Cole
    Layne - Staind
    Let Nas Down - J. Cole
    Letter To Nipsey - Meek Mill
    Life is Real (Song for Lennon) - Queen
    Lighten Up, Morrissey - Sparks
    Like Mariah - Fifth Harmony
    Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones - Eric Church
    Madonna - Drake
    Madonna Can't Save Me Now - Will Butler
    Marley - Kenny Chesney
    Marvin & Chardonnay - Big Sean
    Marvin Gaye - Charlie Puth
    MC Hammer - Rick Ross
    Meg White - Ray LaMontagne
    Michael, You've Got A Lot To Answer For - Duran DuranThe Return of Jimi Hendrix - The Waterboys
    Mick Avory's Underpants - The Kinks
    Mick Jones Nicked My Pudding - Dropkick Murphys
    Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
    No Bed for Beatle John - John Lennon & Yoko Ono
    Nirvana - Juliana Hatfield
    Nina Cried Power - Hozier
    NWA - Miguel
    Ode To Olivia - Stella Parton
    Paul McCartney - Scissor Sisters
    Ray Charles - Chiddy Bang
    Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
    Ringo I Love You - Bonnie Jo Mason
    Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
    Song To Woody - Bob Dylan
    Song For Judee - case/lang/veirs
    Song for Dan Treacy - MGMT
    Song For Bob Dylan - David Bowie
    Steve Earle - Sugarland
    Swagger Jagger - Cher Lloyd
    Sweet Gene Vincent - Ian Dury & the Blockheads
    Tammy Wynette Kind of Pain - Reba McEntire
    The Prince Who Wanted Everything - Weezer
    The Return of Jimi Hendrix - The Waterboys
    The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) - U2
    Tim Smith - The Wildhearts
    Tommy Lee - Tyla Yaweh
    Walks Like Rihanna - The Wanted
    Young Love (Paul Simon) - Kris Allen
    τί ἐστιν ὃ μίαν ἔχον φωνὴν τετράπουν καὶ δίπουν καὶ τρίπουν γίνεται;

    εἰσί κασίγνηται δισσαὶ, ὠν ἡ μία τίκτει
    τὴν ἑτέραν αὐτὴ δέ τεκοῦσ` ὑπό τὴσδη τεκνούται
    τίς δὲ κασίγνηται δύο;

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    Philip Glass - Colourbox

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    Walkin' Talkin' Johnny Cash Blues - The Godfathers
    Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life - Moe Bandy
    A Date with Elvis - The Cramps
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    Musicians: "Nancy Sinatra" - The Bottle Rockets

    Instruments: "Stage Whispers" - Be Bop Deluxe ("this guitar does not lie...")
    "Axe Victim" - Be Bop Deluxe
    "Guitar Boogie Shuffle" - The Virtues
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    If it's about instruments as well:
    Van der Graaf Generator - Meurglys III, The Songwriter's Guild
    τί ἐστιν ὃ μίαν ἔχον φωνὴν τετράπουν καὶ δίπουν καὶ τρίπουν γίνεται;

    εἰσί κασίγνηται δισσαὶ, ὠν ἡ μία τίκτει
    τὴν ἑτέραν αὐτὴ δέ τεκοῦσ` ὑπό τὴσδη τεκνούται
    τίς δὲ κασίγνηται δύο;

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    "Come Back Beatles" - Horslips

    Lyric from "Idiot's Revenge" by The Bottle Rockets -- "she likes Dinosaur Jr. but she can't tell you why..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fracktured View Post
    Bang a gong - T. Rex
    Charles Ives: "The Gong on the Hook and Ladder"

    Eppu Normaali: "Kitara, taivas ja tähdet" ("The guitar, the sky and the stars", about the power of playing electric guitar in the band in question.)
    Triana: "Rumor" (It's the guitar that talks about the coming freedom in the song)
    David Sylvian: "Red Guitar"

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