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Dear MR Gable Judy Garland

In Between Judy Garland

(Mickey Mouse and Clark Gable)

Hound Dog Man Roy Orbison

(Elvis Tribute.Also mentions Marilyn Monroe and James Dean)

Done To Soon Neil Diamond

(Fanny Brice and Humphrey Bogart)

If Its Good(Why Do They Change It?)Hank Williams JR

(John Wayne)

Rock On David Essex

(James Dean)

Marilyn Ray Anthony

Stoty Of The Rockers Gene Vincent

(Elvis Presley and Bobby Darin)

These Foolish Things Frank Sinatra

(Lana Turner and Bing Crosby)

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A few that come quickly to mind are: "You're The Top" by Cole Porter. The song mentions Mickey Mouse, Garbo, Jimmy Durante, Fred Astaire, and Milton Berle. Porter also references fellow songwriters Vincent Youmans and Irving Berlin. Astaire is also mentioned in Rodgers and Hart's "Up On Your Toes", and Greta Garbo is mentioned in Bunny Berigan's big hit "I Can't Get Started". In "The Poor Little Rich Girl", Shirley Temple sings a song called "But Definitely". Part of the song includes the lines " When you are crooning the blue of the day, and whistling the gold of the dawn, Bing, Bing, are you my fav'rite, you know that you are, but definitely!". And of course, one of Roy Rogers last recordings is the song "Hoppy, Gene, and Me."

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Greta Garbo

Marilyn Monroe

Joe DiMaggio

 

Marlin Brando -- Jimmy Dean on the cover of a magazine

 

Grace Kelly -- Harlow Jean, picture of a beauty queen

 

Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire Ginger Rogers dance on air

 

Rita Hayworth

 

Lauren Bacall

 

Katharine Hepburn, Lana Turner , too

 

Bette Davis we love you

 

Madonna's "VOGUE" (1990)

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Whatever Happened To Randolph Scott?Statler Brothers

(Tex Ritter,Gene Autry,Johnny Mack Brown,Alan Rocky Lane,Lash Larue,Smiley Burnett,Tim Holt)

You Better Not Go There Asleep At The Wheel

(John Wayne)

From Graceland To The Promised Land Merle Haggard

(Elvis Presley)

Long Tall Glasses Leo Sayer

(Fred Astaire)

 

Edited by: ERROL23 on Nov 28, 2010 11:37 PM

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Road To Morocco Bing Crosby and Bob Hope

(Dorothy Lamour)

Do You Remember These? Statler Brothers

(James Dean)

Nancy Frank Sinatra

(Audrey Hepburn,Dorothy Lamour,Lana Turner)

We Didnt Start The Fire Billy Joel

Doris Day,Marilyn Monroe,Marlon Brando,James Dean,Elvis Presley,Ronald Reagan,Grace Kelly

Dig It Beatles

(Doris Day)

Nows The Time To Fall In Love Eddie Cantor

(Clarl Gable and Ronald Coleman)

 

Edited by: ERROL23 on Nov 29, 2010 7:49 PM

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The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Frank Sinatra

(Garbo and Dietrich)

You Look Marvelous Billy Ctystal

(Cyd Charisse,Fred Astaire,Jane Meadows,Van Heflin)

Curly Shuffle Jump In The Saddle Band

(Three Stooges)

 

Edited by: ERROL23 on Dec 1, 2010 8:03 PM

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