What's Your Top 3?: Songs with a man's name in the title

BCUC - The Journey with Mr. Van Der Merwe
Vladimir Dubyshkin - Elvis Has Left the Building
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - Theme for Cecil

1 Like

Miles Davis - Go Ahead John
Brian Eno - St Elmo’s Fire
Frank Zappa - Willie The Pimp

1 Like

Kendrick Lamar - Wesley’s Theory
Owen Pallett - Lewis Takes Off His Shirt
Sufjan Stevens - Come On! Feel the Illinoise! Part I: The World’s Columbian Exposition, Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me in a Dream

1 Like

Abel by The National
William It Was Really Nothing by The Smiths
Jesus Etc by Wilco

1 Like

Ben Folds - Fred Jones Pt. 2
Paul Simon - You can call me Al
Bat for Lashes - Daniel

3 Likes

Elton John - Daniel
REM - Wendell Gee
Joni Mitchell - The Last Time I Saw Richard

4 Likes

Between Bat For Lashes, Elton John & Bill Ryder-Jones you’ve got a pretty great trio of Daniels!

Gary Numan’s Porsche - The Fatima Mansions
Gary’s Got A Boner - The Replacements
Gary’s Song - Spongebob Squarepants

2 Likes

Less Than Jake - How’s My Driving, Doug Hastings?
Less Than Jake - Where in the Hell Is Mike Sinkovich?
Less Than Jake - Johnny Quest Thinks We’re Sell Outs

5 Likes

Aldous Harding – Staring at the Henry Moore
Animal Collective – Derek
Gilla Band – Paul

2 Likes

Llamar Vannoy - Bouncing Souls
Scowling crackhead Ian - Jeffrey Lewis
Frankie Teardrop - Suicide

1 Like

Aphex - Alberto Balsalm
Cake - Meanwhile, Rick James…
Dandy Warhols - (Tony, This Song Is Called) Lou Weed

3 Likes

The Smashing Pumpkins - Set the Ray to Jerry
Counting Crows - Up All Night (Frankie Miller Goes to Hollywood)
Tool - Jimmy

Unbelievable drumming on the Pumpkins and Tool ones

Neil Young - From Hank to Hendrix
YLT - Tom Courtenay
Big Thief - Paul

Limited thought but top of head ones that came to mind not yet mentioned…

Pulp - Seductive Barry
Belle & Sebastian - Jonathan David
Divine Comedy - Becoming More Like Alfie

Yes!!!

It warms my heart that I wasn’t the first one to post Set the Ray to Jerry. What a song.

1 Like

Midlake - Roscoe
Patti Smith - Frederick (had to pick this as my son is named after it)
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas - Jimmy Mack

2 Likes

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Manic Street Preachers - Marlon JD

Beastie Boys - Jimmy James
The Fall - Janet, Johnny & James
Modest Mouse - Cowboy Dan

3 Likes