History in pop music lyrics

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Can you name the historical reference in pop music lyrics?

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LyricsReferenceBand/Song
At Waterloo, _________ did surrenderABBA/Waterloo
________ does not bother me, does your conscience bother you?Lynyrd Skynyrd/Sweet Home Alabama
But if you go carrying pictures of _______ ____Beatles/Revolution
Do you remember, your President _____? Do you remember, the bills you have to pay? David Bowie/Young Americans
U2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy, Chubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the _____Billy Joel/We Didn't Start the Fire
Early morning, April __, a shot rings out in the Memphis skyU2/Pride (In the Name of Love)
Tin ______s and Nixon coming, we're finally on our own.Crosby Stills Nash/Ohio
And while Lenin read a book on ____, the quartet practiced in the park Don McLean/American Pie
What happened here, as the ___ ____ (city) sunset disappeared, I found an empty garden among the flagstones thereElton John/Empty Garden
LyricsReferenceBand/Song
And the battles just begun, theres many lost but tell me who has ___U2/Sunday Bloody Sunday
Southern man, better keep your head. Don't forget what your good ___ said.Neil Young/Southern Man
Well they passed a ___ in '64. To give those who ain't got a little moreBruce Hornsby/The Way It Is
By the time we got to Woodstock, we were half a ______ strong, and everywhere was song and celebration.Crosby Stills Nash & Young/Woodstock
When the town of Chicago died, and they talk about it still, when a man named __ _____Paper Lace/The Night Chicago Died
Do you hear the drums Fernando? Do you still recall the frightful night we crossed the ___ ____ (river).ABBA/Fernando
Lake _____ rolls, Superior sings, in the rooms of her ice-water mansionGordon Lightfoot/Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
This is the _____ we live in, and these are the names we're givenGenesis/Land of Confusion

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