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Can you name the song given the tidbit about it's title?

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The title isn't in the lyrics of the song, but refers to the 'instrument' the hook is played on.Anna Kendrick
The title was taken from graffiti written on Kurt's bedroom wall, implying that his girlfriend had marked him with her scent.Nirvana
The title is derived from the combination of the names of the song's philosophical and musical influences.The Who
The title is a play on the title of the Stanley Kubrick film that inspired it. David Bowie
The song was named after the building in New York where John Lennon lived at the time of his death (not named after the pair of US states)Stereophonics
The title was chosen to avoid confusion with Marvin Gaye's 1971 song 'What's Going On?'4 Non Blondes
The song was written as a parody of 'prototypical pop music' around at the time and was never given a 'real title'REM
A woman and her daughter came in, out of the rain, while the song was being recorded. Dylan guessed their ages correctly as 35 and 12, respectively.Bob Dylan
They used this food for the name of the song because it describes their musical style; lots of stuff thrown together. System of a Down
This song's title comes from a painting of watermelons by artist Frida Kahlo.Coldplay
The song was written around the turn of the century and wanted to reflect that but the band agreed that 'millennium' was a 'sh*t name for a song.'Gorillaz
Label execs told them their song titles were too long. They responded by removing all the vowels from the title of this single.Fall Out Boy
The title was inspired by the line in Douglas Coupland's book Shampoo Planet: 'What I write are not sins, I write tragedies.' Panic! at the Disco
The title was borrowed from a Liverpool folk song about a Lime Street prostitute.Rod Stewart
It was originally just a working title, introducing it that way during live performances. Fans soon recognized the song and the title stuck. blur

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