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This former Mouseketeer saw her debut album reach #1 when she was 17. This is who Pink was referring to in the song 'Don't Let Me Get Me'L.A. told me, 'you'll be a pop star. All you have to change is everything you are'. Tired of being compared to darn _____. She's so pretty, that just ain't me.
Bowling for Soup was talking about this former CEO of Microsoft who is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people in their song 'High School Never Ends'Reese Witherspoon, she's the prom queen. _____, captain of the chess team.
In the song Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me), Blessid Union of Souls made reference to this supermodel who is well known for her trademark mole just above her lip.I like her for her, not because she's phat like _____. She has got so much to offer.
This American jazz musician, also known as the 'King of Swing' is who Sheryl Crow was speaking of in her song 'If It Makes You Happy.'We went searching, through thrift store jungles. Found Geronimo's rifle, Marilyn's shampoo, and _____'s corset and pen.
John Fogerty made reference to this three-time MVP, also known as the 'Yankee Clipper', in his song 'Centerfield.'Well I spent some time in the Mudville nine, watching it from the bench. You know I took some lumps when the mighty Casey struck out. So say hey Willie, tell Ty Cobb, and _____; don't say it ain't so, you know the time is now.
This rapper has received thirteen Grammy Awards, and his song Empire State of Mind reached #1. He is also the person that Miley Cyrus is referring to in her song Party in the USAMy tummy's turning and I'm feeling kinda homesick. Too much pressure and I'm nervous. That's when the taxi man turned on the radio and the _____ song was on.
Tone Loc was referring to this lead vocalist of one of the biggest bands to come out of the British Invasion in the 1960's in his song Funky Cold MedinaCold cooling at a bar and I'm looking for some action. But like _____ said, I can't get no satisfaction.
In the Offspring song Pretty Fly for a White Guy, they spoke of this ex-talk show host who is now on Dancing With the StarsSo if you don't break, just overcompensate. At least you know you can always go on _____. The world needs wannabees.
This musician, also known as The Purple One, has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles. He stands only 5'2 but got a big mention in Eminem's song, Without Me.I been dope, suspenseful with a pencil ever since _____ turned himself into a symbol.
In her song Vogue, Madonna is talking about this movie star who's legendary one-glove striptease in the 1940's movie Gilda, turned her into a cultural icon.The had style, they had grace, _____ gave good face. Lauren, Katherine, Lana too. Bette Davis, we love you.
This 'Funny Girl' has won eight Grammys, four Emmys and an Oscar. Even more impressive, however, is that her name is both the title and the only lyric in Duck Sauce's #1 Dance songwoo woo woo woo woo woo woo _____ woo woo woo woo woo woo woo
Billy Joel made reference to this man, the 37th president of the United States, in his song We Didn't Start the Fire.Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, _____ back again, moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock.
In the song Bette Davis Eyes, Kim Carnes refers to a different actress who was nominated for four Academy Awards, including twice in 1930 for the movies Anna Christie and Romance.She's precocious and she knows just what it takes to make a pro blush. She's got _____ stand-off sighs, she's got Bette Davis eyes.
HintNameSong Lyric
LFO's song Summertime Girls made reference to this child star, who's movie career virtually disappeared after 1994.Now I can't forget you and it makes me mad. Left one day and never came back. Stayed all summer than went back home, _____ was in Home Alone.
This outlaw was a notorious bank robber and became a legendary figure of the Wild West.Years later, Cher mentioned him in a song. Impressive, but not legendary Your heart is down for the count and you know you're gonna lose it. Tonight you're gonna go down in flames, just like _____.
In the song Jack and Diane, John Mellencamp talked about this 'Rebel Without a Cause' who was born in 1931 and remains the only actor to receive two posthumous acting nominationsJacky sits back reflects his thoughts for the moment. Scratches his head and does his best _____. Well now there Diane, we ought to run off to the city. Diane says, Baby, you ain't missing a thing.
Nelly Furtado mentions this two time MVP basketball star who played point guard for the Phoenix Suns in her #1 song Promiscuous.It's okay, it's alright. I got something that you gonna like. Hey is that the truth or are you talking trash. Is your game MVP like _____.
The Barenaked Ladies referred to this actor who worked as a stagehand for the Doors prior to flying around at light speed on the Millenium Falcon in their song One Week.Like _____ I'm getting frantic. Like Sting I'm tantric. Like Snickers, guaranteed to satisfy.
In her song Black Velvet, Alannah Myles speaks of this blues singer/guitarist and member of Muddy Waters' band in the 1950's and later inducted into the Blues Hall of FameMississippi in the middle of a dry spell. _____ on the Victrola up high. Mama's dancing with baby on her shoulder. The sun is setting like molasses in the sky.
It was this revered performer of reggae music who helped spread the Rastafari movement that the Red Hot Chili Peppers talked about in their song Give It Away_____ poet and a prophet. _____ taught me how to off it. _____ walking like he talk it. Goodness me, can't you see I'm gonna cough it.
The New Radicals were speaking of Brian Warner in the song You Get What You Give. Brian is best known by his stage name and his two Platinum albums, including Antichrist SuperstarCourtney Love and _____, you're all fakes run to your mansions.
This president, assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, is who the Dream Academy was making reference to in their song Life in a Northern Town.He said, 'In the winter 1963, it felt like the world would freeze, with _____ and the Beatles.'
Gretchen Wilson spoke of this country musician, inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and best known for his hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” in her song Redneck WomanAnd I keep my Christmas lights on, on my front porch all year long. And I know all the words to every _____ song.
This actor, who won an academy award for playing Vito Corleone, is the man David Bowie was talking about in the song China Girl.I'm feeling tragic like I'm _____ when I look at my China Girl. I could pretend that nothing really meant too much when I look at my China girl.
Murray Head referred to this Russian-born actor who won an Academy Award as Mongkut, King of Siam, in the film The King and I, in the song One Night in BangkokBangkok, Oriental setting and the city don't know what the city is getting. The creme de la creme of the chess world in a show with everything but _____.

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