Names in Song Titles – Coby, Katy, Lazarus, Martha

Here are some songs I’ve discovered recently (thanks, Pandora!) that feature given names in their titles:

  • “Alice Said” by Screaming Trees
  • “Coby” by The Lilys
  • “Eileen” by Keith Richards*
  • “Emilio” by SparkleJet
  • “Hanging On To Jane” by Samantha 7**
  • “Mountain Jim” by Clouds
  • “Slow Down Joe” by Karl Blau
  • “I Am John’s Brain” by Compulsion
  • “Kate” by Sambassadeur
  • “What Katy Did Next” by Babyshambles
  • “Hey Latasha” by Seam
  • Pictures of Lily” by The Who
  • “Lazarus” by The Devlins
  • “Maggie” by Cracker
  • “To My Beloved Martha” by Tobin Sprout
  • “Show Me Mary” by Catherine Wheel
  • “Mary Jane” by The Click Five
  • “Ophelia” by Moist
  • “Pollyanna” by Northstar
  • “Sadie” by Alkaline Trio

*Yup, solo stuff from the Rolling Stones guitarist.
**Their vocalist is C.C. Deville, interestingly enough.

…And here’s a similar post I wrote almost a year ago.


One thought on “Names in Song Titles – Coby, Katy, Lazarus, Martha

  1. Maggie May, Rod Stewart
    Janie’s Got a Gun, Aerosmith
    Barbara Ann, Beach Boys
    Sweet Melissa, Allman Brothers
    Autumn Jones, Hootie
    Black Betty, ZZ Top
    Corpus Christi Carol, Jeff Buckley
    Dakota, OAR
    Faith, George Michael
    Grace Kelly, Mika
    Hey Leonardo, Blessed Union of Souls
    Iris, Goo Goo Dolls
    Hotel Roosevelt, Augustana
    Jessie’s Girl, Rick Springfield
    Jack and Diane, John Mellencamp
    Baba O’Riley
    Lenny, Stevie Ray Vaughan
    Mary Had A Little Lamb, Stevie Ray Vaughan
    Meet Virginia, Train
    Oh My Sweet Carolina, Ryan Adams
    Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac
    Rosa Chris O’Brien
    Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift
    Tripping Billies, Dave Matthews Band

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