Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Atomic Punk, Dec 6, 2018.
Post your FIVE most favorite songs with a FEMALE name in it's title !
Ranking is not necessarily...
I guess for now :
Layla (Derek and the Dominoes)
Sara ( Fleetwood Mac)
Kayleigh ( Marillion)
Sarah ( Bob Dylan)
Maybe I change it when I see other members choice s. ....
Jessica - Allman Brothers Band
Layla - Derek & The Dominoes
Ophelia - The Band
Debbie Denise - Blue Oyster Cult
Rosalita - Bruce Springsteen
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Martha My Dear
Off the top of my head, so subject to change. However...
Visions of Johanna -Bob Dylan
(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame - Elvis
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (Fillmore version) - Allman Brothers Band
For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her (Live version) - Simon & Garfunkel
Celeste - Donovan (Supposedly named after the instrument rather than a person, but it should still qualify. I love the song at any rate.)
Ah! Leah! - Donnie Iris
Lola - Kinks
Proud Mary - CCR
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
Off the top of my head, and in no particular order:
Emmie - Laura Nyro
Angelica - Roy Hamilton
Anna - Arthur Alexander
Carrie-Anne - The Hollies
Carolyn's Fingers - Cocteau Twins
"The Wind Cries Mary" - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
"Whole Lotta Rosie" - AC/DC
"Sweet Jane" - The Velvet Underground
"Gloria" - Them
"Sally, Go 'Round The Roses" - The Jaynetts
Caroline, No - Beach Boys
See Emily Play - Pink Floyd
Bernadette - Four Tops
Sweet Jane - Velvet Underground
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Eleanor Rigby -Beatles
Little Jeannie - Elton John
Sara - Fleetwood Mac
My Michelle - Guns N‘ Roses
Doin It for Delilah - Randy Meisner
Many others could make the list on any given day...
Great song but I believe Lola was a man.
"But I know what I am and I'm glad I'm a man
So is Lola"
MICHELLE - The Beatles (1965)
VENUS - The Shocking Blue (1970) - #1
VENUS - Frankie Avalon (1959) -- #1
PEGGY SUE - Buddy Holly (1957) -- #3
CAROLINE, NO - The Beach Boys (1966) -- #32
LITTLE JEANNIE - Elton John (1980) -- #3
Still a female name. That was the challenge given.
Some of what I'm listening to on Shuffle
Caroline Says II-Lou Reed
Blue Jean-David Bowie
My Sweet Annette-Drive By Truckers
Irene Wilde-Ian Hunter
Just wanted to make sure if any newcomers of the song walk into a in a club down in old Soho, they don't get the surprise of their lives.
Five for now—I’ll save another five for later...
Fleetwood Mac: “Rhiannon”
CSN: “Suite Judy Blue Eyes”
Dion and the Belmonts: “Runaround Sue”
Hall & Oates: “Sara Smile”
Steely Dan: “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”
Little Queenie - (Chuck Berry)
Marie Marie - (The Blasters)
Kathleen - (Townes Van Zandt)
Suzanne - (Leonard Cohen)
Sweet Jane - (Lou Reed)
Good Golly Miss Molly - (Little Richard)
Bernadette - (The 4 Tops)
Sherry - (The 4 Seasons)
Isis - (Bob Dylan)
There's A Light Beyond The Woods Mary Margret (Nancy Griffith)
Emily - (Frank Sinatra)
Ro Ro Rosey (Van Morrison)
Maryann - (Live Adventures: Al Kooper / Michael Bloomfield)
Cathy's Clown (The Everly Brothers)
Dindi (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Just for kicks...vote on set 1,2,3 or they all pretty much stink.
Haha..I got familiar with the live version from around 1980....I liked that over the studio version. ....
It was until years later that I understood that it wasn't about a girl...
Franz Ferdinand: Jacqueline
Camper van Beethoven: Tania
Townes van Zandt: Kathleen
The Clash: Janie Jones
Kevin Coyne: Marlene
Allman Brothers Jessica
Glen Campbell Where's The Playground, Susie?
Bruce Springsteen Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
Then I guess A Boy Named Sue would fit the bill. But would April Come She Will make the cut.
Rosalita (Bruce Springsteen)
Come on Eileen (Dexy's Midnight Runners)
Whole Lotta Rosie (AC/DC)
Suite Sister Mary (Queensryche)
My Michelle (Guns 'N Roses)
Absolutely Sweet Marie and Allison have to be somewhere in this thread.
Separate names with a comma.