The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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List Criteria: Only songs with a girl's name in the title, not in the lyrics

There are many great songs with a girl's or woman's name in the song title. From the advent of popular music, crooners, rockers, rappers and country music stars have used a girl's name in their songs. Many of the biggest bands in music history have done this. Several of The Beatles biggest songs have used a girl's name in its title. "Eleanor Rigby," "Dear Prudence" and "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" are three examples of Beatles songs that contain a girl's name. The same goes for their counterpart in the Rolling Stones. "Ruby Tuesday," "Angie" and "Sweet Virginia" are three songs where Mick Jagger sings about women by name.

The Beatles and Rolling Stones may two of the biggest bands to use a girl's name in its title, but they are far from the only bands to do so. Other famous fictional ladies who have been mentioned in songs include "Layla" by Derek and the Dominos, Rod Stewart's "Maggie May" and the unforgettable "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond.
Vote for the song you consider to be the best one that contain's a girl's name in its title. These songs are some of the most recognizable with a girl's name and it's up to you to decide which one can truly considered the best on this Ultimate List.
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    Eleanor Rigby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Derek and the Dominos

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    Roxanne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Sweet Caroline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Neil Diamond

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    The Rolling Stones

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    Billie Jean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Proud Mary is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Maggie Mae is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck

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    Lola is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    The Kinks

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    The Knack

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    Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Barbara Ann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    The Beach Boys

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    Beth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Eric Carr, Kiss

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    Dear Prudence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    The Beatles

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    867 5309 Jenny is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    The Chevelles

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    Come On Eileen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Dexys Midnight Runners

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    Hey There Delilah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Plain White T's

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    Black Betty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Ram Jam

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    Mustang Sally is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck

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    Jack and Diane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Jolene is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Suzie Q is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Bette Davis Eyes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Karen Souza, Jazzystics, Jazzysticks

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    Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Buddy Holly

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    Stacy's Mom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Fountains of Wayne

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    Mary Jane's Last Dance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Michelle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    The Beatles

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    Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Looking Glass

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    Gloria is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Leonel Power

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    Lay Down Sally is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Eric Clapton

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    Wake Up Little Susie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Janie's Got a Gun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Aerosmith

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    Rosanna is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Rhiannon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Fleetwood Mac

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    Oh Sherrie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Al Jardine

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    Jamie's Cryin' is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Van Halen

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    The Wind Cries Mary is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Jamie Cullum

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    Ike & Tina Turner

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    Iris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


    Goo Goo Dolls

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    Boston

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    Chuck Berry

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    Sara is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    Dion DiMucci

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    Annie's Song is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title


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    The Four Seasons

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    Nikita is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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    Elton John

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    Sweet Jane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Songs with a Girl's Name in the Title

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