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

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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    The Police More
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    The Beatles More
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    Sweet Caroline

    Neil Diamond More
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    Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

    The Beatles More
    77
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    The Jimi Hendrix Experience More
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    The Doors More
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    Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck More
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    Tom Petty More
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    Kim Carnes More
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    The Beatles More
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    Wilson Pickett More
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    John Mellencamp More
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    Eric Clapton More
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    Eric Carr, Kiss More
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    Journey More
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    Looking Glass More
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    Gini Wilson, Michael Jackson More
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    Chirpy, Chirpy, Cheep, Cheep

    Middle of the Road, The Kinks More
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    Ram Jam, Blues Explosion, Melvins More
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    Stacy's Mom

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    Van Halen More
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    new! Layla

    Derek and the Dominos More
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    The Knack More
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    Angie

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    56
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    Elvis Costello More
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    Creedence Clearwater Revival More
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    Nikita

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    The Rolling Stones More
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    The Velvet Underground More
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    Annie's Song

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    Iggy Pop More
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    Steely Dan More
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    The Cars More
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    Buddy Holly More
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    The Who More
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