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

Updated May 6, 2020 60.2k votes 5.7k voters 454.5k views215 items

List RulesOnly 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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    Lola

    The Kinks
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    Eleanor Rigby

    The Beatles

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    Sweet Caroline

    Neil Diamond

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    Proud Mary

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

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    Peggy Sue

    Buddy Holly
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    Barbara Ann

    The Beach Boys

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    Billie Jean

    Michael Jackson

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    Suzie Q

    Creedence Clearwater Revival
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    My Sharona

    The Knack

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    #10 of 129 The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the '70s#31 of 107 The Greatest Songs by '80s One-Hit Wonders

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    Bette Davis Eyes

    Karen Souza, Jazzystics

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    Angie

    The Rolling Stones

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    Caroline No

    The Beach Boys
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    867 5309 Jenny

    The Chevelles
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    Maggie Mae

    Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck

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    Proud Mary

    Ike & Tina Turner

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    Sherry

    The Four Seasons
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    Roxanne

    The Police

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    Jack and Diane

    John Mellencamp

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    #2695 of 3,867 The Best Songs Of All Time, Ranked#36 of 284 The Best Rock Songs Of The '80s, Ranked

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    Dear Prudence

    The Beatles

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    #60 of 182 The Best Beatles Songs#17 of 90 The Most Underrated Beatles Songs

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    Suzanne

    Leonard Cohen

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