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

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List Rules 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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Roxanne The Police

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Eleanor Rigby The Beatles

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Layla Derek and the Dominos

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Angie The Rolling Stones

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Billie Jean Michael Jackson

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Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond

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Proud Mary Creedence Clearwater Revival

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My Sharona The Knack

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Maggie Mae Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck

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Dear Prudence The Beatles

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867 5309 Jenny The Chevelles

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Come On Eileen Dexys Midnight Runners

The Best Songs with Girl in the Title

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Beth Eric Carr, Kiss

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Barbara Ann The Beach Boys

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Black Betty Ram Jam

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Bette Davis Eyes Karen Souza, Jazzystics, Jazzysticks

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looksharp added Michelle The Beatles

The Best Blues Artists of All Time

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looksharp added Peggy Sue Buddy Holly

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Hey There Delilah Plain White T's

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Stacy's Mom Fountains of Wayne

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Mustang Sally Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck

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Rosanna Toto

The Best Girl Power Songs of 2018

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Janie's Got a Gun Aerosmith

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Suzie Q Creedence Clearwater Revival

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looksharp added Rhiannon Fleetwood Mac

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Amanda Boston

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Lay Down Sally Eric Clapton

Great One Hit Wonder Artists of the '90s

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Gloria Leonel Power

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Jamie's Cryin' Van Halen

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Iris Goo Goo Dolls

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pigonthewing added Candy-O The Cars

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Nikita Elton John

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looksharp added Help Me Rhonda Al Jardine

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looksharp added Lovely Rita The Beatles

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Veronica Elvis Costello

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The Wind Cries Mary Jamie Cullum

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looksharp added Proud Mary Ike & Tina Turner

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looksharp added Gloria Them

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pigonthewing added Sweet Jane Velvet Underground