The Ten Weirdest Shout-Outs in Songs


We asked for the most bizarre references to ever make their way into songs, and you all gamely submitted suggestions. Here are the ten that made it into our pantheon of wacky shout-outs:

1. Beastie Boys, "Ch-Check it Out" - Miss Piggy
2. Bob Dylan, "Thunder on the Mountain" - Alicia Keys
3. Pavement, "Stereo" - Geddy Lee
4. Cat Power, "Nude as the News" - Jesse Jackson
5. Rage Against the Machine, "Fistful of Steel" - Shaquille O'Neal
6. Fountains of Wayne, "New Routine" - Carl Reiner
7. Public Enemy, "Bring the Noise" - Sonny Bono and Yoko Ono
8. The Clash, "Car Jamming" - Lauren Bacal
9. Boomtown Rats, "Keep It Up" - Agatha Christie
10. They Might Be Giants, "James K. Polk" - James K. Polk

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