Thursday, March 11, 2010

BLUE EYED SOUL HITS IN HELLAS


The most popular blue eyed soul songs in Hellenic radio stations through the years

a) Blue Eyed Soul:
Music with a "soul" (black) feeling, interpreted by white artists.

b) Styles of music included:
Soul, R'n'B, Blues, Jazz, Jazz Rock, Funk, Disco & (of course) Beat
Not included: reggae, trip hop & hip hop


Songs of the 1960s

1-2-3-LEN BARRY (LP 1-2-3, 1965)
Baby I Need Your Lovin'-JOHNNY RIVERS (1967)
Baby Please Don't Go / Gloria-THEM (LP The Angry Young Them, 1964)
Beggin'-THE FOUR SEASONS (1967)
Black Is Black-LOS BRAVOS (LP Black Is Black, 1966)
Black Magic Woman-FLEETWOOD MAC (LP English Rose, 1968)
Brown Eyed Girl-VAN MORRISON (LP Blowin' Your Mind, 1967)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You-FRANKIE VALLI (1967)
Crystal Blue Persuasion-TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS (LP Something Special, 1968)
Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly-MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS (1966)
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood-THE ANIMALS (1964)
Down On The Corner-CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (LP Willy & The Poor Boys, 1969)
Everlasting Love-LOVE AFFAIR (1968)
Get Out Off My Cloud-THE ROLLING STONES (LP December's Children, 1965)
Get Ready-RARE EARTH (LP Dreams /Answers, 1968 & LP Get Ready, 1969)
Gimme Some Lovin'-THE SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (1966)
Good Lovin'-THE YOUNG RASCALS (LP Young Rascals, 1966)
Groovin'-THE YOUNG RASCALS (LP Groovin', 1967)
I'm A Man-THE SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (1967), THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (1969)
I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know-BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS (LP Child Is Father To The Man, 1968)
Keep On Running-THE SPENCER DAVIS GROUP (1965)
Let's Have A Party-WANDA JACKSON (1960)
The Letter-THE BOX TOPS (1967)
Little Latin Lupe Lu-MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS (1966)
Look Of Love-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (1967)
More Today Than Yesterday-SPIRAL STARECASE (1969)Έντονα
Nobody But Me-THE HUMAN BEINZ (1968)
Out Of Time-CHRIS FARLOWE (1966)
Piece Of My Heart-BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY (LP Cheap Thrills, 1968)
Polk Salad Annie-TONY JOE WHITE (1969)
She's Not There-THE ZOMBIES (LP Begin Here, 1964)
Shout-LULU & THE LUVVERS (1964)
Son-Of-A Preacher Man-DUSTY SPRINGFIELD (LP Dusty In Memphis, 1969)
Spinning Wheel-BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS (LP Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1968)
Spooky-CLASSICS IV (1968)
Stormy-CLASSICS IV (1968)
Summertime-BIG BROTHER & THE HOLDING COMPANY (LP Cheap Thrills, 1968)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore-THE WALKER BROTHERS (1966)
Suspicious Minds-ELVIS PRESLEY (1969)
These Eyes-THE GUESS WHO (LP Wheatfield Soul, 1968)
To Sir With Love-LULU (OST To Sir With Love, 1967)
Treat Her Right-ROY HEAD & THE TRAITS (1965)
Unchained Melody-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (LP Just Once In My Life, 1965)
With A Little Help From My Friends-JOE COCKER (LP With A Little Help From My Friends, 1969)
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS (LP You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', 1964)
You've Made Me So Very Happy-BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS (LP Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1968)
You Keep Me Hangin' On-VANILLA FUDGE (LP Vanilla Fuadge, 1967)


Songs Of The 1970s

25 Or 6 To 4-CHICAGO (LP II,1970)
Baby Come Back-PLAYER (LP Player, 1977)
Better Love Next Time-DR. HOOK (LP Sometimes You Win, 1979)
Black Magic Woman / Gypsy Queen-SANTANA (LP Abraxas, 1970)
Crazy Love-VAN MORRISON (LP Moondance, 1970)
Cry Baby-JANIS JOPLIN (LP Pearl, 1971)
Dance Little Lady-TINA CHARLES (1976)
Dancing In The Moonlight-KING HARVEST (1973)
Do It Again-STEELY DAN (LP Can't Buy A Thrill, 1972)
Do That To Me One More Time-CAPTAIN & TENNILLE (LP Make Your Move, 1979)
Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me-PETER BROWN (LP A Fantasy Love Affair, 1977Έντονα)
Emotion-SAMANTHA SANG (1978)
Every Kinda People-ROBERT PALMER (LP Double Fun, 1978)
Fallin' In Love Again-HAMILTON, JOE FRANK & REYNOLDS (LP Fallin' In Love, 1975)
Fame-DAVID BOWIE (LP Young Americans, 1975)
Feels Like I'm In Love-KELLY MARIE (1979)
Fly Like An Eagle-STEVE MILLER BAND (LP Fly Like An Eagle, 1976)
Fool (If You Think It's Over)-CHRIS REA (LP Whatever Happened To Benny Santini? 1978)
Georgy Porgy-TOTO (LP Toto, 1978)
Golden Years-DAVID BOWIE (1975 / LP Station To Station, 1976)
Grease-FRANKIE VALLI (OST Grease, 1978)
How Deep Is Your Love-THE BEE GEES (OST Saturday Night Fever, 1977)
I Can't Tell You Why-THE EAGLES (LP The Long Run, 1979)
I Go Crazy-PAUL DAVIS (LP Singer Of Songs: Teller Of Tales, 1977)
I Just Wanna Stop-GINO VANNELLI (LP Brother To Brother, 1978)
I've Never Been To Me-CHARLENE (1977 /1982)
I Love To Love-TINA CHARLES (1976)
If You Leave Me Now-CHICAGO (LP Chicago X, 1976)
Love Is The Answer-ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY (LP Dr. Heckle & Mr. Jive, 1979)
Lowdown-BOZ SCAGGS (LP Silk Degrees, 1976)
Mercedes Benz-JANIS JOPLIN (LP Pearl, 1971)
Midnight At The Oasis-MARIA MULDAUR (LP Maria Muldaur, 1973)
Miss You-THE ROLLING STONES (LP Some Girls, 1978)
Moondance-VAN MORRISON (LP Moondance, 1970)
Move Over-JANIS JOPLIN (LP Pearl, 1971)
My Eyes Adored You-FRANKIE VALLI (LP Closeup, 1975)
Pick Up The Pieces-AVERAGE WHITE BAND (1975 / LP Person To Person, 1976)
Play That Funky Music-WILD CHERRY (LP Wild Cherry, 1976)
Please Don't Go-KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND (LP Do You Wanna Go Party, 1979)
Relight My Fire-DAN HARTMAN feat. LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY (1979)
Right Place Wrong Time-DR. JOHN (LP In The Right Place, 1973)
Sara Smile-HALL & OATES (LP Daryl Hall & John Oates, 1976)
Saturday In The Park-CHICAGO (LP V, 1972)
Sensitive Kind-JJ CALE (LP 5, 1979)
Sexy Eyes-DR. HOOK (LP Sometimes You Win, 1979)
She's A Lady-TOM JONES (1971)
Street Player-CHICAGO (LP 13, 1979)
That's The Way (I Like It)-KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND (LP KC & The Sunshine Band, 1975)
These Foolish Things-BRYAN FERRY (LP These Foolish Things, 1973)
Tin Man-AMERICA (LP Holiday, 1974)
Vehicle-THE IDES OF MARCH (1970)
The Way We Were-BARBRA STREISAND (OST The Way We Were, 1973)
What A Fool Believes-THE DOOBIE BROTHERS (LP Minute By Minute, 1979)
What You Won't Do For Love-BOBBY CALDWELL (LP What You Won't Do For Love, 1978)
Why Did You Do It-STRETCH (1975)
Woman-BARRABAS (LP Wild Safari, 1971)
You-PEGGY LEE (LP Close Enough For Love, 1979)
You Are So Beautiful To Me-JOE COCKER (LP I Can Stand A Little Rain , 1974)
You Belong To Me-CARLY SIMON (LP Boys In The Trees, 1978)
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman-CAROLE KING (LP Tapestry, 1971)
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing-LEO SAYER (LP Endless Flight, 1976)
You Set My Heart On Fire-TINA CHARLES (1975)
You Should Be Dancing-THE BEE GEES (LP Children Of The World, 1976)
Young Americans-DAVID BOWIE (LP Young Americans, 1975)
Your Song-ELTON JOHN (LP Elton John, 1970)


Songs Of The 1980s

At This Moment-BILLY VERA & THE BEATHERS (1987)
Bensonhurst Blues-OSCAR BENTON (OST Pour La Peau D'un Flic, 1981)
Burning Down The House-TALKING HEADS (LP Speaking In Tongues, 1983)
Careless Whisper-GEORGE MICHAEL (1984)
Did Ye Get Healed?-VAN MORRISON (LP Poetic Champions Compose, 1987)
Emotional Rescue-THE ROLLING STONES (LP Emotional Rescue, 1980)
Everyday Now-TEXAS (LP Southside, 1989)Έντονα
Father Figure-GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Faith, 1987)
Give It Up-KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND (LP All In A Nights Work, 1982)
Glory Of Love-PETER CETERA (OST Karate Kid II, 1986)
Guilty-BARBRA STREISAND & BARRY GIBB (LP Guilty, 1980)
Have I Told You Lately-VAN MORRISON (LP Avalon Sunset, 1989), ROD STEWART (LP Vagabond Heart, 1991)
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother-BILL MEDLEY (OST Rambo III, 1988)
Heart (Stop Beating In Time)-LEO SAYER (LP World Radio, 1982)
Hey Nineteen-STEELY DAN (LP Gaucho, 1981)
Higher Love-STEVE WINWOOD (LP Back In The High Life, 1986)
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You-MICHAEL BOLTON (LP Soul Provider, 1989)
Hurts To Be In Love-GINO VANNELLI (LP Black Cars, 1985)
I Can Dream About You-DAN HARTMAN (OST Streets Of Fire, 1984)
I Can Only Give You Everything-GERARD JOLING (LP Love Is In Your Eyes, 1985)
I Can't Go For That-HALL & OATES (LP Private Eyes, 1981)
I Didn't Mean To Turn You On-ROBERT PALMER (LP Riptide, 1985)
(I've Had) The Time Of My Life-BILL MEDLEY & JENNIFER WARNES (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
I Keep Forgettin'-MICHAEL McDONALD (1982)
I Should Have Known Better-JIM DIAMOND (1984 / LP Double Crossed, 1985)
I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out-CYBILL SHEPHERD (OST Moonlighting, 1987)
I'll Always Love You-TAYLOR DAYNE (LP Tell It To My Heart, 1988)
I'll Be Over You-TOTO (LP Fahrenheit, 1986)
I Wanna Be Where You Are-JOSE FELICIANO (LP Jose Feliciano, 1981)
I Want To Know What Love Is-FOREIGNER (LP Agent Provocateur, 1984)
I Wish It Would Rain Down-PHIL COLLINS (LP ...But Seriously, 1989)
I Won't Let You Down-Ph.D. (LP Ph.D. 1981)
If Leaving Me Is Easy-PHIL COLLINS (LP Face Value, 1981)
Into The Night-BENNY MARDONES (LP Never Run, Never Hide, 1980)
Kiss On My List-HALL & OATES (LP Voices, 1980)
Lady, Lady, Lady-JOE ESPOSITO (OST Flashdance, 1983)
Last Night A DJ Saved My Life-INDEEP (LP Last Night... 1982)
Look What You've Done To Me-BOZ SCAGGS (OST Urban Cowboy, 1980)
(Love Is Just) The Game-PETER BROWN (LP Snap, 1984)
Love Makes The World Go Round-BRUCE WILLIS (LP If It Don't Kill You, It Just Makes You Stronger, 1989)
The Lover In Me-SHEENA EASTON (The Lover In Me, 1988)
Loving You Is Sweater Than Ever-NICK KAMEN (LP Nick Kamen, 1987)
Mademoiselle Chante Le Blues-PATRICIA KAAS (LP Madamoiselle Chante... 1987)
Maneater-HALL & OATES (LP H2O, 1982)
Never Gonna Give You Up-RICK ASTLEY (LP Whenever You Need Somebody, 1987)
Never Gonna Let You Go-SERGIO MENDES featuring JOE PIZZULO & LEZA MILLER (1983)
The Nightfly-DONALD FAGEN (LP The Nightfly, 1982)
One More Night-PHIL COLLINS (LP No Jacket Required, 1985)
One On One-HALL & OATES (LP H2O, 1982)
Ooo La la La-TEENA MARIE (LP Naked To The World, 1988)
Out Of Touch-HALL & OATES (LP Big Bam Boom, 1984)
Out On A Limb-TEENA MARIE (LP Star Child, 1985)
Respect Yourself-BRUCE WILLIS (LP The Return Of Bruno, 1987)
Right Here Waiting-RICHARD MARX (LP Repeat Offender, 1989)
Roll With It-STEVE WINWOOD (LP Roll With It, 1988)
Sledgehammer-PETER GABRIEL (LP So, 1985)
Someone Like You-VAN MORRISON (LP Poetic Champions Compose, 1987)
Spice Of Life-THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER (LP Bodies & Souls, 1983)
Stop-SAM BROWN (LP Stop! 1988)
Sugar Don't Bite-SAM HARRIS (LP Sam Harris, 1984)
Sugar Walls-SHEENA EASTON (LP A Private Heaven, 1984)
Sweet Freedom-MICHAEL McDONALD (OST Running Scared, 1986)
Tell It To My Heart-TAYLOR DAYNE (1987 / LP Tell It To My Heart, 1988)
They Only Come Out At Night-PETER BROWN (LP Snap, 1984)
Together Forever-RICK ASTLEY (LP Whenever You Need Somebody, 1987)
Town Called Malice-THE JAM (LP Gift, 1982)
Tuff Enuff-THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (LP Tuff Enuff, 1986)
Under The Boardwalk-BRUCE WILLIS (LP The Return Of Bruno, 1987)
Up Where We Belong-JOE COCKER & JENNIFER WARNES (OST An Officer & A Gentleman, 1982)
Valerie-STEVE WINWOOD (LP Talking Back To The Night, 1982)
What Kind Of Fool-BARBRA STREISAND (LP Guilty, 1980)
When I Fall In Love-RICK ASTLEY (LP Whenever You Need Somebody, 1987)
White Horse-LAID BACK (LP Keep Smiling, 1983)
Who's Crying Now-JOURNEY (LP Escape, 1981)
Wrap It Up-THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS (LP Tuff Enuff, 1986)
The Way To Your Heart-SOULSISTER (LP It Takes Two, 1988)
You Are In My System-ROBERT PALMER (LP Pride, 1983)
You Are My Love-MINA (1985)
You're A Friend Of Mine-CLARENCE CLEMONS & JACKSON BROWNE (LP Hero, 1985)
You Can't Hurry Love-PHIL COLLINS (LP Hello, I Must Be Going, 1982)
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)-JIMMY SOMERVILLE (1989)
You Wouldn't Know Love-MICHAEL BOLTON (LP Soul Provider, 1989)

British pop groups of the 80s, per artist
(Ok, surely this is a big list but you'll know what I mean, if you take some time to check it out)

ABC-When Smokey Sings (LP Alphabet City, 1987)
ART OF NOISE featuring TOM JONES-Kiss (1988)
AZTEC CAMERA-Deep And Wide And Tall (LP Love, 1987)
AZTEC CAMERA-How Men Are (LP Love, 1987)
AZTEC CAMERA-Working In A Goldmine (LP Love, 1987)
BLOW MONKEYS, THE-Digging Your Scene (LP Animal Magic, 1986)
BLOW MONKEYS, THE-It Doesn't Have To Be This Way (LP She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter, 1987)
BLOW MONKEYS, THE-Out With Her (LP She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter, 1987)
BLOW MONKEYS-This Is Your Life (1988 /LP Whoops, There Goes The Neighbourhood,1989)
BLOW MONKEYS-Wait (LP Whoops, There Goes The Neighbourhood, 1989 / feat. Kym Mazelle)
BLOW MONKEYS-You Don't Own Me (OST Dirty Dancing, 1987)
BLUE RONDO-Slipping Into Daylight (LP Bee Knees & Chickin Elbows, 1984)
BLUE ZONE-Thinking About His Baby (LP Big Thing, 1988)
BREATHE-All That Jazz (LP All That Jazz, 1988)
BREATHE-Hands To Heaven (LP All That Jazz, 1988)
BREATHE-How Can I Fall (LP All That Jazz, 1988)
BREATHE-Don't Tell Me Lies (LP All That Jazz, 1988)
BREATHE-Jonah (1987 / LP All That Jazz, 1988)
BRONSKI BEAT & MARC ALMOND-I Feel Love (LP The Age Of Consent, 1984)
BRONSKI BEAT-It Ain't Necessarily So (LP The Age Of Consent, 1984)
BRONSKI BEAT-Smalltown Boy (LP The Age Of Consent, 1984)
BRONSKI BEAT-Why (LP The Age Of Consent, 1984)
BROS-Cat Among The Pigeons (LP Push, 1988)
BROS-Drop The Boy (LP Push, 1988)
BROS-I Owe You Nothing (LP Push, 1988)
BROS-When Will I Be Famous (LP Push, 1988)
BROTHER BEYOND-Chain-Gang Smile (LP Get Even, 1988)
BROTHER BEYOND-The Harder I Try (LP Get Even, 1988)
COMMUNARDS, THE-Don't Leave Me This Way (LP Communards, 1986 / feat. Sarah Jane Morris)
COMMUNARDS, THE-Hold On Tight (LP Red, 1987)
COMMUNARDS, THE-Never Can Say Goodbye (LP Red, 1987)
COMMUNARDS, THE-So Cold The Night (LP Communards, 1986)
COMMUNARDS, THE-There's More To Love (1987)
COMMUNARDS, THE-Tomorrow (LP Red, 1987)
COMMUNARDS, THE-You Are My World (1985 / LP Communards, 1986)
CULTURE CLUB-Church Of The Poisoned Mind (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-Do You Really Want To Hurt Me (LP Kisssing To Be Clever, 1982)
CULTURE CLUB-Karma Chameleon (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-I'll Tumble For Ya (LP Kisssing To Be Clever, 1982)
CULTURE CLUB-It's A Miracle (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-Love Is Love (OST Electric Dreams, 1984)
CULTURE CLUB-Miss Me Blind (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-Mister Man (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-Move Away (LP From Luxury To Heartache, 1986)
CULTURE CLUB-Stormkeeper (LP Colour By Numbers, 1983)
CULTURE CLUB-Time (Clock Of The Heart) (1982)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Red Lights (LP Keep Your Distance, 1987)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Down To Earth (LP Keep Your Distance, 1987)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-First Place (LP Getahead, 1989)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Free (LP Keep Your Distance, 1987)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Misfit (LP Keep Your Distance, 1987)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Name And Number (LP Getahead, 1989)
CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT-Ordinary Day (LP Keep Your Distance, 1987)
DANNY WILSON-Davy (1987 / LP Meet Danny Wilson, 1988)
DANNY WILSON-If You Really Love Me (Let Me Go) (LP Bebop Moptop, 1989)
DANNY WILSON-Mary's Prayer (1987 / LP Meet Danny Wilson, 1988)
DANNY WILSON-Never Gonna Be The Same (LP Bebop Moptop, 1989)
DANNY WILSON-The Second Summer Of Love (LP Bebop Moptop, 1989)
DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS-Geno (LP Searching For The Young Soul Rebels, 1980)
DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS-Come On Eileen (LP Too-Rye-Ay, 1982)
EURYTHMICS-Better To Have Lost In Love (Than Never To Have Loved At All) (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)
EURYTHMICS-Don't Ask Me Why (LP We Too Are One, 1989)
EURYTHMICS-Here Comes The Rain Again (LP Touch, 1983)
EURYTHMICS-I Need A Man (LP Savage, 1987)
EURYTHMICS-It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back) (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)
EURYTHMICS-Love Is A Stranger (LP Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This), 1983)
EURYTHMICS-The Miracle Of Love (LP Revenge, 1986)
EURYTHMICS-Missionary Man (LP Revenge, 1986)
EURYTHMICS-Revival (LP We Too Are One, 1989)
EURYTHMICS-Shame (LP Savage, 1987)
EURYTHMICS-Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) (LP Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This), 1983)
EURYTHMICS-There Must Be An Angel (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985 / featuring Stevie Wonder on harmonica)
EURYTHMICS-Thorn In My Side (LP Revenge, 1986)
EURYTHMICS-When Tomorrow Comes (LP Revenge, 1986)
EURYTHMICS-Who's That Girl (LP Touch, 1983)
EURYTHMICS-Would I Lie To You? (LP Be Yourself Tonight, 1985)
EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL-Each And Everyone (LP Eden, 1984)
EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL-I Don't Want To Talk About It (LP Idlewild, 1988)
EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL-Shoot Me Down (LP Love Not Money, 1985)
FUN BOY THREE-Summertime (1982)
GO WEST-King Of Wishful Thinking (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
GO WEST-We Close Our Eyes (LP Go West, 1985)
HALO JAMES-Could Have Told You So (1989)
HEAVEN 17-Temptation (LP Luxury Gap, 1983)
HIPSWAY-Ask The Lord (1985 / LP Hipsway, 1986)
HIPSWAY-Honey Thief (LP Hipsway, 1986)
HOUSEMARTINS, THE-Caravan Of Love (1986)
HOUSEMARTINS, THE-Think For A Minute (LP London O Hull 4, 1986)
HUE & CRY-Labour Of Love (LP Seduced & Abandoned, 1987)
HUE & CRY-Looking For Linda (LP Remote, 1988)
HUMAN LEAGUE-Human (LP Crash, 1986)
KANE GANG, THE-Closest Thing To Heaven (LP The Bad & Lowdown World Of... 1984)
LEVEL 42-Leaving Me Now (LP World Machine, 1985)
LEVEL 42-Love Games (LP Level 42, 1981)
LEVEL 42-The Sun Goes Down (LIving It Up) (LP Standing In The Light, 1983)
LOVE AND MONEY-Hallelujah Man (LP Strange Kind Of Love, 1988)
LOVE AND MONEY-River Of People (LP All You Need Is Love And Money, 1986)
MAISONETTES, THE-Heartache Avenue (1982)
MATT BIANCO-Half A Minute (LP Whose Side Are You On, 1984)
MATT BIANCO-I Just Can't Stand It (LP Matt Bianco, 1986)
MATT BIANCO-More Than I Can Bear (LP Whose Side Are You On, 1984)
MOYET, ALISON-All Cried Out (LP Alf, 1984)
MOYET, ALISON-Invisible (LP Alf, 1984)
MOYET, ALISON-Is This Love? (1986 / LP Raindancing, 1987)
MOYET, ALISON-Love Resurrection (LP Alf, 1984)
MOYET, ALISON-That Ole Devil Called Love (1985)
MOYET, ALISON-Weak In The Presence Of Beauty (LP Raindancing, 1987)
PREFAB SPROUT-I Remember That (LP From Langley Park To Memphis, 1988)
SCRITTI POLITTI-Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy) (LP Provision, 1988 / featuring Miles Davis on trumpet)
SCRITTI POLITTI-Perfect Way (LP Cupid & Psyche '85, 1985)
SCRITTI POLITTI-The Sweetest Girl (1981 / LP Songs To Remember, 1982)
SCRITTI POLITTI-Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin) (1984 / LP Cupid & Psyche '85, 1985)
SHAKATAK-City Rhythm (LP City Rhythm, 1985)
SHAKATAK-Dark Is The Night (LP Out Of This World, 1983)
SHAKATAK-Day By Day (LP City Rhythm, 1985 / featuring Al Jarreau)
SHAKATAK-Down On The Street (LP Down On The Street, 1984)
SHAKATAK-Don't Blame It On Love (LP Down On The Street, 1984)
SHAKATAK-Easier Said Than Done (1981 / LP Night Birds, 1982)
SHAKATAK-Invitations (LP Invitations, 1982)
SHAKATAK-Mr Manic & Sister Cool (1987 / LP Manic & Cool, 1988)
SHAKATAK-Night Birds (LP Night Birds, 1982)
SHAKATAK-Out Of This World (LP Out Of This World, 1983)
SHAKATAK-Watching You (LP Down On The Street, 1984)
SIMPLY RED-A New Flame (LP A New Flame, 1989)
SIMPLY RED-Come To My Aid (LP Picture Book, 1985)
SIMPLY RED-Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (LP Men & Women, 1987)
SIMPLY RED-Holding Back The Years (LP Picture Book, 1985)
SIMPLY RED-I Won't Feel Bad (LP Men & Women, 1987)
SIMPLY RED-If You Don't Know Me By Now (LP A New Flame, 1989)
SIMPLY RED-It's Only Love (LP A New Flame, 1989)
SIMPLY RED-Jericho (LP Picture Book, 1985)
SIMPLY RED-Money's Too Tight To Mention (LP Picture Book, 1985)
SIMPLY RED-Open Up The Red Box (LP Picture Book, 1985)
SIMPLY RED-The Right Thing (LP Men & Women, 1987)
SIMPLY RED-Turn It Up (LP A New Flame, 1989)
SIMPLY RED-You've Got It (LP A New Flame, 1989)
SPANDAU BALLET-Gold (LP True, 1983)
SPANDAU BALLET-True (LP True, 1983)
STANSFIELD, LISA-All Around The World (LP Affection, 1989)
STYLE COUNCIL-Blue Cafe (LP Cafe Bleu, 1984)
STYLE COUNCIL-Boy Who Cried Wolf (LP Our Favourite Shop, 1985)
STYLE COUNCIL-Have You Ever Had It Blue (1986)
STYLE COUNCIL-It Didn't Matter (LP The Cost Of Loving, 1987)
STYLE COUNCIL-Long Hot Summer (LP Introducing: The Style Council, 1983)
STYLE COUNCIL-My Ever Changing Moods (LP Cafe Bleu, 1984)
STYLE COUNCIL-Shout To The Top (1984 / LP Our Favourite Shop, 1985)
STYLE COUNCIL-Walls Come Tumbling Down (LP Our Favourite Shop, 1985)
STYLE COUNCIL-You're The Best Thing (LP Cafe Bleu, 1984)
SWANS WAY-Soul Train (LP The Fugitive Kind, 1984)
TEARS FOR FEARS-I Believe (LP Songs From The Big Chair, 1985)
TEARS FOR FEARS-Woman In Chains (LP The Seeds Of Love, 1989 / featuring Oleta Adams)
WET WET WET-Angel Eyes (Home & Away) (LP Popped In, Souled Out, 1987)
WET WET WET-Sweet Little Mystery (LP Popped In Souled Out, 1987)
WET WET WET-Sweet Surreneder (LP Hold Back The River, 1989)
WET WET WET-Wishing I Was Lucky (LP Popped In Souled Out, 1987)
WET WET WET-With A Little Help From My Friends (1988)
WHAM!-Bad Boys (LP Fantastic, 1983)
WHAM!-Blue (Armed With Love) (1983 / flip side on Club Tropicana)
WHAM!-The Edge Of Heaven (1986)
WHAM!-Freedom (LP Make It Big, 1984)
WHAM!-Heartbeat (LP Make It Big, 1984)
WHAM!-I'm Your Man (1985)
WHAM!-If You Were There (LP Make It Big, 1984)
WHAM!-Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (LP Make It Big, 1984)
WHAM!-Wham Rap (LP Fantastic, 1983)
WHAM!-Where Did Your Heart Go (1986)
WHAM!-Young Guns (Go For It) (LP Fantastic, 1983)
YOUNG, PAUL-Come Back & Stay (LP No Parlez, 1983)
YOUNG, PAUL-Every Time You Go Away (LP The Secret Of Association, 1985)
YOUNG, PAUL-Everything Must Change (1984 / LP The Secret Of Association, 1985)
YOUNG, PAUL-I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (1984 / LP The Secret Of Association, 1985)
YOUNG, PAUL-Love Of The Common People (LP No Parlez, 1983)
YOUNG, PAUL-Some People (LP Between Two Fires, 1986)
YOUNG, PAUL-Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) (LP No Parlez, 1983)
ZU ZU SHARKS-Eyes Of The World (1984)


The 1990s

As-GEORGE MICHAEL feat. MARY J. BLIGE (1998)
Believe-ELTON JOHN (LP Made in England, 1995)
Best Of You-KENNY THOMAS (1991)
Blow Your Mind-JAMIROQUAI (LP Emergency On Planet Earth, 1993)
Breathe Me-HORSE (The Same Sky, 1990)
Chains-TINA ARENA (LP Don't Ask, 1994)
Cowboys & Angels-GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, 1990)
Don't Wanna Fall In Love-JANE CHILD (LP Jane Child, 1990)
Fallen-LAUREN WOOD (OST Pretty Woman, 1990)
Fastlove-GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Older, 1996)
For Your Babies-SIMPLY RED (LP Stars, 1991)
Freedom 90-GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Listen Without Prejudice, 1990)
Give Me Your Love-LAMBCHOP (1998)
I'm Missing You-SARAH JANE MORRIS (1991)
I Wanna Sex You Up-COLOR ME BADD (LP C. M. B. 1991)
I Want It That Way-BACKSTREET BOYS (LP Millennium, 1999)
I Want To Spend My Lifetime Loving You-MARC ANTHONY & TINA ARENA (OST The Mask Of Zorro, 1998)
I'll Never Fall In Love Again-DEACON BLUE (EP Four Bacharach & David Songs, 1990)
I Wonder Why-CURTIS STIGERS (LP Curtis Stigers, 1991)
Jesus To A Child-GEORGE MICHAEL (LP Older, 1996)
Just Another Day-JON SECADA (LP Jon Secada, 1992)
Just Walk Away-CELINE DION (LP The Colour Of My Love, 1995)
Keep Coming Back-RICHARD MARX (LP Rush Street, 1991)
Little Bird-ANNIE LENNOX (LP Diva, 1992)
Love In Your Eyes-DAN HARTMAN (1994)
Love Is A Wonderful Thing-MICHAEL BOLTON (LP Time, Love & Tenderness, 1991)
Mercy Mercy Me / I Want You-ROBERT PALMER (LP Don't Explain, 1991)
Never Never Gonna Give You Up-SARAH JANE MORRIS (LP Heaven, 1992)
Now That The Magic Has Gone-JOE COCKER (LP Night Calls, 1991)
Obsession-DESMOND CHILD & MARIA VIDAL (LP Discipline, 1991)
Outside-GEORGE MICHAEL (1998)
Precious-ANNIE LENNOX (LP Diva, 1992)
Senza Una Donna (Without A Woman)-ZUCCHERO & PAUL YOUNG (1991)
Separate Ways-GARY MOORE (LP After Hours, 1992)
Shape Of My Heart-STING (LP Ten Summoner's Tales, 1993)
Somebody Else's Lover-TOTAL TOUCH (LP Total Touch, 1996)
Space Cowboy-JAMIROQUAI (LP The Return Of The Space Cowboy, 1994)
Stars-SIMPLY RED (LP Stars, 1991)
Sweet Thing-HORSE (The Same Sky, 1990)
Thinking About Your Love-KENNY THOMAS (1991)
Thursday's Child-DAVID BOWIE (1999)
Too Funky-GEORGE MICHAEL (1992)
Too Young To Die-JAMIROQUAI (LP Energency On Planet Earth, 1993)
Turn On, Tune In, Cop Out-FREAK POWER (1993)
Waiting In Vain-ANNIE LENNOX (LP Medusa, 1995)
When A Man Loves A Woman-MICHAEL BOLTON (LP Time, Love & Tenderness, 1991)
Why-ANNIE LENNOX (LP Diva, 1992)
Why Don't You, Why Don't I-ERIC GADD (1995)
Wild Wood-PAUL WELLER (LP Wild Wood, 1993)
You're All That Matters To Me-CURTIS STIGERS (Curtis Stigers, 1991)
You Do Something To Me-SINEAD O'CONNOR (LP Red Hot & Blue, 1990)
You Do Something To Me-PAUL WELLER (LP Stanley Road, 1995)
&
most of the songs of STEREO MC's & FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS


The 2000s

Apologize-ONEREPUBLIC (LP Dreaming Out Loud, 2007)
Back To Black-AMY WINEHOUSE (LP Back To Black, 2006)
Cry Me A River-JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (LP Justified, 2002)
Family Portrait-P!NK (LP Missundaztood, 2001)
From Sarah With Love-SARAH CONNOR (LP Green Eyed Soul, 2001)
Heavy On My Heart-ANASTACIA (LP Anastacia, 2004)
Hurt-CHRISTINA AGUILERA (LP Back To The Basics, 2006)
I'm Like A Bird-NELLY FURTADO (LP Whoa, Nelly! 2000)
Insatiable-DARREN HAYES (LP Spin, 2002)
Left Outside Alone-ANASTACIA (LP Anastacia, 2004)
Magic-ROBIN THICKE (LP Something Else, 2008)
Mercy-DUFFY (LP Rockferry, 2008)
Rain On Your Parade-DUFFY (2008)
Rehab-AMY WINEHOUSE (LP Back To Black, 2006)
Rock Your Body-JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (LP Justified, 2002)
Stepping Stone-DUFFY (LP Rockferry, 2008)
Sunday Morning-MAROON 5 (LP Songs About Jane, 2002)
Sunrise-NORAH JONES (LP Feels Like Home, 2004)
Sweet About Me-GABRIELLA CILMI (LP Lessons To Be Learned, 2008)
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'-JESSICA SIMPSON (OST The Dukes Of Hazzard, 2005)
These Words-NATASHA BEDINGFIELD (LP Unwritten, 2004)
This Is What You Are-MARIO BIONDI (LP Handful Of Soul, 2006)
This Love-MAROON 5 (LP Songs About Jane, 2002)
Too Lost In You-SUGABABES (OST Love Actually, 2003)
Turn Off The Light-NELLY FURTADO (LP Whoa, Nelly! 2000)
You Had Me-JOSS STONE (LP Mind Body & Soul, 2004)
You Know I'm No Good-AMY WINEHOUSE (LP Back To Black, 2006)


Monday, March 8, 2010

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY IN MUSIC: FEMALE NAMES IN SONGS


Female names mentioned in song titles & lyrics
(The majority of the songs presented bellow, are more or less known in Hellas)


A

Ballade Pour Adeline-RICHARD CLAYDERMAN (1977)
Aicha-KHALED (LP Sahra, 1996)
Living Next Door To Alice-SMOKIE (1976)
Aline-CHRISTOPHE (1965)
Alison-ELVIS COSTELLO (LP My Aim Is True, 1977)
Amanda-BOSTON (LP Thrid Stage, 1986)
Amelia-THE MISSION (LP Carved in Sand, 1990)
Angelia-RICHARD MARX (LP Repeat Offender, 1989)
Looking For Angeline-LOVE & MONEY (1988 / LP Dogs In The Traffic, 1991)
Angie-THE ROLLING STONES (LP Goats Head Soup, 1973)
Angie Baby-HELEN REDDY (LP Free & Easy, 1974)
Anna-LUCIO BATTISTI (LP Emozioni, 1970)
Anna-MATTHEW FISHER (LP Matthew Fisher, 1980)
Anna - Lassmichrein Lassmichraus-TRIO (1982)
Annie, I'm Not Your Daddy-KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS (LP Tropical Gangsters,1982)
Ayla-FLASH & THE PAN (LP Nights In France, 1987)


B

Barbara Ann-THE REGENTS (1961), THE BEACH BOYS (1965)
Barbie Girl-AQUA (LP Aquarium, 1997)
Belinda-EURYTHMICS (LP In The Garden, 1981)
Bernardine-PAT BOONE (1957)
Beth-KISS (LP Destroyer, 1976)
Black Betty-RAM JAM (LP Ram Jam, 1977)
Leader Of The Pack-THE SHANGRI-LAS (1964 / Betty, is that Jimmy's ring You're wearing)
Billie Jean-MICHAEL JACKSON (LP Thriller, 1982)
Bobby Jean-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born In The USA, 1984)
Stan-EMINEM feat. DIDO (The Marshall Mathers, 2000 /  I'm a name her Bonnie)
Bonny-PREFAB SPROUT (LP Steve McQueen, 1985)
Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)-LOOKING GLASS (LP Looking Glass, 1972)


C

Carly's Song-ENIGMA (OST Sliver, 1993 / the song refers to the movie character played by Sharon Stone)
Carmen-GEORGES BIZET (one of the most famous operas ever)
Oh! Carol-NEIL SEDAKA (1959)
Oh Carolina-THE FOLKES BROTHERS (1960), SHAGGY (LP Pure Pleasure, 1993)
Sweet Caroline-NEIL DIAMOND (1969)
Caroline-STATUS QUO (LP Hello! 1973)
Caroline-ROBIN TROWER (LP Passion, 1987)
Caroline Says II-LOU REED (LP Berlin, 1973)
Carrie-EUROPE (LP The Final Countdown, 1986)
Caterina-PERRY COMO (1962)
Cathy's Clown-THE EVERLY BROTHERS (1960)
Cecilia-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (LP Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970), SUGGS (LP The Lone Ranger, 1995)
Charlotte Sometimes-THE CURE (1981)
Charlotte Street-LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS (LP Rattlesnakes, 1984)
Sweet Cherie-MOVING PICTURES (LP Days Of Innocence, 1982)
Christine-SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (LP Kaleidoscope, 1980)
Taste Of Cindy-THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN (EP Some Candy Talking, 1986)
Clair-GILBERT O'SULLIVAN (LP Back To Front, 1972)
Clare-FAIRGROUND ATTRACTION (LP A First Of A Million Kisses, 1988)
Claudette-THE EVERLY BROTHERS (1958)
Cristine-MISS X (1963)


D

Tutti Frutti-LITTLE RICHARD (1955 / I got a girl named Daisy)
Daisy Jane-AMERICA (LP Hearts, 1975)
Deanna-NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (LP Tender Pray, 1988)
Disco 2000-PULP (LP Different Class, 1995 / your name is Deborah, it never suited ya)
Delilah-TOM JONES (1968)
Hey There Delilah - PLAIN WHITE T'S (2007)
Modern Day Delilah-VAN STEPHENSON (LP Righteous Anger, 1984)
Run Samson Run-NEIL SEDAKA (1960 / Delilah)
Diana-PAUL ANKA (1957)
Dirty Diana-MICHAEL JACKSON (LP Bad, 1987)
Jack & Diane-JOHN COUGAR (LP American Fool, 1982)
Oh Diane-FLEETWOOD MAC (LP Mirage, 1982)
Hello, Dolly!-LOUIS ARMSTRONG (LP Hello! Dolly, 1964)
Donna-RITCHIE VALENS (1958), LOS LOBOS (1987)
Donna-10cc (1972 / LP 10cc, 1973)
Donna Donna-JOAN BAEZ (LP Joan Baez, 1960)
Who's Holding Donna Now-DeBARGE (LP Rhythm Of The Night, 1985)


E

Edie (Ciao Baby)-THE CULT (LP Sonic Temple, 1989 / the song refers to Edie Sedgwick)
Come On Eileen-DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS & THE EMERALD EXPRESS (LP Too-Rye-Ay, 1982)
Eleanor Rigby-THE BEATLES (LP Revolver, 1966)
Elenore-THE TURTLES (1968)
Where The Wild Roses Grow-NICK CAVE feat. KYLIE MINOGUE (LP Murder Ballads, 1995 / my name is Elisa Day)
Fur Elise-LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Eloise-BARRY RYAN (1968), THE DAMNED (1986)
For Emily (Whenever I May Find Her)-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (LP Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme, 1966)
See Emily Play-PINK FLOYD (The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, 1967)
Thank You-PALE FOUNTAINS (1982 / Emily Is Just A Name To Say)
Emma-HOT CHOCOLATE (LP Cicero Park, 1974)
Emmalene (That's No Lie)-ERROL BROWN (LP Secret Rendezvous, 1992)
Emmanuelle-PIERRE BACHELET (OST Emmanuelle, 1974)
Erika-HERMS NIEL (Famous -although haunting- German marching song, 1939)
Evangeline-THE ICICLE WORKS (LP If You Want To Defeat... 1987)
Adam & Eve-PAUL ANKA (1960)


F

Francoise-THE VIKINGS (1967)


G

Gabrielle-PAUL ROLAND (LP Danse Macabre, 1987)
It's My Life-BON JOVI (LP Crush, 2000 / Tommy & Gina)
Livin' On A Prayer-BON JOVI (LP Slippery When Wet, 1986 / Tommy & Gina)
Glendora-PERRY COMO (1956)
Gloria-THEM (1964), THE DOORS (LP Alive She Cried, 1983)
Gloria-UMBERTO TOZZI (1979), LAURA BRANIGAN (LP Branigan, 1982)
Gloria-MANDO DIAO (LP Give Me Fire! 2009)
Gloria-U2 (1981)
Grace-SUPERGRASS (LP Life On Other Planets, 2002)


H

Hanna Hanna-CHINA CRISIS (LP Working With Fire And Steel / Possible Pop Songs Vol. 2,1983)
Heidi-GITTI & ERICA (1977)


I

A Casa D'Irene-NICO FIDENCO (1964)
Iris - THE GOO GOO DOLLS (OST City Of Angels, 1998)


J

Jackie Don't Go-SURVIVOR (LP Caught In The Game, 1983)
Jamie-RAY PARKER Jr. (1984)
Famous Blue Raincoat-LEONARD COHEN (1970 / Jane)
Baby Jane-ROD STEWART (LP Body Wishes, 1983)
Jane-CENTURY (LP And Soul It Goes, 1986)
Sweet Jane-THE VELVET UNDERGROUND (LP Loaded, 1970)
The Diary Of Jane-BREAKING BENJAMIN (LP Phobia, 2006)
Janet-COMMODORES (LP Nightshift, 1985)
Janie's Got A Gun-AEROSMITH (LP Pump, 1989)
Blue Jean-DAVID BOWIE (LP Tonight, 1984)
Daydream Believer-THE MONKEES (1967 / cheer up sleepy Jean)
Forever J-TERRY HALL (LP Home, 1994 / about his then wife Jeanette)
Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie-EDDIE COCHRAN (1960)
Jeanny Part I-FALCO (LP Falco 3, 1985)
Jennifer Juniper-DONOVAN (LP The Hurdy Gurdy Man, 1967 / the song refers to Jennifer Boyd)
Driver's Seat-SNIFF 'N' THE TEARS (LP Fickle Heart, 1978 / Jenny was sweet)
867-5309 / Jenny-TOMMY TUTONE (LP Tommy Tutone 2, 1982)
Jezebel-FRANKIE LAINE (1951), HERMAN'S HERMITS (1967)
Close To You-MAXI PRIEST (1990 / She was a Jezebel, this Brixton queen)
Jack & Jill-RAYDIO (1978)
A Woman Needs Love-RAY PARKER Jr. (1981 / by the time poor Jack returned up the hill, somebody else had been lovin' Jill)
The Boys Light Up-AUSTRALIAN CRAWL (1981 / Let me tell you bout my mountain home where all the ladies names are Joan)
Joanna-KOOL & THE GANG (1983)
Joanna-SCOTT WALKER (1968)
Jocelyn Square-LOVE & MONEY (LP Strange Kind Of Love, 1988)
Jody-AMERICA (LP View From The Ground, 1982)
Jolene-DOLLY PARTON (1973), STRAWBERRY SWITCHBLADE (1985)
Josephine-CHRIS REA (LP Shamrock Diaries, 1985)
Paris Latino-BANDOLERO (1983 / Josephine)
Josie-STEELY DAN (LP Aja, 1977)
Julia-PAVLOV'S DOG (LP Pampered Menial, 1975)
Oh Julie-SHAKIN' STEVENS (1981 / LP Give Me Your Heart Tonight, 1982), BARRY MANILOW (1982)
Julie (Dzuli)-DANIEL (Yugoslavia's song entry in the Eurovision Song Contest, 1983)
Juliet-ROBIN GIBB (LP How Old Are You? 1983)
Romeo & Juliet-DIRE STRAITS (1980)


K

Karen-THE GO-BETWEENS (1978)
My Hometown-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born In The USA, 1984 / Kate)
Kathy's Gone-ROBIN GIBB (LP How Old Are You? 1983)
Kayleigh-MARILLION (LP Misplaced Childhood, 1985)
Kelly Watch The Stars-AIR (LP Moon Safari, 1998)


L

Lalena-DONOVAN (1968), DEEP PURPLE (LP Deep Purple, 1969)
Tell Laura I Love Her-RAY PETERSON (1960), RICKY VALANCE (1960)
Think Of Laura-CHRISTOPHER CROSS (LP Another Page, 1983)
Laura-NICK HEYWARD (LP North Of A Miracle, 1983)
Laura Non C'e-NEK (LP Lei, Gli Amici E Tutto Il Resto, 1997)
Lauren Caught My Eye-THE CRASH (2001)
Layla-DEREK & THE DOMINOS (LP Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs, 1970)
Lavinia-THE VEILS (LP The Runaway Found, 2004 / also: Lucia)
All For Leyna-BILLY JOEL (LP Glass Houses, 1980)
Lili Marleen-LALE ANDERSEN (1939)
Pictures Of Lily-THE WHO (1967 / LP The Magic Bus, 1968)
Lily Was Here-DAVID A. STEWART feat. CANDY DULFER (OST Da Kassiere, 1990)
Looking For Linda-HUE & CRY (LP Remote, 1988)
Mona Lisa-NAT KING COLE (OST Captain Carey, USA, 1950)
Smooth-SANTANA feat. ROB THOMAS (LP Supernatural, 1999 / my Spanish Harlem Mona Lisa)
Sad Lisa-CAT STEVENS (LP Tea For The Tillerman, 1970)
Lola-THE KINKS (LP Lola Versus Powerman & The Moneygoround - Part One, 1970)
Copacabana (At The Copa)-BARRY MANILOW (LP Even Now, 1978 / Her name was Lola, she was a show girl)
My Heart Belongs To Daddy-MARILYN MONROE (OST Let's Make Love, 1960 / my name is Lolita)
Loreen-SANDRA (LP Mirrors, 1986)
Oh Lori-ALESSI (LP Alessi, 1977)
Louise-THE HUMAN LEAGUE (LP Hysteria, 1984)
Footloose-KENNY LOGGINS (1984 / Please, Louise pull me off'a my knees)
I'll Meet You At Midnight-SMOKIE (LP Midnight Cafe, 1976 / Jean-Claude's a student at the Universite, Louise-Marie is just a world away)
Per Lucia-RICCARDO FOGLI (Eurovision Song Contest entry for Italy, 1983)
Lucille-LITTLE RICHARD (1957)
Lucretia My Reflection-THE SISTERS OF MERCY (LP Floodland, 1987)
Long Train Runnin'-THE DOOBIE BROTHERS (LP The Captain & Me, 1973 /  know I saw Miss Lucy down along the tracks, she lost her home and family and she won't beback)
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds-THE BEATLES (LP Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, 1967)


M

Macarena-LOS DEL RIO (1995)
Madonna's Eyes-JENNIFER RUSH (LP Jennifer Rush, 1984), JAYNE COLLINS (1985)
Maggie May-ROD STEWART (LP Every Picture Tells A Story, 1971)
Mandy-BARRY MANILOW (LP Barry Manilow II, 1974), WESTLIFE (LP Turnaround, 2003)
Margo's Waltz-LLOYD COLE (LP Don't Get Weird On Me Babe, 1991)
Marguerita-ELVIS PRESLEY (OST Fun In Acapulco, 1963)
Maria-RICHARD BEYMER dubbed by JIM BRYANT (OST West Side Story, 1961)
L'Italiano-TOTO CUTUGNO (LP L'Italiano, 1983 / buongiorno Maria)
Maria-MEN AT WORK (LP Two Hearts, 1985)
Maria-BLONDIE (LP No Exit, 1999)
Maria Elena-LOS INDIOS TABAJARAS (1963)
Mamma Maria-RICCHI & POVERI (1982 / LP Made In Italy, 1983)
Maria Magdalena-SANDRA (LP The Long Play, 1985)
Maria Maria-SANTANA feat. THE PRODUCT G&B (LP Supernatural, 1999)
Beautiful Maria Of My Soul-LOS LOBOS /ANTONIO BANDERAS (OST Mambo Kings, 1992)
More Than A Feeling-BOSTON (LP Boston, 1976 / I see my Marianne walking away)
Marie, Marie-SHAKIN' STEVENS (1980)
Marina-ROCCO GRANATA (1959), DALIDA (1959)
Marlene On The Wall-SUZANNE VEGA (LP Suzanne Vega, 1985 / the song refers to Marlene Dietrich)
Martha's Harbour-ALL ABOUT EVE (LP All About Eve, 1988)
Mary Had A Litle Lamb-THOMAS EDISON (1877), WINGS (1972)
Mary, Mary-THE MOKEES (1966), RUN DMC (LP Tougher Than Leather, 1988)
Goodbye Stranger-SUPERTRAMP (LP Breakfast In America, 1979 / goodbye Mary, goodbye Jane)
Green Green Grass Of Home-TOM JONES (1966 / Down the road I look & there runs Mary)
Hazard-RICHARD MARX (LP Rush Street, 1991 / No one understood what I felt for Mary)
Proud Mary-CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (LP Bayou Country, 1969)
Johnny & Mary-ROBERT PALMER (LP Clues, 1980)
Mary-SUPERGRASS (LP Supergrass, 1999)
Mary's Prayer-DANNY WILSON (LP Meet Danny Wilson, 1987)
There's Something About Mary-JONATHAN RICHMAN (OST There's Something About Mary, 1998)
Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne-LOOKING GLASS (LP Subway Serenade, 1973), JOSIE COTTON (1984)
Mary Jane's Last Dance-TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS (1993)
Hello Mary Lou-RICKY NELSON (1961)
Mathilda-HARRY BELAFONTE (1953)
Maureen-SADE (LP Promise, 1985)
Maybellene-CHUCK BERRY (1955)
Could It Be Magic-BARRY MANILOW (1973 / Melissa)
Michele-GERARD LENORMAN  (1976)
Michelle-THE BEATLES (LP Rubber Soul, 1965)
Minnie The Moocher-CAB CALLOWAY (1931)
Mishale-ANDRU DONALDS (LP Andru Donalds, 1994)
Good Golly, Miss Molly-LITTLE RICHARD (1958)
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da-THE BEATLES (LP The Beatles, 1968 /Desmond & Molly), MARMALADE (1968)
Monika-ISLAND (Eurovision Song Contest entry for Cyprus, 1981)
Walking In Memphis - MARC COHN (1991 / Muriel)


N

Nancy-MARTIN STEPHENSON & THE DAINTEES (LP Gladsome, Humour & Blue, 1988)
Knocking At Your Back Door-DEEP PURPLE (LP Perfect Strangers, 1984 / Sweet Nancy was so fancy... also see: Lucy)
Natalie-STEPHEN "TIN TIN" DUFFY (LP Music In Colors, 1993)
Nikita-ELTON JOHN (LP Ice On Fire, 1985)


P

Pamela-TOTO (LP The Seventh One, 1988)
Pandora's Box-PROCOL HARUM (LP Procol's Ninth, 1975)
Patricia-PEREZ PRADO (1958, instrumental)
Young Turks-ROD STEWART (LP Tonight I'm Yours, 1981 / Billy & Patti)
Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)-SCRITTI POLITTI (LP Provision, 1988)
Hey Paula-PAUL & PAULA (1962)
Some Velvet Morning-NANCY SINATRA & LEE HAZLEWOOD (1968 /  I'm gonna open up your gate And maybe tell you 'bout Phaedra... Phaedra is my name)
Peg-STEELY DAN (LP Aja, 1977)
Peggy Sue-BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETS (1957)
Dear Prudence-THE BEATLES (LP The Beatles, 1968), SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES (LP Hyaena, 1983)


R

Rebecca-CHAKACHAS (1959)
Walk Away Renee-THE LEFT BANKE (1966), THE FOUR TOPS (1967)
Rhiannon-FLEETWOOD MAC (LP Fleetwood Mac, 1976)
Rio-DURAN DURAN (LP Rio, 1982)
Roni-BOBBY BROWN (LP Don't Be Cruel, 1988)
Go Rosa-SANDY ROGERS (OST Fool For Love, 1986)
Rosanna-TOTO (LP Toto IV, 1982 / song refers to Rosanna Arquette)
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)-EDISON LIGHTHOUSE (1970)
Rosetta-GEORGIE FAME & ALAN PRICE (1971)
Roxanne-THE POLICE (LP Outlandos D'Amour, 1978)
Ruby-RAY CHARLES (1960 / LP Dedicated To You, 1961)
Ruby Baby-THE DRIFTERS (1956), DONALD FAGEN (LP The Nightfly, 1982)
Ruby Tuesday-THE ROLLING STONES (LP Between The Buttons, 1967)
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town-KENNY ROGERS & THE FIRST EDITION (1969)
Rubylove - CAT STEVENS (LP Teaser & The Firecat, 1971)


S

Baba O'Riley-THE WHO (1971 / Sally Take My hand)
Long Tall Sally-LITTLE RICHARD (1956)
Mustang Sally-MACK RICE (1965), WILSON PICKETT (1966)
Living Next Door To Alice-SMOKIE (1976 / Sally)
Sally-SADE (LP Diamond Life, 1984)
Sandrina-DREAMER & THE FULL MOON (1984)
Sandy-JOHN TRAVOLTA (OST Grease, 1978)
Sara-FLEETWOOD MAC (LP Tusk,1979)
Sara-STARSHIP (LP Knee Deep In The Hoopla, 1985)
Sara-YASUHIRO KOBAYASHI
Sara Smile-HALL & OATES (LP Daryl Hall & John Oates, 1975)
From Sarah With Love-SARAH CONNOR (2001)
Shannon's Eyes-GIORGIO MORODER & PAUL ENGEMANN (1985)
My Sharona-THE KNACK (LP Get The Knack, 1979)
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker-THE RAMONES (LP Rocket To Russia, 1977)
Oh Sheila-READY FOR THE WORLD (LP Ready For The World, 1985)
Shirley-JOHN FRED & THE PLAYBOYS (1958), SHAKIN' STEVENS (LP Give Me Your Heart Tonight, 1982)
1973 - JAMES BLUNT (LP All The Lost Souls, 2007 / Simona
Runaround Sue-DION (1961), LEIF GARRETT (1977)
My Name Is Not Susan-WHITNEY HOUSTON (LP I'm Your Baby Tonight, 1990)
Susanna (Dutch version: Suzanne)-THE ART COMPANY /Dutch Name: VOF DE KUNST (1984)
Susie Q-DALE HAWKINS (1957), CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (1968)
Wake Up Little Susie-THE EVERLY BROTHERS (1957)
Wondeful Life-HURTS (2009 / Susie)
Suzanne-LEONARD COHEN (LP Songs Of Leonard Cohen, 1967)
I Love You, Suzanne-LOU REED (LP New Sensations, 1984)
Sylvia's Mother-DR. HOOK & THE MEDICINE SHOW (LP Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show,1972)


T

Tammy-DEBBIE REYNOLDS (1957)
Tracie-LEVEL 42 (LP Staring At The Sun, 1988)


V

Valerie-STEVE WINWOOD (LP talking Back To The Night, 1982)
Valerie-THE ZUTONS (LP Tired Of Hanging Around, 2006), MARK RONSON feat. AMY WINEHOUSE (LP Version, 2007)
Venus-FRANKIE AVALON (1959)
Venus-SHOCKING BLUE (LP At Home, 1969), BANANARAMA (LP True Confessions, 1986)
When Vera Was Here-BIG SLEEP (LP Everything Falls Into Place, 1991)
Veronica-ELVIS COSTELLO (LP Spike, 1989)
Victoria-THE KINKS (LP Arthur [Or the Decline And Fall Of The British Empire], 1969), THE FALL (LP The Frenz Experiment, 1988)
Only The Good Die Young-BILLY JOEL (1977 / Virginia)



W

Born To Run - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (LP Born To Run, 1975 / Wendy)


Y

Donde Estas, Yolanda?-PINK MARTINI (LP Sympatique, 2000)


VARIOUS

Around The Way Girl-LL COOL J (LP Mama Said Knock You Out, 1990 / Lisa, Angela, Pamela, Renee)

Games Without Frontiers-PETER GABRIEL (LP Peter Gabriel 3, 1980 / Hans, Lotte,Jane, Willi, Suki, Leo, Sacha, Britt, Adolf, Enrico)

Mambo No. 5-LOU BEGA (LP A Little Bit Of Mambo, 1999 / Angela, Pamela, Sandra, Rita, Monica, Erica, Tina, Mary, Jessica)

Song For Whoever-THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH (LP Welcome To The Beautiful South, 1989 /Shirley, Deborah, Julie, Jane, Jennifer, Alison, Phillipa, Sue, Annabel)

also not to be missed, allegedly female names:

Candy-IGGY POP feat. KATE PIERSON (LP Brick By Brick, 1990)
Candy-ASH (LP Free All Angels, 2001)
99-TOTO (LP Hydra, 1979)


Hellenic songs referring to female names

Αεροπλάνο-ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΚΑΖΟΥΛΗΣ (1992 / Άννα, δεν ήμουνα εγώ γι' αεροπλάνα)
Άννα-2002 GR (1982)
Άννα-ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΚΑΡΑΛΉΣ (1979)
Άννα-ΛΑΥΡΕΝΤΗΣ ΜΑΧΑΙΡΙΤΣΑΣ (LP Έτσι Δραπετεύω Απ' Τις Παρέες, 1999)
Ένα Πρωϊνό (Αναμπέλ)-ΜΑΡΙΑ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΑΔΗ (1968)
Αννούλα Του Χιονιά-ΑΝΤΩΝΗΣ ΚΑΛΟΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ (1984)
Δέσποινα-ΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΡΒΕΛΑΣ (1986)
Δημητρούλα Μου-ΧΑΡΟΥΛΑ ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ (1975)
Ελένη-ΑΝΝΑ ΒΙΣΣΗ (LP Ρε, 1994)
Το Ζεϊμπέκικο Της Ευδοκίας-ΜΑΝΟΣ ΛΟΙΖΟΣ (OST Ευδοκία, 1971)
Αχ Ευλαμπία-ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΓΙΟΚΑΡΙΝΗΣ (1984)
Και Που Λες Ευτυχία-ΑΝΤΩΝΗΣ ΚΑΛΟΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ (1985)
Σέξι Θεία Λόλα-ΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΡΒΕΛΑΣ (1989)
Κατερίνα Κατερινάκι-ΠΑΣΧΑΛΗΣ (1987)
Πάμε Για Ύπνο, Κατερίνα-ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ ΠΟΥΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ (1972)
Ρίνα Κατερίνα-ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΜΠΙΓΑΛΗΣ (1989)
Η Λίζα Και Η Κορνίζα-ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΑΣ (1991)
Κοπακαμπάνα-ΠΑΣΧΆΛΗΣ (1978 / η Λόλα η Αμερικάνα)
Λόλα-ΠΑΣΧΆΛΗΣ (1972)
Είμαι Η Μαίρη-ΜΑΡΙΝΕΛΛΑ (1986)
Μια Μέρα Μιας Μαίρης (Είμαι Η Μαίρη Παναγιωταρά)-ΛΟΥΚΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΗΛΑΗΔΟΝΗΣ featuring ΑΦΡΟΔΙΤΗ ΜΑΝΟΥ (LP Χαμηλή Πτήση, 1982)
Η Μαλάμω-ΑΛΚΗΣΤΙΣ ΠΡΩΤΟΨΑΛΤΗ (1985)
Η Μαργαρίτα Η Μαργαρώ-ΓΡΗΓΟΡΗΣ ΜΠΙΘΙΚΩΤΣΗΣ & ΑΝΤΩΝΗΣ ΚΛΕΙΔΩΝΙΑΡΗΣ (1959)
Μαρία-ΘΕΜΗΣ ΑΔΑΜΑΝΤΙΔΗΣ (1987)
Γκαντέμης-1 ΒΗΜΑ ΜΠΡΟΣΤΑ (2007 / Μαρία, Σοφία)
Κάγκελα Παντού-ΜΟΥΣΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΕΣ (LP Κάγκελα Παντού, 1986 / Τα μπούτια σου Μαρία)
Νανά-ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ ΡΑΚΙΝΤΖΗΣ (1989)
Νάντια-ΝΙΚΟΣ ΚΑΡΒΕΛΑΣ (1992)
Το Τανγκό Της Νεφέλης-ΧΑΡΟΥΛΑ ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ (1996)
Με Λένε Πόπη-ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ ΝΤΑΛΑΡΑΣ & ΑΝΤΙΓΟΝΗ ΨΥΧΡΑΜΗ (1997 / επίσης: Καλλιόπη, Κυβέλη)
Αχ Ρίτα-ΛΟΥΚΙΑΝΟΣ ΚΗΛΑΗΔΟΝΗΣ (LP Ψυχραιμία Παιδιά, 1979)
Ρίτα Ριτάκι-ΧΑΡΗΣ & ΠΑΝΟΣ ΚΑΤΣΙΜΙΧΑΣ (1985)
Ρόζα-ΔΗΜΗΤΡΗΣ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΑΝΟΣ (LP Στου Αιώνα Την Παράγκα, 1996)
Στέλλα Σ' Αγαπάω... Τάκης-ΑΝΤΩΝΗΣ ΤΟΥΡΚΟΓΙΩΡΓΗΣ (1990)
Τζοάννα-ΠΑΣΧΑΛΗΣ (1988)
Τούλα Υποκριτούλα-ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΜΠΙΓΑΛΗΣ (LP Μικρή Μου Μέλισσα, 1993)
Φανή-ΒΑΣΙΛΗΣ ΚΑΖΟΎΛΗΣ (1987)
Batida De Coco-ΑΡΛΕΤΑ (LP Τσαϊ Γιασεμιού, 1985 / Όταν χώρισε η Φρίντα το Γιάννη)
Η Σουλτάνα Η Φωφώ-ΤΑΝΙΑ ΤΣΑΝΑΚΛΙΔΟΥ (1988)

και εκτός συναγωνισμού

Κορνηλία Η Μικρή Τσοπάνα-TSOPANA RAVE
Η Όλγα-MAGIC DE SPELL (LP Ο Φόβος Έχει Όνομα, 1997)
Σουζανα-ΜΟΥΣΙΚΕΣ ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΕΣ (LP Hardcore, 1985)


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