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davidg Metasongs, songs within songs (121* d) RE: Metasongs, songs within songs 27 Jun 01


From "END OF THE LINE" (Traveling Wilburys): "Maybe somewhere down the road when somebody plays Purple Haze."

Also, The Beatles' "GLASS ONION" mentions "O-Bla-Dee Oh-Bla-Da"(however you spell that) and makes reference to "I am the Walrus."

Which set me to thinking: is there another example of a song that refers to another song that was written by the same person? (You'd never know I majored in English) Anyhow, I can think of one other:

"SARA" by Bob Dylan:

Stayin' up for days
In the Chelsea Hotel
Writin' "Sad-Eyed Lady
Of the Lowlands" for you.

Any others?


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