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Pink Cadillac, Little Red Corvette - 5 songs with car names as titles

2019-10-22 08:44

Robin Classen

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Cars and songs have come a long way with plenty of classics being created over the years by popular artists of their respective generations.

Not many artists from today's era sing - or rap - about cars in particular but they were prevalent back in the 70's and 80's.

Timeless classics

Most of the songs featured on the list are from the period of when timeless classic cars were building up to their peak.

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'Bugatti', a song released by Ace Hood in 2013 is the most recent example of a car being referenced in a song.

Just by listening to some of these songs, you can imagine classic cars parked in rows, waiters moving around on roller skates, and people watching movies from their front seat at the local drive-in.

Here are a few examples:

1. Pink Cadillac - a 1984 track by Bruce Springsteen

2. Mercedes-Benz - a 1971 track by Janis Joplin

3. Little Red Corvette - a 1983 track by Prince

4. Mustang Sally - a 1965 track by Mack Rice

5. '49 Mercury Blues - a 2000 track by The Brian Setzer Orchestra

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