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Old 08-01-2019, 12:17 PM
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Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats names Billy and Judy.

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Old 08-01-2019, 12:28 PM
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Dio's One Night In The City names Johnny (a Dark Child) and Sally (a Princess.)

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Old 08-01-2019, 01:51 PM
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Wow over 100 posts and I get to add -
Sloppy Sue and Big Bone Billy - Rosalita(Come out tonight) - Springsteen

"They'll be coming up for air"

Which I've always misheard as Slappy Sue and Big Balls Willy
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Old 08-01-2019, 01:54 PM
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Running Bear loved little White Dove
With a love big as the sky ...
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Old 08-01-2019, 02:38 PM
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A number of popular songs from the 1890s-1910s do this:

"Willie Fitzgibbons, who used to sell ribbons
And stood up all day on his feet,
Grew very spoony for Madeline Mooney,
Who'd rather be dancing than eat..."

--"Waltz Me Around Again, Willie" (in the second verse she falls for Willie DeVere)

"On the old farmhouse veranda, there sat Silas and Miranda,
Thinking of the days gone by..."

--"Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet"

--The song "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay" mentions Sally and Von Bellow.

"Every Saturday, Willie got his pay
Then he'd call for Nell..."

--"The Bird on Nellie's Hat"

--Jimmy and Katy in "K-K-K-Katy"

--"I've Got Rings on My Fingers" features Jim O'Shea and Rose McGee

From an earlier time--anybody mentioned "Barbara Allen [and Sweet William]" or "Frankie and Johnny"? I don't think I saw them on a cursory trip through the thread...
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Old 08-02-2019, 03:06 AM
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The song Lone Ranger by Quantum Jump (has the repeated phrase Taumatawhakatangihangakoayauo-Tamateaturipukakapikimaungahoro-Nukypokaiwhenuakitanatahu-Matakuaitenakuakauamikitora) has Tonto singing of his love for the Lone Ranger.

In the lyrics Tonto refers to himself (as in 'Me Tonto) and mentions the Lone Ranger who he also calls Kimosabi.

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Old 08-02-2019, 03:11 AM
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Wig Wam Bam by UK Glam Band The Sweet refers to both Minnie Ha-Ha and Hiawatha plus Running Bear and Little White Dove.

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Old 08-02-2019, 06:25 AM
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Moved up like George and Weezie - From Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith
That is if a nickname counts.
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The Elton John song Captain Fantastic and the Dirt Brown Cowboy mentions both characters in the lyrics.

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Davy's on the Road Again by Mannfred Mann's Earth Band references Davy and also Jean.

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John Denver's Darcy Farrow references Darcy and Vendermeer.
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Old 08-02-2019, 08:08 AM
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Tevye's Dream - Tzeitel & Motel
Frank Mills - Frank Mills & Angela
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Old 08-02-2019, 09:05 AM
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Jimmy Loves Mary-Ann by Looking Glass
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Old 08-02-2019, 09:19 AM
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The Annoying Drummer Boy - Mary & Joseph
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North to Alaska - George & Jenny
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The second version of the theme from Gilligan's Island mentions Gilligan and Maryann by name.

The Nanny's theme song mentions "the Sheffield's door" and "that flashy girl from Flushing, the Nanny named Fran."
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Old 08-02-2019, 10:56 AM
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The second version of the theme from Gilligan's Island mentions Gilligan and Maryann by name.
They aren't really a couple, though. Whereas "the millionaire and his wife" are, but they're not mentioned by name.

But now I'm wondering if there are other TV theme songs that mention, by name, characters who are a couple. The Jetsons theme song does. ("Meet George Jetson... Jane, his wife.")
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Old 08-06-2019, 06:19 AM
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Someone mentioned Wig Wam Bam by Sweet. Yesterday in my Sweet playlist the following song was The Six Teens. Each verse talked about a different couple.
Julie and Johnnie, Suzie and Davey, Bobby and Billy.
(Now I am listening for couples and famous people)
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Old 08-14-2019, 11:29 AM
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I Was Jack (You Were Diane), a tribute to John Mellencamp's titular couple.
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Desmond Dekker and the Aces:

Shirt them a-tear up, trousers is gone
I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde
Po-o-o-o-or me, Israelites
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Jimmy Buffett’s “They Don’t Dance Like Carmen No More”.

IIIrd Tyme Out (bluegrass) - “John and Mary”
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On and On by Stephen Bishop. Lonesome Sue, she's in love with old Sam...
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Ahab the Arab by Ray Stevens. Ahab and Fatima.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:46 PM
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"Adam and Eve
Sitting on a rock.
Adam said 'Eve
Let me wind your clock.'"

Smiley Lewis, "I Can't Help It."
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:54 PM
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Mack the Knife is very busy:

Sukey Tawdry, Jenny Diver
Lotte Lenya, Sweet Lucy Brown
Yes, the line forms on the right, dears
Now that Mack, he's back in town
How you or some cover singer managed to turn Polly Peachum into Lotte Lenya, the wife of Kurt Weill who originally composed the song "Mack the Knife", is a mystery to me.
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Old 08-15-2019, 04:13 AM
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How you or some cover singer managed to turn Polly Peachum into Lotte Lenya, the wife of Kurt Weill who originally composed the song "Mack the Knife", is a mystery to me.
That's in Bobby Darin's version, but I'm not sure if he was the first to do it.
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The Road Goes On Forever by Robert Earl Keene -- Sonny and Sherry
"Sonny's playin' 8-ball at the joint where Sherry works ... "

Amos Moses by Jerry Reed -- Doc Milsap and Hanna
"About forty-five minutes southeast of Thibodeaux, Lousisiana
Lived a man called Doc Milsap and his pretty wife Hanna"
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"Della and the Dealer" doesn't quite make it, as the Dealer is never named. On the other hand, it does contain a dog named Jake and a cat named Kalamazoo, so maybe it qualifies after all?
There's also the guitar picker by the name of Randy Boone, who gives Della a fire in her eye.

The ending is somewhat ambiguous, but based on the change in the lyrics ("Della and her lover" vs. "Della and the Dealer"), I've always interpreted it as Boone killing the Dealer and leaving with Della. Plus the dog and the cat, of course.
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