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29 minutes ago, Special K said:

Sweet Home Alabama is a riposte to Neil Young's 'Southern Man' and mentions him in it

Good spot. Apparently the guy who wrote the riff left shortly afterwards and has lived off the royalties ever since. 

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And this doesn't sound like much but it is a clever tribute to Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider:

 

And then you can have Kraftwerk's tribute to Franz Schubert:

 

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Sweet Soul Music by Arthur Conley. James Brown, Otis Redding etc

 Cleaning Windows by Van Morrison.Sonny Terry & Brownie Maghee, Jimmy Rodgers & Muddy Waters. 

Smoke on the Water by  Deep. Purple. Frank Zappa & the Mother's. 

Shooting Star by Bad Company. The Beatles. 

Hey Nineteen by Steely Dan. Aretha Franklin. 

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25 minutes ago, mars said:

 

And this doesn't sound like much but it is a clever tribute to Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider:

 

And then you can have Kraftwerk's tribute to Franz Schubert:

 

Also, V2 Schneider by Bowie is about - obviously - Florian Schneider. 

 

 

How Do you Sleep by Lennon references several Beatles and McCartney songs. 

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