Favorite Song about a Historical Person

Offspring

Ad Honorem
Mar 2013
8,979
România
Some years ago, I was listening to a bunch of Bo Diddley and The Animals songs and I was also learning a bit about the history of rock and/or roll. Then, I stumbled upon this perfect song for what I was doing:

 

Tercios Espanoles

Ad Honorem
Mar 2014
6,735
Beneath a cold sun, a grey sun, a Heretic sun...
Didn't realize until I'd heard it at least half a dozen times that it's about Robin Williams.
 

MG1962a

Ad Honorem
Mar 2019
2,521
Kansas
A Day in the life - Beatles

Death of Tara Brown (In part)


Mister Manson - Klaatu

Charles Manson


Subrosa Subway - Klaatu

Alfred Beech - Inventor