30 Real Life Subjects Immortalised In Songs

Notorious perv Robin Thicke has reportedly named his new album 'Paula', after his estranged wife. Now it's unlikely you'll ever hear it but it brings to mind instances when a real person is immortalised in song. Here's 30 great examples, starting with Derek and the Dominoes and ‘Layla’. ‘Layla’ was a pseudonym to disguise Eric Clapton's infatuation with his best friend’s wife, Pattie Boyd.

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
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