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PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 02:42 PM
Just been listening to Faithless' 'If Loving You Is Wrong' and the lyrics mention Arantxa Sanchez.
Random thought of the day...Made me wonder how many other songs mention or are about tennis players? 'Jump Around' mentions John McEnroe. Super Furry Animals wrote a song called 'Venus & Serena'....and I'm sure some band wrote a song about Monica Seles once. Any others?

SloKid
Feb 11th, 2006, 02:58 PM
Kanye West mentions Serena in Gold-Digger

*Jool*
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:00 PM
There's a song called "Conchita Martinez " by Saint-Etienne , but not sure if the lyrics really are abt her :shrug:

iced gem
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:02 PM
Justin and Snoop Dog mention " Venus and Serena in the Wimbledon Arena" in Signs!

PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:21 PM
There's a song called "Conchita Martinez " by Saint-Etienne , but not sure if the lyrics really are abt her :shrug:

Lol I'd forgotten about that. I like Saint Etienne!

Conchita, I know, I know it should have been.
Conchita, I know, I know it should have been.
Conchita, I know, I know it should have been.
Conchita, oh oh oh...
;)

PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:23 PM
Justin and Snoop Dog mention " Venus and Serena in the Wimbledon Arena" in Signs!

Ahh yeah of course, didn't think of that one either.

You could argue Michael Jackson's Billie Jean was about Miss Moffett ;)

matthias
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:31 PM
"ich mag Steffi Graf" by Guildo Horn

it is a cover version from "how deep is your love"

Epigone
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:38 PM
Ума2рман - Теннис

Сафина, Деменьтева, Шарапова, Мыскина, Кузнецова and Аня Курникова

6 players are mentioned in one song :eek:

SloKid
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:41 PM
Ума2рман - Теннис

Сафина, Деменьтева, Шарапова, Мыскина, Кузнецова and Аня Курникова

6 players are mentioned in one song :eek:
No surprise, since the song title is Tennis :lol:

And for those, who don't understand cyrillic those players are Safina, Dementieva, Sharapova, Myskina, Kuznetsova and Kournikova.

PaulieM
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:45 PM
house of pain mentions john mcenroe in jump around
"i'll serve your ass like john mcenroe"

PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:49 PM
No surprise, since the song title is Tennis :lol:

And for those, who don't understand cyrillic those players are Safina, Dementieva, Sharapova, Myskina, Kuznetsova and Kournikova.

Ahhh I see ;) Lol thanks for the translation!

JonBcn
Feb 11th, 2006, 03:56 PM
Wasn't there some German punk song about being pregnant with Steffi Graf's two headed love child (or something) in the early '90s?

PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 04:00 PM
Wasn't there some German punk song about being pregnant with Steffi Graf's two headed love child (or something) in the early '90s?

I don't know, but sounds genius ;)

Perhaps Cliff Richard sang "Devil Woman" about Sue Barker?? ;)

fnuf7
Feb 11th, 2006, 04:01 PM
The Carnations - Long Tall Girl...isn't that about Pam? ;)

PamShriverRockz
Feb 11th, 2006, 04:12 PM
The Carnations - Long Tall Girl...isn't that about Pam? ;)

:lol: hehe Gemma, I think it must be...or Polythene Pam by The Beatles??

cometz9
Feb 11th, 2006, 04:47 PM
The Game - Dreams....he mentions the death of Venus and Serena sister Yetunde

Sam's Slave
Feb 11th, 2006, 06:53 PM
No surprise, since the song title is Tennis :lol:

And for those, who don't understand cyrillic those players are Safina, Dementieva, Sharapova, Myskina, Kuznetsova and Kournikova.

here is the video clip of that song: http://www.showreel.ru/reels/2213

creep
Feb 11th, 2006, 06:55 PM
Tina Turners homage to Steffi Graf - Simply The Best! :)

samn
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:30 PM
Just been listening to Faithless' 'If Loving You Is Wrong' and the lyrics mention Arantxa Sanchez.
Random thought of the day...Made me wonder how many other songs mention or are about tennis players? 'Jump Around' mentions John McEnroe. Super Furry Animals wrote a song called 'Venus & Serena'....and I'm sure some band wrote a song about Monica Seles once. Any others?

Useless trivia item of the day: "Conga" from the Broadway musical, "Wonderful Town", mentions Helen Wills Moody.

PamShriverRockz
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:20 PM
Useless trivia item of the day: "Conga" from the Broadway musical, "Wonderful Town", mentions Helen Wills Moody.

Ahhh I don't know that musical. Useless trivia rockz btw ;)

SilK
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:43 PM
Council Of Doom : Can I Please Hear Everyone Rap?
"But single or double, rock a party 'til it's over
Mad service in the box like Kournikova
I'm servin' up suckers, so want me an Espy and
In women's tennis, always bet on the lesbian"

Beangrowers : Advantage McEnroe

Ghostface Killah feat. RZA : Nutmeg
"Chop the O, sprinkle a lil' snow inside a Optimo
Swing the John McEnroe, rap rock'n'roll"

House Of Pain : Jump Around
"I'll serve your ass like John McEnroe
If your girl steps up, I'm smacking the ho
Word to your moms I came to drop bombs
I got more rhymes than the bible's got psalms"

Xzibit feat. Erick Sermon (Tha Alkaholiks) : Alkaholik
"J-McEnroe, cam smashin, party crashin
I eat MC's like a ration"

Dilated Peoples feat. Tha Liks : Heavy Rotation
"McEn-Ro, servin up heat like Pete Sampras
Drinkin Jose Cuervo like some Spanish bandits"

Wu-Tang Clan : Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off)
"Dance with the mantis, note the slim chances
Chant this, anthem swing like Pete Sampras"

Jay-Z feat. Mary J. Blige : Can't Knock the Hustle
"Got the US Open, advantage Jigga
Serve like Sampras, play fake a rappers like a campus"

Akrobatik : Sportscenter
"Step up in a doubles match to E and Ack and it's over
You get served like an ace from Martina Navratilova
Or Pete Sampras, this camp is very nice
Getting deep like Joe Montana to Jerry Rice"

PamShriverRockz
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:44 PM
Thanks for those Silk! McEnroe seems to be a popular choice ;)

SloKid
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:47 PM
Thanks for those Silk! McEnroe seems to be a popular choice ;)
Rappers use his name a lot, cause he's straight up gangsta :armed: :lol:

PamShriverRockz
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:52 PM
^^^ :lol:

McEnroe rhymes well with Ho, which makes him a nice name to fit in ;)

SilK
Feb 12th, 2006, 07:18 PM
Rappers use his name a lot, cause he's straight up gangsta :armed: :lol:

that sounds ALL SORTS of wrong coming from you. :help: :tape:

SilK
Feb 12th, 2006, 07:19 PM
^^^ :lol:

McEnroe rhymes well with Ho, which makes him a nice name to fit in ;)

Ho', Dough, Mo', Sho, Flow, Row, Low, Go... etc. etc.
McEnroe is good for an entire Snoog Dogg album! :angel:

SloKid
Feb 12th, 2006, 07:20 PM
that sounds ALL SORTS of wrong coming from you. :help: :tape:
Why? :confused:

PamShriverRockz
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:09 PM
Ho', Dough, Mo', Sho, Flow, Row, Low, Go... etc. etc.
McEnroe is good for an entire Snoog Dogg album! :angel:

Lol I'd like someone to find stuff to rhyme with a more difficult name like Sesil Karatantcheva ;)

PaulieM
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:13 PM
Rappers use his name a lot, cause he's straight up gangsta :armed: :lol:
there's nothing more gangsta than a skinny white man having a tantrum. "YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!!" :rolls:

i think llendl might be in a snoop dogg song, i can't remember which one, but i know snoop is a tennis fan and apparently a big fan of llendl's.:)

No Name Face
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:15 PM
"my psychic told me she gon' have an ass like serena..."
kanye west featuring jamie foxx - golddigger (2005)
(as referenced to by milan)

XaDavK_Kapri
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:38 PM
Monica - Dan Bern (Song about Monica Seles) Lyrics are a tiny bit exaggerated but it's a really good song.

thalle
Feb 12th, 2006, 11:00 PM
Justin and Snoop Dog mention " Venus and Serena in the Wimbledon Arena" in Signs!
they are also in the video, right?

Sam's Slave
Feb 12th, 2006, 11:30 PM
they are also in the video, right?

no

new-york
Feb 13th, 2006, 12:17 AM
Tina Turners homage to Steffi Graf - Simply The Best! :)

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Jakeev
Feb 13th, 2006, 09:21 AM
Lesbian artist Phrank: M.A.R.T.I.N.A.

And although it does not mention a tennis player's name, I think I have read Elton John's Philadelphia Freedom was indirectly about the WTT team of 1975.