Alright, we’ve made it up to Part VI of the So Much Great Music all-girls-names-in-song-titles playlist “A Certain Girl.”

For anyone catching up, here’s the previous entries (and the portions of the alphabet that they covered):

• A Certain Girl Playlist – Part I (A-B)

• A Certain Girl Playlist – Part II (C-D)

• A Certain Girl Playlist – Parts III & IV (E-L)

• A Certain Girl Playlist – Part V (M)

And once again we’ll leave the applicable intro down at the bottom, out of respect for those who might be visiting it for the fourth or fifth time.

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Today, this brings us to the letters “N” to “R”.

Which means you’ll get “Nancy” (with the laughing face), “Ophelia” (who I wish would darken my door), “Peg” (who sees it all in 3D), “Renee” (who should just walk away), “Roxanne” (who doesn’t have to put on the red light), and, of course, “Rosalita” (who jumps a little lighter). Not to mention (a whole lotta) “Rosie.”

Stay tuned for the last installment of the series when we wrap things up with Part VII next week.

So now here is Part VI of the new SMGM playlist, “A Certain Girl.” Enjoy.

Following years of exhaustive algorhythmic examination by the crack So Much Great Music research department it has been determined that 78.6%¹ of all rock and roll songs ever recorded have as their primary subject matter one of two topics. The first is what Bob Eubanks on the old Newlywed Game show would have referred to as “making whoopee.” And the second, not entirely unrelated given the inescapably male-dominated history of rock music, is simply this: girls. Or as Mötley Crüe might say: girls, girls, girls.

No small number of such songs also contain a given girl’s name in the title. And here at SMGM we’ve done the heretofore unthinkable – we’ve compiled them all, from A to Z. That’s right, you know a tune with a girl’s name as all or any part of a song title, and we’ve got it. And you’ll find them all in a seven-part playlist named “A Certain Girl.”

Did we forget anything? Can you anticipate all the girls/songs still to come? Do you really believe we went through such an insane exercise? Maybe, I doubt it, and absolutely yes.

¹either that, or I completely made it up (but still, I bet it isn’t that far off)