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Denim - The Osmonds
Daniel Johnston - The Beatles
Weezer - Buddy Holly
House Of Love - The Beatles And The Stones
Guided By Voices - The Who VS Porky Pig
David Bowie - Song for Bob Dylan
LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk is Playing at my House
Blur - B.L.U.R.E.M.I
Busted - Britney
Final Fantasy - This is the Dream of Win and Regine
Do these count? Technically they're song titles with band names in them rather than songs named solely after bands. If you don't think they do, fuck you - I spent ages thinking about that.
The Fall Of Troy - "You Got A Death Wise, Johnny Truant?" (yes I know it's from a ruddy book, but don't ruin my sort-of fun like feeling)
CSS - Let's Make Love To Death From Above or whatever it's called
David Bowie - Song For Bob Dylan
Jeffrey Lewis - Williamsburg Will Oldham Horror
David Bowie - Song for Bob Dylan.
Half Man Half Biscuit - Joy Division Oven Gloves
"U,U,D,D,L,R,L,R,A,B,(Select),Start," - deftones (it almost counts)
"Oasis" by Amanda Palmer
"The Flaming Lips" by Spearmint
"The Wu-Tang Clan" by The French
"Faron Young" by Prefab Sprout
Foo Fighters, Alanis Morisette etc
Pretty Girls Make Graves
Suburban Kids with Biblical Names
Emmy the Great - MIA
as to which is the band and which is the song. Are there any circular ones, where two bands both have songs named after each other?
it's a practically inaudible, ambient joke-closer
Late Of The Pier have a couple of good ones, the cheeky scamps
"I got Nirvana in my head, I'm so glad I'm not dead"
Firehose - Song for the Singer of REM.
but the Ataris - Teenage Riot was named cause of Atari Teenage Riot.
Also Ono Soul from the same LP.
The Replacements - Alex Chilton
The Jayhawks - Big Star
Teenage Fanclub - Neil Jung
isn't there a band called Norman Bleyk as well?
the byrds: why (not a band at the time tho)
jonathan richman: velvet underground
dave bowie: kooks (also not a band at the time)
john lennon: oh yoko (kinda cheating I know)
replacements: alex chilton
talking heads - radio head
The Wedding Present - All About Eve
Spiritualized - Amen
Wonder Stuff - The Animals & Me
The Cult - Nirvana
Jesus Jones - Magazine
i'll copy this here as well as under the first time that song was mentioned.