08/24/2011 03:16 pm ET Updated Oct 24, 2011

Songs Written About Celebrities (AUDIO)

It's always interesting to read about the inspiration behind our favorite songs. While we may never know if “Layla” was inspired by Clapton's then-girlfriend Pattie, her sister, or the poetry of Persian writer Nizami Ganjavi, here is a list of songs whose subjects were confirmed by the artists themselves.

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