Boy names are comparatively rare in modern music. What's more, the boy names that are used tend to appear over and over again, leading to a lack of variety. For instance:
- Jack has been used in songs by Clint Black, Ray Charles, The Dresden Dolls, Billy Joel, John Mellencamp, Morphine, The Smiths, Steely Dan, System of a Down and The Who.
- Joe has been used in songs by Nick Cave, Rosemary Clooney, The Cranberries, The Cure, PJ Harvey, Cyndi Lauper, New Order, Tom Petty, Primus and Tom Waits.
- Johnny has been used in songs by Chuck Berry, Alice Cooper, El DeBarge, Fine Young Cannibals, Flogging Molly, Foo Fighters, Don Henley, The Kinks, Poe, The Replacements and Bruce Springsteen.
- "Lord Anthony" by Belle & Sebastian
- "Billy" by James Blunt
- "Cooper" by Roxette
- "Eddie You Should Know Better" by Curtis Mayfield
- "Isaac" by Madonna
- "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" by Paul Simon
- "What's the Frequency Kenneth" by R.E.M.
- "Hats Off To Larry" by Del Shannon
- "The Ballad of Michael Valentine" by The Killers
- "Oliver's Army" by Elvis Costello
- "Stuart and the Ave." by Green Day
- "William, It Was Really Nothing" by The Smiths
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