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Initial post: May 18, 2012 2:45:31 AM PDT
A friend has challenged me to find others of this nature:

Black Sabbath's first album, named Black Sabbath, contains a song named "Black Sabbath".

Bad Company's album, Bad Company, contains a song named "Bad Company".

I believe I found one more, but I've fogotten what it was. I'm sure there are dozens of other examples, but I can't dredge them up. Anyone want to help?

In reply to an earlier post on May 18, 2012 6:32:34 AM PDT
Not quite the same thing, but I always got a kick out of the fact that there was a single called "Hocus Pocus" by a band called Focus !

Posted on May 18, 2012 6:47:19 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 18, 2012 6:48:49 AM PDT
Group: The Monkees
Album: The Monkees
Song: (Theme from) The Monkees

Iron Maiden is another example of artist/song/album all having the same name.

Posted on May 18, 2012 7:27:27 AM PDT
JBug says:
Group: Tin Machine
Album: Tin Machine
Song: Tin Machine

Posted on May 21, 2012 3:31:24 PM PDT
zlh67 says:
Group: Icehouse
Album: Icehouse
Song: Icehouse

In reply to an earlier post on May 21, 2012 3:34:13 PM PDT
Two Tub Man says:
Group : The Yellow Balloon
Album : The Yellow Balloon
Hit Single : Yellow Balloon

In reply to an earlier post on May 22, 2012 12:43:56 PM PDT
Max Flash says:
Group: Wilco
Album: Wilco
Song: Wilco (the song)

Posted on May 25, 2012 1:02:38 PM PDT
mac says:
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Are You Experienced?
Are You Experienced?

Will I get a close-enough pass on this one?

Posted on May 25, 2012 10:37:50 PM PDT
bozokarl says:
Minor Threat
Motorhead

Posted on May 26, 2012 12:57:27 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 26, 2012 12:58:02 PM PDT
Mike B. says:
Sort of close:

Group: King Crimson
Album: In The Court Of The Crimson King
Song: The Court Of The Crimson King

Group: Caravan
Album: Caravan
Song: Where But For Caravan Would I?

Group: Mott The Hoople
Album: Mott
Song: Ballad Of Mott The Hoople

Group: The Pretty Things
Album: The Pretty Things
Song: Pretty Thing

Group: Todd Rundgren's Utopia
Album: Todd Rundgren's Utopia
Song: Utopia Theme

Posted on May 26, 2012 1:39:11 PM PDT
SuzLily says:
Porno For Pyros - Band
Porno For Pyros - Album
Porno For Pyros - Song

Posted on May 27, 2012 10:03:26 AM PDT
Iron Maiden
Blue Oyster Cult-The song was not on the BOC album, It was on Imaginos.
Hellyeah

Posted on May 27, 2012 10:25:24 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 27, 2012 9:23:06 PM PDT
David Brown says:
"Bo Diddley" is the first song on the album BO DIDDLEY which is the first album by Bo Diddley (released in 1958) That same album has the song "Hey! Bo Diddley!" on it as well.

Extra note: As far as I know, Bo Diddley is the only non-rap, solo act who has ever done even one song with his own name in the title let alone two.

In reply to an earlier post on May 27, 2012 12:30:33 PM PDT
Say, does "Holly Hop" by Buddy Holly count?

In reply to an earlier post on May 29, 2012 6:35:39 AM PDT
fartissimo says:
Group: The Head Shop
Album: The Head Shop
Song: Head Shop

Posted on Jun 1, 2012 3:35:01 AM PDT
There are certainly more than I knew, and the list keeps growing. I think I like the "near misses" better than the direct hits, and yes, "Hocus Pocus by Focus" was fun to say in 1971.

I haven't seen my "forgotten" listing yet--the one I found on my own, but later forgot, so apparently, there are more to come.

Posted on Jun 2, 2012 7:03:22 AM PDT
BigBadAzz says:
Another close call:
The Who's song 'Who Are You' on the album "Who Are You"

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 2, 2012 1:54:51 PM PDT
Public Image Ltd.
Meat Puppets

Posted on Jun 3, 2012 7:13:08 PM PDT
BigBadAzz says:
'Lunatic Soul' by Lunatic Soul from the album "Lunatic Soul"

A side-project/'solo album' by the lead singer/bass player from Riverside.

Posted on Jun 10, 2012 1:21:06 PM PDT
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Posted on Jun 11, 2012 6:46:24 AM PDT
T. Boyle says:
These two both fit into this category:

Slave To The System
Damn Yankees

Posted on Jun 11, 2012 10:53:59 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 11, 2012 10:54:11 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
KISS had Kissin' Time on their first record...KISS...

Posted on Jun 11, 2012 2:32:25 PM PDT
T. Boyle says:
Another near miss:

Artist & album: Queensryche
Song: Queen of the Reich

Posted on Jun 13, 2012 8:35:10 PM PDT
Evelyn Evelyn
Deep Forest

Posted on Jun 15, 2012 3:18:46 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 15, 2012 3:20:35 AM PDT
BigBadAzz says:
Storm Corrosion's recent self-titled album has a song called "Storm Corrosion" on it

This is Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) and Mikael Akerfeldt's (Opeth) side project.
Storm Corrosion
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