13 Songs That Have a Filmmaker in the Title

Jim Jarmusch and RZA in San Francisco, April 2004. Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Musicians love to cross over into acting as well as score films, but more rare is the musician who straight-up writes a song about a film director. Why is this? We have no idea, except that it seems only really talented musicians dabble in this practice. Here are the 13 songs we came up with that shout-out filmmakers in the song title.

1. King Missile,  “Martin Scorsese”

Led by spoken word artist/lead singer John S. Hall, King Missile’s “Martin Scorsese” boils millions of words of fanboy prose down to a direct, oft-repeated sentiment: “HE MAKES THE BEST FUCKING FILMS!” 

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