The Ford Mustang has frequently by namechecked by musicians, most prominently in the song "Mustang Sally
", recorded by Wilson Pickett in 1966, about a girl who lives a wild life in her brand new Mustang car bought for her by her boyfriend. Other songs where the vehicle is sung about include:
"Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)
" by Donovan (I'll buy a Ford Mustang, I'll buy you a Ford Mustang I'll buy you a Ford Mustang. Just give me some of your love now, If you just give me some of your love, man).
"The One That Got Away
" by Katy Perry ("Summer after high school, when we first met. We make-out in your Mustang to Radiohead").
" by Keith Urban ("Uncle Jake's Mustang, it's his favorite car").
" by Lady Gaga ("Three am, Mustang speedin' Two lovers, headed for a dead end. Too fast, hold tight, he laughs. Runnin' through the red lights. Hollerin' over, rubber spinnin.'")
" by Toby Keith ("Baby got a '69 Mustang. Four on the floor, and you ought to hear the pipes ring").