Shakespeare in music!

Does anybody know of any songs that use Shakespearean quotes? They don’t even have to be word-for-word quotes…for example, in Rush’s song Limelight, he says, “All the world’s indeed a stage / And we are merely players…”

Does anyone know of any more songs like this?

Answer #1

When I Consider Everything That Grows Now, O Now Why Is My Verse So Barren Venus and Adonis
How Oft, When Thou, My Music, Music Play’st Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day? When My Love Swears O Mistress Mine What Is Your Substance? What Is Love?
O Never Say That I Was False How Silver-Sweet Sound Weary With Toil When That I Was

All these songs are from the CD called Songs & Sonnets Celebrating The Bard

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