John Denver recorded a song in 1986 called "Along for the Ride", about the 1956 Thunderbird. The words and music were by Danny O'Keefe and Bill Braun. The Beach Boys had a big hit with the song "Fun Fun Fun" which also was about the Thunderbird.
- "One World - John Denver". johndenver.com. http://johndenver.com/albums/one-world/. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
- "Beach Boys' Hit Inspired by a Utah Gal Having All the Fun". ksl.com. http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=886044. Retrieved 24 January 2011.