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Death of The Pop Song


Rebecca Bynum (wife of Hal ) offers the following
depressing thought:

“Here is a list of songs published in 1935: About a Quarter to Nine, Begin
the Beguine, Bess, You Is My Woman Now, Broadway Rhythm, Cheek to Cheek,
East of the Sun and West of the Moon, I Can’t Get Started, I Got Plenty of
Nuttin’, I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, I’m in the Mood
for Love, If I Should Lose You, It Ain’t Necessarily So, Isn’t It a Lovely
Day, It’s Easy to Remember, Just One of Those Things, The Lady in Red,
Lovely to Look At, Lullaby of Broadway, Lulu’s Back in Town, Maybe, Moon
over miami, My Man’s Gone Now, My Romance, Paris in the Spring, The
Piccolino, Red Sails in the Sunset, Stairway to eh Stars, Summertime, These
Foolish Things, Top Hat,White Tie and Tails, When I Grow too Old to Dream,
Why Shouldn’t I, A Woman is a Sometime Thing, and You Are My Lucky Star.

“Now, this is a test, can you name any song of any significance (other than
crass airplay) of the last fifteen years? One???”


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