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Thread #96348   Message #1883373
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
11-Nov-06 - 04:49 PM
Thread Name: Why do our songs last so long ?
Subject: RE: Why do our songs last so long ?
With pop music[the good stuff] it has a life span of no more then 40 years or so , and then it's heard no more.

I suspect there are a good few songs that won't be true of. There are plenty of songs from the pop music of a hundred years ago and more which are very much alive still - as indicated by the fact that if you start singing them today with an adult crowd people will know them and join in the chorus (teenagers tend to get embarrassed to admit knowing them, but they do know them often enough).