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Ask Marilyn: I Think That I Shall Never See ...

Loren Booda of Arlington, Virginia, writes:

Marilyn: Why have popular lyrics relied so heavily on rhymes?

Marilyn responds:


Hmm. Other than the obvious—following the tradition of much poetry—I don't know. (Not that composers of pop music are exactly followers of tradition.) Any good guesses, readers?


 
 
 
 
 

 

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