DailyDirt: Catchy Music Breakdown

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It can be annoying when you can’t get a song out of your head, but there are some strategies for doing so. Apparently, working on some puzzles can help by engaging your working memory and shutting out the “Shake It Off” lyrics. These earworms have a tendency to come back (and even invade our visual memes), but if you recognize that these songs are all constructed in a similar way, maybe you can fend them off. Here are just some examples.

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Anonymous Coward says:

If you play country music backward, will you hear the same kind of dangerous Satanic messages that 1960s-era music was infected with?

Many people made a career out warning the nation about those trojan horses that were secretly re-programming young people’s minds. One of the problems with modern-day digital music is that the bonfires and record-burning celebrations in church parking lots are now history.

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