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GUEST,Don Wise What makes a song last? (37) RE: What makes a song last? 28 Aug 12

I seem to recall a Tin-Pan Alley adage on the lines of "If the office-boy/ a stranger dragged in off the street can whistle the tune after one hearing it's a winner."

Could it also be that creating parodies of the songs in question, or using them as vehicles for parodies (for whatever purpose), keeps the interest in the original alive or even revives it?

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