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Whether it's the Beatles or the Stones in the 60s, Devo in the 80s, Tupac in the 90s, or Rihanna today, pop music forms the soundtrack of our lives and generations. But we have a tendency to think of these songs as simply fun rather than meaningful. A new book called "The Poetry of Pop" argues that we should change our tune. Author Adam Bradley, who's also the founding director of the Laboratory for Race and Popular Culture at the University of Colorado, discusses how the history of pop music is closely tied to poetry itself.
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