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Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music
Bob Stanley's 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is crazy in love with pop music

In 1954, Bill Haley shook, rattled and rolled. In 2003, Beyoncé went crazy in love. That's two pop stars, among the biggest of their time, using similar language (and similar grooves) to describe more or less the same thing. But think of all that happened over the half-century that separates them: Elvis Presley, rockabilly, "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," girl groups, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, "Like a Rolling Stone," Motown, the Beach Boys, the singer-songwriter, punk, disco, heavy metal, "Hotel California," new wave, New Order and new jack swing. And Madonna! And country music! And "We Are the World"! This absurdly, deliriously...

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