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In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song. [1]

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ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Aeolian Company

The Æolian Company was a manufacturer of player organs and pianos.

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After the Fire

After the Fire (or ATF) are a British rock band that transitioned from playing progressive rock to new wave over their initial twelve-year career, while having only one hit in the United States ("Der Kommissar") and one hit in the United Kingdom ("One Rule For You").

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In international relations, an aide-mémoire (memory aid) is a proposed agreement or negotiating text circulated informally among delegations for discussion without committing the originating delegation's country to the contents.

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Al Hibbler

Albert George "Al" Hibbler (August 16, 1915 – April 24, 2001) was an American baritone vocalist, who sang with Duke Ellington's orchestra before having several pop hits as a solo artist.

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All Along the Watchtower

"All Along the Watchtower" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.

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Appropriation (music)

In music, appropriation is the use of borrowed elements (aspects or techniques) in the creation of a new piece.

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Baby Got Back

"Baby Got Back", also known as "I Like Big Butts", is a hit song written and recorded by American rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot, from his album Mack Daddy.

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Bargain bin

A bargain bin refers to an unsorted selection of merchandise, particularly software, tools and CDs, which have been discounted in price.

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Baz Luhrmann

Baz Luhrmann (born Mark Anthony Luhrmann, 17 September 1962) is an Australian writer, director, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries.

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Beat It

"Beat It" is a song written and performed by American singer Michael Jackson from his sixth solo album, Thriller (1982).

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Beatallica is a mash-up band that plays music made from combinations of songs of the Beatles and Metallica.

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Björn Again

Björn Again is a parody of the Swedish pop group ABBA founded in 1988 in Australia, but now involving multiple touring troupes performing under the Björn Again name.

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Black Magic Woman

"Black Magic Woman" is a song written by Peter Green that first appeared as a Fleetwood Mac single in various countries in 1968, subsequently appearing on the 1969 Fleetwood Mac compilation albums English Rose (US) and The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK), as well as Vintage Years.

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Blue Suede Shoes

"Blue Suede Shoes" is a rock-and-roll standard written and first recorded by Carl Perkins in 1955.

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Blueberry Hill (song)

"Blueberry Hill" is a popular song published in 1940 best remembered for its 1950s rock n' roll version by Fats Domino.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.

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Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television.

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Bobby soxer (music)

Bobby soxer is a 1940s sociological coinage describing the often very zealous fans of traditional pop music, in particular the singer Frank Sinatra.

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Broadcast Music, Inc.

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is one of five United States performing rights organizations, along with ASCAP, SESAC, Global Music Rights, &. It collects license fees on behalf of songwriters, composers, and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed.

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.

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Candi Staton

Canzetta Maria "Candi" Staton (born March 13, 1940 in Hanceville, Alabama) is an American soul and gospel singer, best known in the United States for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" and her 1976 disco chart-topper "Young Hearts Run Free".

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Cantopop (a contraction of "Cantonese pop music") or HK-pop (short for "Hong Kong pop music") is a genre of Cantonese music made primarily in Hong Kong, and also used to refer to the cultural context of its production and consumption.

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Carl Perkins

Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998)Pareles. was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954.

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Classic rock

Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s.

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Cliff Edwards

Clifton Avon Edwards (June 14, 1895 – July 17, 1971) — known as "Ukulele Ike" — was an American singer, actor and voice actor who enjoyed considerable popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s, specializing in jazzy renditions of pop standards and novelty tunes.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Compilation album

A compilation album comprises tracks, either previously released or unreleased, usually from several separate recordings by either one or several performers.

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Compulsory license

A compulsory license provides that the owner of a patent or copyright licenses the use of their rights against payment either set by law or determined through some form of adjudication or arbitration.

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A concert is a live music performance in front of an audience.

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Copyright Act of 1909

The Copyright Act of 1909 was a landmark statute in United States statutory copyright law.

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Country music

Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.

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Cover band

A cover band (or covers band), is a band that plays mostly or exclusively cover songs.

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Crossover music

Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.

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Dance cover

A dance cover is a video clip uploaded on a video-sharing service in which dancers re-enact the choreography of an original music video.

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Dansette was a British brand of record players, radiograms, tape recorders, and radio sets, manufactured by the London firm of J & A Margolin Ltd,.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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Der Kommissar (song)

"Der Kommissar" is a song first recorded by Falco in Austria in 1981, covered a year later by After the Fire.

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Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music.

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Don McLean

Donald McLean III (born October 2, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter.

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Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Dot Records

Dot Records is an American record label founded by Randy Wood that was active between 1950 and 1979.

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Dread Zeppelin

Dread Zeppelin is an American band best known for performing the songs of Led Zeppelin in a reggae style as sung by a Las Vegas Elvis impersonator.

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Ed Starink

Ed Starink (born Eduward A. J. Starink on December 17, 1952 in Apeldoorn), also known as Star Inc., is a Dutch composer, arranger, session musician and record producer.

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Eddie Cantor

Eddie Cantor (born Edward Israel Itzkowitz, January 31, 1892 – October 10, 1964) was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor, and songwriter.

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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella.

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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book is a 1956 studio album by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman, focusing on the songs of Cole Porter.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Elvis impersonator

An Elvis impersonator is someone who impersonates or copies the look and sound of musician Elvis Presley.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Falco (musician)

Johann "Hans" Hölzel (19 February 1957 – 6 February 1998), better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian singer, songwriter and rapper.

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.

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Fats Domino

Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967.

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Gene Austin

Gene Austin (June 24, 1900 – January 24, 1972) was an American singer and songwriter, one of the first "crooners".

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Gene Autry

Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, rodeo performer and business tycoon who gained fame as a singing cowboy in a crooning style on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s.

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Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.

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George Benson

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Ghost (1990 film)

Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, and Rick Aviles.

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Glee (TV series)

Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.

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Glee club

A glee club is a musical group or choir group, historically of male voices but also of female or mixed voices, which traditionally specializes in the singing of short songs—glees—by trios or quartets.

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Glenn Medeiros

Glenn Alan Medeiros (born June 24, 1970) is an American singer and songwriter of Portuguese descent who achieved chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Glenn Miller

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) The website for Arlington National Cemetery refers to Glenn Miller as "missing in action since Dec.

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Golden Age of Radio

The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, was an era of radio programming in the United States during which radio was the dominant electronic home entertainment medium.

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Goldfinger (band)

Goldfinger is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1994.

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Hank Williams

Hiram "Hank" Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter.

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Harry Fox Agency

The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) is a provider of rights management and collector and distributor of mechanical license fees on behalf of music publishers in the United States.

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Hit parade

A hit parade is a ranked list of the most popular recordings at a given point in time, usually determined by sales and/or airplay.

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Hurt (Nine Inch Nails song)

"Hurt" is a song by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails from their second studio album, The Downward Spiral (1994), written by band leader Trent Reznor.

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I Will Always Love You

"I Will Always Love You" is a song originally written and recorded in 1973 by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.

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In the Mood

"In the Mood" is a popular big band-era #1 hit recorded by American bandleader Glenn Miller.

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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.

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Isle of Capri (song)

"Isle of Capri" is a popular song.

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Jambalaya (On the Bayou)

"Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" is a song written and recorded by American country music singer Hank Williams that was first released in July 1952.

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Jazz standard

Jazz standards are musical compositions that are an important part of the musical repertoire of jazz musicians, in that they are widely known, performed, and recorded by jazz musicians, and widely known by listeners.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Joe Cocker

John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.

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John Paul Young

John Paul Young, OAM (born 21 June 1950) is a Scottish-born Australian pop singer who had his 1978 worldwide hit with "Love Is in the Air".

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Johnny Cash

John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.

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Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers (born John Henry Ramistella; November 7, 1942) is an American rock 'n' roll singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer.

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Jonathan Coulton

Jonathan Coulton (born December 1, 1970), often called "JoCo" by fans, is an American singer-songwriter, known for his songs about geek culture and his use of the Internet to draw fans.

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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.

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Kidz Bop

Kidz Bop is a brand of compilation albums featuring children performing contemporary popular songs.

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King Records (United States)

King Records was an American leading independent record company and label founded in 1943 by Syd Nathan in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Kiss (band)

Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.

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Laura Branigan

Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Led Zepagain

Led Zepagain concert in Santa Fe Springs California on August 5, 2017 Led Zepagain (stylized Led ZepAgain) is an American hard rock tribute band formed in Ventura, California in 1988.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.

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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American retired popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera, and Latin.

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List of blues standards

Blues standards are blues songs that have attained a high level of recognition due to being widely performed and recorded.

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List of cover versions of Beatles songs

This is a list of cover versions by music artists who have recorded one or more songs written and originally recorded by English rock band The Beatles.

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List of Grateful Dead cover versions

The Grateful Dead were an American rock band known for their extensive touring and constantly varying set lists, including many cover songs from various musical genres.

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.

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LP record

The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.

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Mack the Knife

"Die Moritat von Mackie Messer" (later known as "Mack the Knife" or "The Ballad of Mack the Knife") is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht for their music drama Die Dreigroschenoper, or, as it is known in English, The Threepenny Opera.

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Madonna (entertainer)

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer.

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Mashup (music)

A mashup (also mesh, mash up, mash-up, blend, bootleg and bastard pop/rock) is a creative work, usually in a form of a song, created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, usually by overlaying the vocal track of one song seamlessly over the instrumental track of another.

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Mechanical license

In copyright law, a mechanical license is a license that grants certain limited permissions to work with, study, improve upon, reinterpret, re-record (etc.) something that is neither a free/open source item nor in the public domain.

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Meredith Willson

Robert Meredith Willson (May 18, 1902 – June 15, 1984) was an American composer and playwright, best known for writing the book, music, and lyrics for the hit Broadway musical The Music Man.

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Metallica is an American heavy metal band.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Mint Royale

Mint Royale were an electronic music duo, originating from Manchester, England.

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Moulin Rouge!

Moulin Rouge! (from) is a 2001 Australian-American jukebox musical romantic comedy film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann.

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Mr. Tambourine Man


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Music hall

Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.

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Nat King Cole

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American jazz pianist and vocalist.

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Needle time

Needle time was created in the United Kingdom by the Musicians' Union and Phonographic Performance Limited to restrict the amount of recorded music that could be transmitted by the BBC during the course of any 24-hour period.

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Nena (born Gabriele Susanne Kerner, 24 March 1960) is a German singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian who rose to international fame in 1983 with the New German Wave song "99 Luftballons".

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Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN (stylized as NIИ), is an American industrial rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You

"Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You" is a song written by composers Michael Masser and Gerry Goffin.

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Novelty song

A novelty song is a comical or nonsensical song, performed principally for its comical effect.

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Original Song

"Original Song" is the sixteenth episode of the second season of the American television series Glee, and the thirty-eighth episode overall.

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Osvaldo Fresedo

Osvaldo Fresedo (May 5, 1897 - November 18, 1984), nicknamed El pibe de La Paternal ("the kid from La Paternal") was an Argentine songwriter and director of a tango orchestra.

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Otis Redding

Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.

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Parody music

Parody music, or musical parody, involves changing or copying existing (usually well known) musical ideas or lyrics, or copying the particular style of a composer or artist, or even a general style of music.

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Paul Williams (saxophonist)

Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams (July 13, 1915 – September 14, 2002) was an American jazz and blues saxophonist, bandleader, and songwriter.

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Pearl Bailey

Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 – August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer.

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Performance rights organisation

A performance rights organisation (PRO), also known as a performing rights society, provides intermediary functions, particularly collection of royalties, between copyright holders and parties who wish to use copyrighted works publicly in locations such as shopping and dining venues.

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Peter Green (musician)

Peter Green (born Peter Allen Greenbaum, 29 October 1946) is a British blues rock guitarist.

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The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Piano roll

A piano roll is a music storage medium used to operate a player piano, piano player or reproducing piano.

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.

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Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.

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Please Please Me

Please Please Me is the debut studio album by English rock band the Beatles.

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Pop rock

Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.

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Popcorn (instrumental)

"Popcorn" is an early synth-pop instrumental, composed by Gershon Kingsley in 1969 and first appearing on his album Music to Moog By.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Pre-release cover version

In the music industry, a pre-release cover version is a type of cover version that arises when a cover artist releases a version of a song before the original artist does.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Queen (band)

Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.

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Radio Luxembourg

Radio Luxembourg was a multilingual commercial broadcaster in Luxembourg.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Record shop

A record shop or record store is a retail outlet that sells recorded music.

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Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.

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A remake is a film or television series that is based on an earlier film or TV series and tells the same, or a very similar, story.

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A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.

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In music, a reprise is the repetition or reiteration of the opening material later in a composition as occurs in the recapitulation of sonata form, though—originally in the 18th century—was simply any repeated section, such as is indicated by beginning and ending repeat signs.

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Respect (song)

"Respect" is a song written and originally released by American recording artist Otis Redding in 1965.

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Revivalist artist

A revivalist artist or revivalist band is a musical group, singer, or musician dedicated to reviving interest in a musical genre from an earlier era.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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RightsFlow is an American company that provides organizations, bands, songwriters and individuals with music licensing services and royalty payment solutions.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

"The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" was the cover story of a special issue of Rolling Stone, issue number 963, published in December 2004, a year after the magazine published its list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time".

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Romeo + Juliet

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (shortened to Romeo + Juliet) is a 1996 American romantic crime film directed, co-produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann, co-produced by Gabriella Martinelli, and co-written by Craig Pearce, being an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Sampling (music)

In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

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Santana (band)

Santana is a Latin music and rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1966 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana.

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Sha Na Na

Sha Na Na is an American rock and roll group.

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Sheet music

Sheet music is a handwritten or printed form of music notation that uses modern musical symbols to indicate the pitches (melodies), rhythms or chords of a song or instrumental musical piece.

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Sheila (singer)

Sheila (born Annie Chancel, 16 August 1945) is a French pop singer who became successful as a solo artist in the 1960s and 1970s, also was part of the duo Sheila & Ringo with her husband singer Ringo.

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Singin' in the Rain (song)

"Singin' in the Rain" is a song with lyrics by Arthur Freed and music by Nacio Herb Brown, published in 1929.

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Sir Mix-a-Lot

Anthony Ray (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is an American rapper and recording producer.

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Soft rock

Soft rock (or lite rock) is a subgenre of pop rock that largely features acoustic guitars and slow-to-mid tempos.

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Solomon Linda

Solomon Popoli Linda (1909 – 8 October 1962), also known as Solomon Ntsele ("Linda" was his clan name),Gilmore, Inigo,, The Telegraph (UK), 11 June 2000.

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A song, most broadly, is a single (and often standalone) work of music that is typically intended to be sung by the human voice with distinct and fixed pitches and patterns using sound and silence and a variety of forms that often include the repetition of sections.

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Sound recording and reproduction

Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.

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Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom is a 1992 Australian romantic comedy film directed and co-written by Baz Luhrmann.

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Swing era

The swing era (also frequently referred to as the "big band era") was the period of time (1935–1946) when big band swing music was the most popular music in the United States.

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Synchronization rights

A music synchronization license, or "sync" for short, is a music license granted by the holder of the copyright of a particular composition, allowing the licensee to synchronize ("sync") music with some kind of visual media output (film, television shows, advertisements, video games, accompanying website music, movie trailers, etc.).

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T. Rex (band)


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The Australian Pink Floyd Show

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, more frequently referred to as the Australian Pink Floyd, is a Pink Floyd tribute band formed in 1988 in Adelaide, South Australia.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989.

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The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live.

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The Fab Four (tribute)

The Fab Four is a California-based tribute band paying homage to The Beatles.

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The Greatest Love of All

"The Greatest Love of All" is a song written by composers Michael Masser (music) and Linda Creed (lyrics).

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The Happy Wanderer

"The Happy Wanderer" ("Der fröhliche Wanderer" or "Mein Vater war ein Wandersmann") is a popular song.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

The Hollywood Revue of 1929, or simply Hollywood Revue, is an American Pre-Code musical comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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The House of the Rising Sun

"The House of the Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, sometimes called "Rising Sun Blues".

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The Iron Maidens

The Iron Maidens is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California.

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight

"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a song written and recorded originally by Solomon Linda with the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939, under the title "Mbube".

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The Police

The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.

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The Righteous Brothers

The Righteous Brothers are an American musical duo of Bill Medley and (formerly) Bobby Hatfield.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Straight Dope

"The Straight Dope" was an online question-and-answer newspaper column published from 1973 to 2018 in the Chicago Reader and syndicated in eight newspapers in the United States.

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The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) is a "play with music" by Bertolt Brecht, adapted from a translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann of John Gay's 18th-century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, with music by Kurt Weill and insertion ballads by François Villon and Rudyard Kipling.

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The Top Notes

The Top Notes was a rhythm and blues vocal group, centered around the singers Derek Martin and Howard Guyton.

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The Who

The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.

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Thelma Houston

Thelma Houston (née Jackson; born May 7, 1946) is an American singer and actress.

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Till There Was You

"Till There Was You" is a song written by Meredith Willson for his musical play The Music Man (1957), and which also appeared in the 1962 movie version.

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Tim "Ripper" Owens

Timothy S. "Ripper" Owens (born September 13, 1967) is an American heavy metal singer who currently performs with Beyond Fear, Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force and Charred Walls of the Damned.

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Todd Duncan

Robert Todd Duncan (February 12, 1903 – February 28, 1998) was an American baritone opera singer and actor.

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Top 40

In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.

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Traditional pop music

Traditional pop (also classic pop or pop standards) is music that was recorded or performed after the Big Band era and before the advent of rock music.

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Transistor radio

A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry.

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Tribute act

A tribute act, tribute band or tribute group is a music group, singer, or musician who specifically plays the music of a well-known music act.

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Twist and Shout

"Twist and Shout" is a 1961 song written by Phil Medley and Bert Berns (later credited as "Bert Russell").

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Unchained (film)

Unchained is a 1955 prison film based on the non-fiction book Prisoners are People by Kenyon J. Scudder.

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Unchained Melody

"Unchained Melody" is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret.

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Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.

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Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.

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WhoSampled is a website and app database of information about sampled music or sample-based music, cover songs and remixes.

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1927 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1927.

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1940 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1940.

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1949 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1949.

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99 Luftballons

"99 Luftballons" (Neunundneunzig Luftballons, "99 balloons") is an anti-war protest song by the German band Nena from their 1983 self-titled album.

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