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By Bartleby (Wed Mar 21, 2007 at 06:32:15 AM EST) des mensonges en musique (all tags)
After posting this comment in BlueOregon's latest diary, I foolishly went and actually read the wikipedia entry I linked to, as well as the German entry on the same headwort. Now I'm stuck with an Ohrwurm, an old Schlager from the GDR. Help!


It’s what might have happened to popular music if Chuck Berry and his buddies had never invented rock and roll. And, finally, the best description I can give: if Barry Manilow and Paul Anka sang in German, they would sing Schlager.

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