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Pop music 'saw three revolutions'
The evolution of western pop music, spanning from 1960 to 2010, has been analysed by scientists. A team from Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London looked at more than 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100.

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A research team looked at more than 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100 and found three music revolutions - in 1964, 1983, and 1991.

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