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  • Dina Perrone


The lyrics of many American popular songs across various genres—including metal, country, blues, folk, jazz, rap, and electronica—make reference to drugs (e.g., alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, hallucinogens, opiates, and stimulants) and drug experiences. The plethora of these songs have long prompted parental concerns about whether such content could promote drug use, perhaps most notably in ...

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