Pop goes poetry: do song lyrics count as literature?
... or are we asking the wrong question? In defence of the wisdom, and visceral joys, of pop music.
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Peter Aspden is the former arts editor of the Financial Times, and continues to write about cultural affairs for the paper. He has lectured widely on the arts, and has been a judge for many leading arts prizes including the South Bank Arts awards, the Prix Pictet for Photography and the Sovereign Asia Art prize. He bought his first Beatles wig when he was five years old.