* EarWorm: many. "Mother and Child Reunion," "Kodachrome," "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard," "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," and "You Can Call Me Al" are good examples.
* HilariousInHindsight: The chorus of "Kodachrome" is "Don't take my Kodachrome away!". As of 2009, that's exactly what happened, with the discontinuation of Kodachrome slide film.
* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: ''Music/{{Graceland}}'' was revolutionary in the 80's because a musician had never taken modern (at the time at least) pop and fused with South American and African tribal music. Many artists have done this since, leaving first-time listeners wondering what the big deal is.
* {{Tearjerker}}: "The Late Great Johnny Ace". The first John to die is sad. The third John is heartbreaking, when a stranger comes up to Simon to ask him if he'd heard John Lennon was murdered -- and ends up [[DrowningMySorrows in a bar]] listening to Beatles and Lennon songs til the place closes.
* TrueArt: The "comeback" albums of the 1990s.
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