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10 Songs About Books, Writers And All Things Literary (VIDEO)

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Since even before The Beatles hit the pop charts with their 1966 song "Paperback Writer," music about writers, books, letters and all other things literary have been a part of the cultural landscape. With influences ranging from Dr. Seuss to George Orwell, and music from The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kenny Chesney, books have appeared in music across the map.

From authors to protagonists, from titles to quotes. Here are 10 songs that feature bookish things. What are some other songs about writing? Let us know in the comment section below.

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