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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Playing a Young Man's Game?

Editorial by Mark Mayhey & Joe Queenan reporting from London, UK

Madonna and Tarkan

The American music industry has witnessed such ageing pop artists as Madonna reluctant to accede to the responsible choice of passing the torch, making some music commentators wonder about a contradiction in terms - a middle-aged pop star.

However, in the considerable smaller universe of the Turkish music industry, does the continuing stellar energy of younger counterpart Tarkan make for an even more seductive argument that pop culture need not be a young singer's game?

In a three part series:

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