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The Otherworldly Sounds of the Clavioline, From Musical Saw to Wailing Cat

The insides of our heads are a tangle of hooks. They get this way when a pattern in a piece of music sends a hook down our ear canal and into our temporal lobe, where it may remain lodged for anywhere from 20 minutes to 24 hours. Having a song "stuck in one’s head," a…

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