From 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand' to 'You and Me Ain't Nothin' but Mammals'

Half a century of "wooing women" in music goes downhill fast, from the syrupy romantic ballads of the 1950s to the graphic language of today's hip hop and pop. The viral video collective cdza, a group of Juilliard-trained musicians featuring the vocal stylings of Jeremy Haines, puts it all together in one humorous medley. 

The team has found YouTube success creating inventive "music experiments," like History of Whistling, a mashup of 100 years' worth of whistling in pop songs:

Don't miss their History of Lyrics That Aren't Lyrics:

For more by cdza, visit http://www.cdzamusic.com.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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