The latest reader mailbag looks at Olympic theme songs, Maroon 5, Carly Rae Jepsen, No Doubt and Washington, D.C.'s best musicians.
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NEW ACTS' REIGN WON'T FALL
What a great spring and summer it's been for new talent! With the last three consecutive No. 1 Hot 100 hits by