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The Great Gatsby, Summed Up in Pop Songs

The Great Gatsby is a fine story, but it would be even better if it were told in the form of song lyrics. Am I right, or am I right? 

Sure, the prose is elegant. The themes? Timeless. The characters? So complicated! Still, it’s missing something, and that something is Adele lyrics. Here, for your enjoyment and mine, is everything that happens in The Great Gatsby as described in popular songs.