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John Cage's music, if not properly nonsensical, can well be considered paradoxical and his circuses are based on the incongruous juxtaposition of very different musical styles; here are some links:

The Beatles and in particular John Lennon often wrote Nonsense songs, the encyclopedic rec.music.beatles Home Page is certainly the first place to look; there you will also find a lot of other links.

Frank Zappa also often wrote nonsensical music with nonsense lyrics, he is certainly one of the most successful rockers on the Web:

Another group with a penchant for Nonsense are the Grateful Dead, David Dodd has written an essay on theit use of nonsense in the lyrics.

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