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Washing Your Hands: Atlanta Magazine Has Some Song Suggestions For Keeping Time

The chorus to OutKast’s “Ms. Jackson” is 20 seconds when sung twice.
The chorus to OutKast’s “Ms. Jackson” is 20 seconds when sung twice.
Credit Robb D. Cohen / Invision/AP

We’re all supposed to wash our hands for 20 seconds and the recommendation is to just sing happy birthday while you rub your hands together.

But with so much great music coming out of this city, Atlanta Magazine’s digital editor Myrydd Wells went on a search for local music that would do the trick. She found nine song snippets, and told WABE why she picked them.

See the full list of songs below and Atlanta Magazine’s story here.

Correction: This story has been corrected to reflect the proper spelling of Atlanta Magazine digital editor Myrydd Wells’ name.

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