These made me laugh:
A clever animation from Andy Faulds
And the root cause of peak oil:
Clearly shows that popular music has been in steady decline since the late sixties (as we all knew anyway), but I’m still not sure if the decline in music was caused by the decline in oil production, or vice versa.
Hi Doug –
Looks to me like oil peaked and declined about five years before the music did.
Though I wonder if the Rolling Stone top X is a good measure of the quality of the music of a particular time period. Does top 40’s really reflect what anyone really likes?