Music History

Friday timesuck: How music tastes evolved

If you’re looking to kill some time before the weekend starts, you might want to have a look at this visual examination of how music tastes have evolved over the last 60-something years. The Pudding, which digs into all sorts of data analysis involving top five singles on the Billboard charts “so we can stop arguing about when music was still good.”

I will not be held accountable for how much time you may lose when you click the image below. (Via JacobsMedia)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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