So did the music die in 1959? Well, no, but what do we have now? Rap and similarly vacuous beats. Japan, of course, never died in 2011, but it took a severe hit. After all, where are the Greeks today, and the Romans are now Italians. Will Japan hang in there at the top? Will the 2020 Summer Olympics provide a stimulus?
P.S. If anyone is wondering why my postings have been so late lately, call Oceanic, their service has recently been spotty.