Money spent on music by average American, 1973-2009 Business Insider This entry was posted in Interesting, Pop Culture. Bookmark the permalink.
Doesn't look so grim if you consider the '90s as an aberration where the industry put out pretty good music. 🙂
The linked article talked about it being indexed for inflation, but it doesn't take into account the fact that manufacturing and distribution of music is quite a bit cheaper these days.