…and a matter of subjective opinion of course. However, the differences in the decades should be obvious.
The 70’s had singer/songwriters/performers of their own works who were original. The 80’s became kitch, and the 90’s were almost completely commercial. Almost everything since is… well, let’s just say not very original!
There are always exceptions of course, and thank God for those few, and it does seem like there is a trend of moving back to the singer/songwriter/performer, many of whom are really good, especially capable of live performances that, in my opinion, are even better than the studio productions!
Anyway, here’s just a taste, a reminder, of some of the previous three decades mentioned above…