Music playlist for the end of the world
Dec. 21 marks end of the world, according to some interpretations of the Mayan calendar. Doomsday preppers may be stock-piling gas masks and Velveeta, but what about some tunes to go along with that paranoia? A playlist for the End Times from the Los Angeles Times:
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Skeeter Davis, 'The End of the World'
Yes, we know it's technically a song about how the world is actually not ending, despite the doom feelings after a breakup. A Mayan apocalypse might finally make us feel justified for acting as if it's all going to hell every time we're dumped. So if we're all going down in flames, at least we'll have some sweet and funny classic country to see us through to the end. -- August Brown
Listen to "The End of the World"