country music

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Synonyms for country music

a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States

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Fans attending Wednesday's show at Birmingham NIA will see that Dolly has also returned to the mainstream country music that made her so successful in the first place.
With the alt country scene and its counter-culture attitude, burgeoning interest in bluegrass festivals, an economic downturn brought on by the dot-com bust, and the natural cycle of country-pop waning, all catalysts were in place to send mainstream country music in a new direction.
Among fans of mainstream Country Music, Foster is known as the bespectacled half of hit duo Foster and Lloyd and as one of the hottest songwriters working today.
The complaint, most often voiced is that mainstream country music artists sound alike, their albums a string of banal ditties in predictable cadences, arrangements, rhyme schemes.
We hope not only to draw future generations to the beauty of mainstream country music, but also to make them aware of the debts paid in their name by soldiers of the past, present and future.
Her thick, Southern drawl is juxtaposed with a lively mix of ethereal steel guitar, spare acoustic guitar and stomping drums that sounds like precious little out there in today's mainstream country music scene.
Both performers have had to grow up in the shadows of larger-than-life country stars, and they share a distaste for what mainstream country music has become.