backwoods

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Synonyms for backwoods

Synonyms for backwoods

a remote and undeveloped area

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Pedal steel guitar, saloon piano playing and bluesy harmonica add to the backwoodsy feel.
On the backwoodsy "Barbara Allen,'' Sweet Willie (aka an incessantly whiny Armstrong singing solo) is dying from a broken heart, while the listener might die from sheer boredom.
Martin - who is a master of "claw-hammer" banjo playing (a style of playing that involves striking the strings with the thumb and one finger) and the Steep Canyon Rangers play as a cohesive unit, making "Rare Bird Alert" an exuberant celebration of bluegrass music, without coming off as stuffy, scholarly or too backwoodsy for the casual listener.
On his follow-up to 2009's Grammy-winning "The Crow: New Songs for the Five String Banjo," Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers - lead singer/guitarist Woody Platt, mandolin player Mike Guggino, bassist Charles Humphrey, fiddler Nicky Sanders and banjo player Graham Sharp (who plays three-fingered "Scruggs style" banjo) - play as a cohesive unit, making "Rare Bird Alert" an exuberant celebration of bluegrass music, without coming off as stuffy, scholarly or too backwoodsy for the casual listener.