hillbilly music

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country music originating in mountainous regions of southern United States

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Also taking part in the festival are Charlie Thompson (England) who loves to sing vintage Hillbilly music from the 1940s, The Sabrejets from Belfast, the Tennessee Hot Shots featuring Martin Barrett from Scotland, Aces Wild from Dublin, and Madcatz from Belfast.
The complexities of the hillbilly are most evident in Harkins's discussion of country music, which was widely known as "hillbilly music" from the 1920s through the 1950s.
Also a music lover, he plays the five-stringed banjo, used in American mountain and hillbilly music. He works as a tool maker in Ushaw Moor, County Durham.
"I developed a very broad palate for music, from hillbilly music - that's what it was called then - right to Sousa marches and Shostakovich.
The headliners, Barley Scotch, guitar, fiddle and vocals; Dale Reno, mandolin and guitar and Don Wayne Reno, banjo, backed by a long-haired bass guitarist called Jeff, had been playing hillbilly music for a long, long time without much success, until they started interpreting the tunes of heavy metal merchants AC/DC with a bluegrass twist - their very name is a tribute to the Aussie band - maintaining the belief that the Lost Highway of Hank Williams and AC/DC's Highway To Hell are essentially the same road.
Just about everyone who heard them has fond memories of the hillbilly music duo of Skeets and Frankie.
Countrypolitan gave the likes of Cline crossover appeal while trying to erase the singing rube/cowboy image that, via earlier movie and radio stars like Jimmie Rodgers and Gene Autry, first brought hillbilly music into mainstream markets.
Think hillbilly music with big beats and you're still nowhere near the mark.
The musical genre that was, until 1949, derogatorily called "hillbilly music" has its origins in songs of the English, Scots, and Irish settlers of the Appalachians.
He describes their hybrid sound as 'high risk, low tech, hillbilly music. Who am I to argue?
The idea that a country-and-western song, which many people will regard as simple hillbilly music, should stand beside music of sets and aggregates rings false and may even seem patronizing.
A redneck prison guard (Stephen Lee Anderson), envious of Sal's prison-funded schooling and notoriety, taunts Sal with death threats (and the audience with hillbilly music).
Vernon Dalhart: Conservatory-trained Texas opera singer who hits on hard times in New York in the early 1920s and trades Puccini for hillbilly music. Covers Henry Whitter's "The Wreck of the Old '97." It sells 6 million copies, the best-selling 78-rpm country record ever.
The academic discovery of hillbilly music was paralleled, and in part inspired, by the urban folk music revival of the 1960s.
A musicologist, ethnomusicologist and professional keyboard performer, Anne's interests, scholarly and otherwise were boundless: Machaut, hillbilly music from 1920 to 1940, Mahler, American Indian music, Mozart, Anglo-Celtic music, Stravinsky and Shostakovich.