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Country music - Wikipedia

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Country music (sometimes just called country) is a genre of United States popular music that ..... In the mid-1940s, the Grand Ole Opry did not want the Playboys' drummer to appear on stage. ......

Birthplace of Country Music - America's Library

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Birthplace of Country Music A Local Legacy Where was country music born? If you said Nashville, you'd be wrong. The right answer is Bristol, Tennessee.

History of Country Music | English Club

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Jimmie Rodgers, another of country music's earliest stars, was recorded at the ... Elvis had several rockabilly hits early in his career, as did Carl Perkins, Roy ...

The Roots Of Country Music - tribunedigital-chicagotribune

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Sep 16, 1998 ... In the insular world of country music, Bailey, the first African-American to star in the Grand Ole Opry, is accepted as the man who inspired its ...

Ten Things You Didn't Know about the Origins of Country Music.

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Jimmie Rodgers, the "Father of Country Music," didn't think he was the father of anything but three daughters. ... How did "western" get linked to "country"? ... far gone to keep up the clean-cut facade required by even the biggest star of the Opry.

Country music's little white myth | Book Review | Chicago Reader

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Jun 13, 2013 ... Hidden in the Mix: The African-American Presence in Country Music ... The identity they did create was based in part on class and in part on ...

How country music went crazy: A comprehensive timeline of the ...

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Oct 1, 2013 ... The country music genre has gone through quite a transformation in the past ... Stars like Brown, Alan Jackson, Kacey Musgraves, and Gary Allan have .... The song wasn't a hit (thank goodness), but it did give traditionalists ...

A History of Country Music - Piero Scaruffi

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Clyde "Red" Foley was the star of Chicago, popularizing country music in the big ... San Diego's pianist Merrill Moore did the same after World War II, achieving a ...

A Brief History of Country Music - About.com

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The history of country music has witnessed the genre progress from a small ... Great cowboy stars of the era also included Rogers' wife, Dale Evans, the Sons of the ... However, a number of notable artists did emerge during this dark period to  ...

Tennessee: Birthplace of Country Music - The Bristol Music Story ...

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Tennessee. Local Legacies Project Celebrating Community Roots: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Birthplace of Country Music - The Bristol ...