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Country music is a musical genre that originated in the southern United States in the early ..... In the mid-1940s, the Grand Ole Opry did not want the Playboys' drummer to appear on stage. ... Red Foley, the biggest country star following World War II, had one of the first million-selling gospel hits ("Peace in the Valley") and ...

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Where was country music born? If you said Nashville, you'd be wrong. The right answer is Bristol, Tennessee. Bristol is on the Tennessee and Virginia border, ...

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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 ...

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country music: Style of 20th-century American popular music that originated among ... film stars, of whom Gene Autry was the best known, took country music and .... created for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897 but did not become.

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by Richard A. Peterson, author of Creating Country Music. Atlanta ... How did " western" get linked to "country"? ... from the Grand Ole Opry cast for being too far gone to keep up the clean-cut facade required by even the biggest star of the Opry.

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Oct 1, 2013 ... Are you aware that Nashville is currently embroiled in an outright civil war? The country music genre has gone through…