country and western music
Popular music originating in the southeastern and southwestern United States. Its lyrics depict the trials and successes of everyday life. The Grand Ole Opry, located in Nashville, Tennessee, helped to broaden its audience through radio.
5 Famous Words Of American Country MusicRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
What Kind Of Songs Get To Be Called “Country Music”?Past and present, country music—and what gets to be called country music—is far more complex than many realize.
- country and western,
- country blues,
- country club,
- country code,
- country cousin,
- country dance
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