Country and Western
Country music is a genre of American popular music that originated in Southern United States, in Atlanta, Georgia in the 1920s. It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of American folk music an...
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1960s in music
This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1960s.In North America, Europe and Oceania, the decade was particularly revolutionary in terms of popular music...
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Rockabilly
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South. As a genre it blends the sound of Western musical styles such as ...
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Nashville sound
The Nashville sound originated during the late 1950s as a subgenre of American country music, replacing the chart dominance of honky tonk music which was most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. Although ...
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Country soul
Southern soul is a type of soul music that emerged from the Southern United States. The music originated from a combination of styles, including blues (both 12 bar and jump), country, early rock and r...
Bakersfield sound
The Bakersfield sound was a genre of country music developed in the mid- to late 1950s in and around Bakersfield, California. Bakersfield country was a reaction against the slickly produced, string or...
Country rock
Country rock is a subgenre of country music, formed by the wave of rock musicians who began to record country-flavored records in the late 1960s and early 1970s. These musicians recorded rock records ...
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Outlaw country
Outlaw country is a subgenre of country music, most popular during the late 1960s and the 1970s (and even into the 1980s in some cases), sometimes referred to as the outlaw movement or simply outlaw m...
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Country pop
Country pop, with roots in both the countrypolitan sound and in folk rock, is a subgenre of country music and pop music that first emerged in the 1970s. Although the term first referred to country mus...
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Neotraditionalist country
Neotraditional country, also known as "new traditional" country, is a country music style that emphasizes the instrumental background and a "traditional" country vocal style. Neotraditional country ar...
Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame
The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame honours Canadian country music artists, builders or broadcasters, living or deceased. The artifact collection includes extensive biographical information on th...
Country musicians‎
This is an alphabetical list of notable country music performers. It includes artists who played country music at some point in their career, even if they were not exclusively country music performers...
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List of country performers by era
Below is a list of notable country performers alphabetically by period, with each listing followed by a description of the artists' work.
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List of country television and radio shows
The following lists American TV and radio shows of note that were either predominantly related to country music or had a significant impact on the country music genre:
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V Put
"V Put'" (Russian: В путь, English: Onwards, En route, Let's go) is a song written in 1954 by Soviet composer Vasily Solovyov-Sedoi and poet Mikhail Dudin. It was originally written for the fi...
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We Got Love
"We Got Love" is a song written by Bernie Lowe and Kal Mann. It was released as a single by Bobby Rydell in 1959. The song became a hit, charting at number six on the Billboard Hot 100. A cover versio...
Rock and roll
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a c...
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The End of the World (Skeeter Davis song)
"The End of the World" is a pop music hit song recorded by Skeeter Davis that enjoyed international success in the 1960s.
"The End of the World" was written by Arthur Kent and Sylvia Dee; the latt...
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Silver Threads and Golden Needles
"Silver Threads and Golden Needles", a song written by Jack Rhodes and Dick Reynolds, was first recorded by Wanda Jackson in 1956. The original lyrics, as performed by Jackson, contain a verse not usu...
Tall Paul
"Tall Paul" is a song recorded by Annette Funicello and written by the Sherman Brothers. It marked the first time that a female singer reached a top ten slot for a rock and roll single. It also spot...
Gone (Ferlin Husky song)
"Gone" is a 1957 single by Ferlin Husky written by Smokey Rogers. The song was Ferlin Husky's second No. 1 on the country chart, where it stayed at the top for ten weeks with a total of 27 weeks on t...
Wynn Stewart
Winford Lindsey Stewart (June 7, 1934 – July 17, 1985), better known as Wynn Stewart, was an American country music performer. He was one of the progenitors of the Bakersfield sound. Although n...
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The Buckaroos
The Buckaroos were a Grammy-winning band led by Buck Owens in the 1960s and early '70s, who were heavily involved in the development and presentation of the "Bakersfield Sound." Their peak of success...
Freddie Hart
Frederick Segrest (born December 21, 1926), known professionally as Freddie Hart, is an American country musician and songwriter best known for his No. 1 hit "Easy Loving," which won the Country Musi...
May You Always
"May You Always" is a popular song by Larry Markes (lyrics) and Dick Charles (pseudonym of Richard Charles Krieg), published in 1959.The biggest hit version in the United States was by The McGuire Sis...
The Three Bells
"The Three Bells", also known as "Jimmy Brown" or "Little Jimmy Brown", is a song made popular by The Browns in 1959. The single reached number one on the U.S. country and pop charts, outperforming a ...
Misty Blue
'"Misty Blue"' is a song written by Bob Montgomery in 1966 which has become a hit in the pop, C&W and soul fields through various versions, the most successful being the 1976 pop/soul hit by Dorot...
Susan Raye
Susan Raye (born October 8, 1944 in Eugene, Oregon, United States) is an American country music singer. She enjoyed great popularity during the early and mid 1970's and chalked up seven top 10 and ni...
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It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin'
It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin' is a 1962 album by Burl Ives, recorded in Nashville, Tennessee. It scored No. 24 on Billboard (magazine)'s 1962 Pop Albums Chart. During the same year, the title son...
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