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'''Country music''' is a [[genre]] with singers such as [[Garth Brooks]] and [[Willie Nelson]].  
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'''Country music''' is a [[genre]] of music which origonated in the rural Southern and Western [[United States]]. It is tipified by the heavy use of [[guitar]]s, [[steel guitar]]s, and [[fiddle]]s, and, like its root style [[blues]], an accented 2nd and 4th beat in the drums.
  
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==History==
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Modern country music (in the later half of the 20th century and beyond) evolved from "hillbilly music," or [[bluegrass]] (which itself has roots in the folk music of the [[Appalachia]]n hills), as well as early blues from the [[deep south]].
  
==See Also==
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==Artists==
[[Toby Keith]]
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Some famous country musicians include:
 
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*[[Toby Keith]]
[[Johnny Cash]]
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*[[Johnny Cash]]
 
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*[[Garth Brooks]]
[[Garth Brooks]]
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*[[Willie Nelson]]
 
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*[[Tim McGraw]]
[[Willie Nelson]]
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[[Tim McGraw]]
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Revision as of 15:15, 20 October 2007

Country music is a genre of music which origonated in the rural Southern and Western United States. It is tipified by the heavy use of guitars, steel guitars, and fiddles, and, like its root style blues, an accented 2nd and 4th beat in the drums.

History

Modern country music (in the later half of the 20th century and beyond) evolved from "hillbilly music," or bluegrass (which itself has roots in the folk music of the Appalachian hills), as well as early blues from the deep south.

Artists

Some famous country musicians include: