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Know About the Pop And Traditional Country Music (1)


The genre is primarily of two kinds. The first relates to traditional country which includes western music, hillbilly and blue grass. The second type relates to pop country which is basically a combination of rock, pop and traditional country style music. Have a look at them here. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Know About the Pop And Traditional Country Music (1)

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  • Know About the Pop And Traditional Country Music

  • Country music started to become popular in the
    1930s. The origin of the genre can be traced to
    the south of rural the USA.
  • It soon spread to the Eastern, Northern and
    Western parts. The genre became immensely popular
    amongst the music lovers and musicians.
  • Country music was enlivened by singers like
    Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood in the year

Traditional Country Music
  • The main feature of this music is its simplicity.
    The style originated from the Appalachian
  • In the area, musical instruments like fiddles,
    banjos and guitars were quite famous.
  • The most popular country style singers of the
    1960s include Willie Nelson, George Jones and
    Johnny Cash to name a few. In the year 2000, Alan
    Jackson gained
  • much popularity as a traditional country singer.

The traditional country style has been further
divided into the two main categories
  • Western and country Music
  • Pop Country Music
  • Bluegrass

Western and Country
  • The western and country style came into existence
    when musicians belonging to the Texas and
    Oklahoma used the western themes for creating
  • The most popular themes included cowboy themes,
    cattle and horses themes and several others.
    Artists like Gene Autry and Roy Rogers became
    popular during this time.
  • This genre can be accessed on country music radio.

Pop Country Music
  • The pop country music is traditional. The
    traditional genre is characterized by simple
    songs and is representative of various real world
  • Pop country music on the other hand utilizes more
    chords than traditional form of music. For
    writing pop country songs, negative themes are
    usually avoided.
  • Over the years, country music has gained
  • and is a preferred choice of many music lovers.

  • This genre is representative of acoustic music
    which involves the usage of numerous instruments
    like mandolin, banjo, bass fiddle, acoustic
    guitar and several others.
  • Artists like Bill Monroe and Stanley Brothers
    specialized in this form.
  • The other popular artists include Nickel Creek,
    Ralph Stanley, Allison Kraus etc. listen on
    Country Radio

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