Country muisic

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Country muisic (frequently referred tae as juist country) is a genre o Unitit States popular muisic that oreeginatit in the soothren Unitit States in the 1920s.[1] It taks its ruits frae the sootheastren genre o Unitit States, such as fowk muisic (especially Appalachian fowk muisic), an blues muisic. Blues modes hae been uised extensively throughout its recordit history.[2] Country muisic eften conseests o ballads an dance tunes wi generally simple forms an harmonies accompanied bi maistly string instruments such as banjos, electric an acoustic guitars, dobros an fiddles as well as harmonicas.[3][4][5]

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  1. Richard A. Peterson (1999-12-15). Creating Country Music: Fabricating Authenticity. University of Chicago Press. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-226-66285-5.
  2. Richard J. Ripani (2006-08-01). The New Blue Music: Changes in Rhythm & Blues, 1950–1999. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. p. 22. ISBN 978-1-57806-861-6.
  3. "Country music - Definition". Retrieved 2011-10-30.
  4. "Country music - Definition". Oxford Dictionaries. Archived frae the oreeginal on 9 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-30. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  5. Country music - Definition from WordWeb