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kill yourself now 06-05-2006 08:21 AM

i really dislike country music, but...
 
can anyone suggest a band/artist that might sway my opinion?

i cant stand "twangie" sounds. does this rule out the whole genre?

Alo 06-05-2006 08:28 AM

No idea, why would you want to try a genre you don't like?

kill yourself now 06-05-2006 08:33 AM

because when i say i hate a genre, i want to have an arsenal of reasons why i hate it.

MURDER JUNKIE 06-05-2006 08:45 AM

try

Hank Williams III - Straight to Hell

it's twangy but in a good way

guitar777 06-05-2006 04:23 PM

Charlie Robison's Life of the Party. I hated country music to before I heard this CD. It proved to me that there is better country music then what is on the radio. Also, it's helped me find more artists that I now like.

TheBig3 06-07-2006 08:42 PM

You're more than likely listening to radio pat garbage. Don't. Try anything suggested in this forum, or (shameless plug) go find my AltCountry thread and check some of those artists.

jr. 06-07-2006 10:47 PM

Well, if you want real country music, it's going to have a country twang. Sorry, that's just how it is.

However, if you're not choosy, you could pick any artist from today. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, etc. They're all considered country, but they're really soft pop.

Groups today that sound more like classic country are few and far between. The Dixie Chicks and Randy Travis are two that have stayed closer to the traditional sound. Although, the new Dixie Chicks cd is bland, bland, bland.

guitar777 06-08-2006 12:09 PM

Oh, some more artists you might like, Johnny Cash, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Willie Nelson, and Billy Joe Shaver.

TheBig3 06-08-2006 09:08 PM

Steve Earl, no? I like his newer stuff.

stanworshipper 06-09-2006 03:51 PM

Here it is, the only country song I actually like.

Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
http://www.napster.com/player/tracks/15113057

It's actually listenable to me, especially played on the violin...er, fiddle.


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