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Old 06-20-2012, 02:25 AM   #311 (permalink)
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Country music is my favorite genre, and no I'm no backwoods hick that eats cornbread and chicken, drinks moonshine and drinks copenhagen in Georgia. I'm just an average country boy from Minnesota, country music tells stories, it talks about stuff I can relate to.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:52 PM   #312 (permalink)
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there is a real authenticity and love of country (no wonder, hehe) in country music (by country I mean bluegrass, country folk, country rock, alternative country, and also southern rock which is a blend of country and hard-rock) and it's part of America's culture. I really went to country music thanks to Dixie Dregs which always have a full country song on their albums. Some of my favourite artists in country music include Johnny cash, Hank Williams, The Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Pure Prairie League, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Son Volt, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Commander Cody and his lost planet airmen and many more.
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Old 06-25-2012, 08:43 PM   #313 (permalink)
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got some more Willie Nelson

all pretty much excellent

love the guy
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:37 PM   #314 (permalink)
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Love country pre-80s mostly. I don't like the popular stuff now, its pretty awful, but I love me some outlaw, traditional and folky/rootsy country a lot. I can't really get enough of it, that old timey stuff from the 30s and 40s (and before) is so full of soul.
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:51 PM   #315 (permalink)
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Talking Country music is growing on me !

Guess as I get older I am drawn more and more towards the other side . The more melodic place that as a youth we spurn
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:59 PM   #316 (permalink)
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Talking I am being drawn towards country.

Never would have thought it possible must be something that happens to one at a certain age
I used to be into the Stones and Pink Floyd. I still am but I now find time to enjoy music by country artists.
Not all but some have a certain something .
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:17 PM   #317 (permalink)
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Here are some of the reasons...

Johnny Cash
Hank Williams
Patsy Cline
Merle Haggard
Willie Nelson
Kris Kristofferson
Waylon Jennings
Billy Joe Shaver
Junior Brown
Wanda Jackson
Loretta Lynn
Faron Young
Vince Gill
Lucinda Williams

Just to name a few.
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:06 PM   #318 (permalink)
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anyone with an opinion like that should not be on a music forum like this!!!! such a sad person to to have such a view of a different genre.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:52 AM   #319 (permalink)
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I like country music for many reasons. I like it due to Eric Church and Carrie Underwood.
Well Carrie Underwood is my biggest attraction to the country music.
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Old 01-23-2013, 05:26 AM   #320 (permalink)
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Why I like Country:

Because its relaxing and is never aggressive or brutal and I like string instruments which are the main instruments used in Country.

although I get bored of Country music very quickly sometimes.
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