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saulgoldie 'Folk.' OK...1954. What's 'country?' (17) Folklore: 'Folk.' OK...1954. What's 'country?' 25 Jan 13


So we've done "What is 'folk'"? to death.

How 'bout "what is "'country'." The instruments? The themes? The accent of the singer? Playability? A time frame, which perhaps has gone? Like what they play currently on "country" stations is more "pop" than "country?" Unless they mention "the South" "tractors" "trucks" "beer or whiskey" or "lovin and losin, or losin and lovin" or "Jesus?" The "artists" who do it?

One song mentions "Cash, Hank, Willie and Waylon."

Anyone?

Saul


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