Country

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Definition

Country music from the southern states of the USA that developed through the 1920s and encompasses both American folk music and music from the western part of the USA.

Early exponents of the style were artists such as Jimmy Rodgers and the Carter Family. Country music has remained popular throughout the decades.

Artists who have embraced and developed the style include Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Leanne Rimes and Shania Twain.

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