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  Welcome to papercuts.co.uk - Information on Alternative country music
Alternative country, also referred to as "Americana,;" "Cow-punk," "Y'alternative," "No Depression," and "Insurgent Country," is a catch-all term describing a diverse musical genre that combines forms of traditional country music, such as twang, swing, rockabilly,; and bluegrass,; with the ethos and sound of punk rock.
While a definition of "alt.country" may be difficult to pin down, what it is not remains clear: it is not the "Hot Country" music of commercial Nashville, which is seen as homogenous and lacking a sense of tradition.
Next are the "Traditionalists," those who have been in country music for years but whose talents and contributions tend to be ignored by "Hot Country." This includes artists like Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Guy Clark, Merle Haggard, and Don Walser.
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 The Infography about Alternative Country Music
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the rock-and-roll genre in country music.
No Depression: An Introduction to Alternative Country Music.
Are You Ready for the Country: Elvis, Dylan, Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock.
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 Alternative Country Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Austin-based honky-tonk singer, alternative country music crooner, Americana music singer/songwriter whose songs have been recorded by Kelly Willis,...
A refreshing look at Americana music nationally and acts that are unique and important to the American alternative country scene...
Full text of the article, ' Alternative Country Music ' from St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture, a publication in the field of Arts & Entertainment, is provided free of charge by...
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 7MetaSearch.com - [Alternative Country Music]
Alternative country is a term applied to various subgenres of country music.
In the 1990s however, "alternative country" came to refer to a disparate group of musicians and...
Alternative country, also referred to as "Americana," "Cow-punk," "Y'alternative," "No Depression," and...
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 Alt Country Canada - Music, Reviews, Concert Listings
Ya'll come back real soon as I'll be roping in some wayward country for ya.
You know, the outlaw type: Insergent, cowpunk, alt country, whatever that is and whenever it happens here in Canada, I want to be telling their stories by the fire.
For our first long tale around the fire, I thought we might take a looksee at some information on this here thing called "alt country." One of many names it goes by: cowpunk, insurgent country, outlaw, alternative country, americana and other such and such.
www.altcountrycanada.com   (406 words)

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