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  Rock This Country! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Written by Mutt Lange and Twain, "Rock This Country!" was released to North American country radio stations in late 1999.
"Rock This Country!" debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart the week of January 15, 2000 at number 58.
"Rock This Country!" became the first single from Come on Over to miss both the top ten and top twenty, it became her lowest peaking single since "God Bless the Child" which peaked at number 48.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rock_This_Country!   (476 words)

 Country-Rock Roots
As the 70s progressed, the Eagles would migrate more towards commercial rock, and by the release of "Hotel California" in 1976, most of their country influences were now gone, as were original members Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon.
As mainstream country music imploded into pop-country schmaltz after the Urban Cowboy era, a new group of artists would put a little rock in their country, and create a whole new genre of exciting rock-influenced country music.
So the responsibility has fallen to independent artists, to explore the fertile territory between country and rock and roll music, and put out records which don't necessarily fit neatly into a single established format, but are interesting and entertaining for that very reason.
www.mikeclifford.com /Countryrockroots.htm   (1610 words)

 Country rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Country rock is a musical genre formed from the fusion of rock and roll with country music.
While such cross-pollination has occurred throughout the history of both genres, the term is usually used to refer to the wave of groups of the late 1960s and early 1970s who began to record country flavored records, including Neil Young, The Byrds, Gram Parsons and Bob Dylan with The Band.
A similar genre, southern rock, often fuses country rock and blues rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Country_rock   (463 words)

 Folk/Country Rock Downloads - Download Folk/Country Rock Music - Download Folk/Country Rock MP3s
Under the direction of new member Gram Parsons, the Byrds tackled country music on their 1968 album =Sweetheart of the Rodeo.= Parsons proved to be the guiding force in country-rock, as his solo records and albums with the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Byrds provided the blueprint for country-rock.
The Flying Burrito Brothers helped forge the connection between rock and country, and with their 1969 debut album, The Gilded Palace of Sin, they virtually invented the blueprint for country-rock.
Rock's longest, strangest trip, the Grateful Dead were the psychedelic era's most beloved musical ambassadors as well as its most enduring survivors, spreading their message of peace, love, and mind-expansion across the globe throughout the better part of three decades.
www.mp3.com /folk-country-rock/genre/217/subgenre.html   (8163 words)

 Country Music Article - Gram Parsons: the father of country rock lives again, July 1999
The time was the mid-1960's and the early 1970's, when country music and things that twang took a back seat to druggy psychedelia and feel-good pop.
Take it from Paul Kremen, co-producer of the new 13-song tribute "Return of the Grievous Angel" disc, who waited earnestly between sets at a reunion of Emmylou Harris and her Hot Band in 1995 and was struck by how a tape of Wilco's first album played during the intermission reminded him of the Parsons sound.
He appeared hellbent on tearing down the walls between country and rock, sensing an innate connection between songs from the Opry and straight-from-the-soul R&B. His success can't be measured by his own efforts, but by the way others tried to emulate him and still do.
www.countrystandardtime.com /d/article.asp?fn=gramparsons.asp   (1058 words)

 Amazon.fr : Desperados: The Roots of Country Rock: Livres en anglais: John Einarsen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Experimental young longhairs in 1960s Southern California brought about the birth of country rock, rife with complications as it was.
Rock writer Einarson here provides a well-researched, readable history of country rock (country with a rock beat and rock with a country twang).
Country rock came to a halt in 1973 with the death of Gram Parsons, just as the Eagles and Linda Ronstadt began to achieve pop stardom.
www.amazon.fr /Desperados-Roots-Country-John-Einarsen/dp/0815410654   (619 words)

 Desperados: The Roots of Country Rock
The mellow sound of southern California country rock with its tight bluegrass harmonies and country instrumentation would influence the rock scene in the next few years through artists like the Eagles and Linda Ronstadt.
Despite failing to achieve a commercial breakthrough in their time, these country rock pioneers left a lasting impact on popular music by redefining both country music and rock.
Desperados is 300 pages long (with 16 pages of illustrations) tracing the evolution of country rock out of southern California between 1963 and '73 and all the artists who pioneered that genre.
desperados0.tripod.com   (1003 words)

 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
The Rock Hill Hotel helps guests start the day off right with a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast featuring bagels, breads, muffins, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juices, coffee, tea and other choices.
For lunch and dinner, the Rock Hill Hotel is close to a selection of restaurants, including Chili's, Golden Coral, Harry and Jean's and Longhorn Steakhouse.
The Rock Hill Hotel, just minutes away from two major Rock Hill industrial parks, is convenient to an array of local corporate offices.
www.countryinns.com /rockhillsc   (352 words)

 Country-Rock Downloads - Download Country-Rock Music - Download Country-Rock MP3s
It is country music informed by rock's counterculture ideals, as well as its reliance on loud amplification, prominent backbeat, and pop melodies.
By the spring of 1968, Parsons had become a member of the Byrds and he was largely responsible for the group's shift towards country music with their album Sweetheart of the Rodeo.
It was released in the spring of 1975.
www.mp3.com /genre/218/subgenre.html   (6078 words)

 Country exhibits rock Cleveland
The thing is, this scene is set not at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum but at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
Country in its current form could not exist without rock 'n' roll, and rock in any form would not have existed without country.
The Rock Hall's newest exhibit is a prominent feature on Roy Orbison, who recorded at Nashville's RCA Studio B and who lived near Johnny Cash in a house on Old Hickory Lake.
www.ramradio.net /blog/_archives/2006/7/30/2177860.html   (280 words)

 Genre Playlist: Country Rock @ Blogcritics.org
Rock 'n' roll, after all, was originally the marriage of blues and country; Muddy Waters plus Hank Williams, so to speak.
A near perfect blending of country music and light psychedelic rock, it is a showcase for the talents of Gram Parsons, who delivers these weepers with conviction, and Chris Hillman, who supplies the perfect harmonies.
They combine a very country/folk sound with a sort of slacker rock a la Pavement (coincidentally, two of the original members of the band were in Pavement and Stephen Malkmus has appeared on a couple albums, including their upcoming release).
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/04/20/235709.php   (3740 words)

 The Country Flash Band Specializing in Country and Country Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
he Country Flash Band was formed in 1982 and played in local taverns and night clubs in the Salem area.
Band is billed as a country band it has incorporated several music types.
At present the "Country Flash Band" is made up of Ron Weathers - bassist, vocalist and band leader who started the band in 1982, Paul Kaye - drummer, vocalist and harmony singer with the band since 1986 and Randy Cogar - guitarist, vocalist and harmony singer since 1998.
www.countryflashband.com   (205 words)

 Diverging Styles -- Country Rock & Southern Rock
It's country rock -- an apolitical version of folk rock with more emphasis on country sounds (fiddle, banjo, steel guitar).
A no-frills return to basic rock 'n' roll -- it relies on the combination of country and western and rhythm and blues, with an emphasis on the latter.
The focus of the group, however, was Ronnie Van Zant -- a rock icon of the proud "redneck" singer.
landru.myhome.net /jtrees/Rock/country_southernrck.html   (885 words)

 Red Rock Country - Red Rock Pass Program
A Red Rock Pass (or Golden Eagle, Golden Age or Golden Access) is required when recreating on National Forest land in Red Rock Country, a high-impact recreation area.
Vehicles parked on the National Forest in the red rock area that do not display a valid pass in the windshield are subject to receiving a citation.
A Golden Access Passport may be issued to any citizen or permanent resident of the United States that is permanently disabled and eligible for disability benefits, and it is valid for the lifetime of the passport holder.
www.redrockcountry.org /passes-and-permits   (1229 words)

 Rolling Stone : Kid Rock Goes Country   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Detroit native Kid Rock can't thank God he's a country boy, but he has been hankering to have a country hit for some time now.
Earlier this month, Moorer went into a Chicago studio to lay down new vocals for a new single version of the song, after Crow's label nixed the idea of her version being released as a single.
Rock and Moorer will debut their duet before a herd of Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews fans at the Post-Gazette Pavilion, outside of Pittsburgh.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/5933546/kid_rock_goes_country   (426 words)

 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
The Rock Falls Hotel helps guests start the day off right with a free deluxe continental breakfast featuring bagels, breads, muffins, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juices, coffee, tea and other choices.
For lunch and dinner, the Rock Falls Hotel is close to a selection of restaurants, including Arthur's Garden Deli, Bennigan's, Hardee's and Subway.
The Rock Falls Hotel is handily located a half mile off I-88 near all the local Rock Falls retail businesses, including Northland Mall.
www.countryinns.com /rockfallsil   (279 words)

 Amazon.com: Country Is My Rock: Music: Trent Tomlinson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Country music has always been based upon a turn of a phrase, and Tomlinson and his co-writers have a definite knack for it.
But more than that, it is a true, honest, genuine country record, with enough rockin' attitude to make sure you crank the speakers way up, roll the windows down, throw your arm around your girl...or put another quarter in the jukebox and hold tight to your beer.
The song 'Country is my Rock' is a song that will tell you that he likes listening to some of the greats.
www.amazon.com /Country-My-Rock-Trent-Tomlinson/dp/B000CNGCDY   (1177 words)

 CD Baby: TOP COUNTRY: Country Rock
Canada's most popular roots rock band, Blue Rodeo became a veritable institution in their home country, although they never quite moved beyond cult status in the U.S. Their sound is a basic blend of country, folk, and rock, but with a definite pop appeal.
Alternative Country with punk overtones and a generous amount of humor.
Poco defined country rock in the sixties and seventies and are back after 13 years.
cdbaby.com /picks/29?skip=10   (868 words)

 Country Joe Rock Music Memorabilia
Country Joe and the Fish was a rock/folk music band known for
folksinger, Country Joe McDonald qualifies as one of the best-known names from '60s rock still performing.
McDonald remains a thriving, working musician who travels the world and continues to sell records.
www.irocknroll.com /CountryJoe.html   (139 words)

 Bay of Islands Country Rock Festival (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
As country rock enthusiasts, we are always keen to keep up with the news on what musicians are up to.
If you have some news to share about the country rock scene, email us so we can include it here.
Country rock stars Alison Hams and Mark Tempany celebrated their marriage recently.
www.country-rock.co.nz.cob-web.org:8888 /news.htm   (536 words)

And while we are nationally recognized for our country and western themed events, with over 1.5 MILLION titles to choose from, we have a diverse selection of music to meet your needs.
As an avid line dancer and country music fan, I found a love and talent for being a Mobile Entertainer.
In our sixth year of traveling throughout the Western United States, we've received awards, accolades, and honors, but none as important as the testaments of the brides, grooms and special folks, we have had the honor to work for.
www.rockincountrydj.com   (529 words)

 DWM Roots and Country Rock
The downtrodden troubadour of roots rock & roll sallies forth with a sensational alt-effort.
This album is so vibrant and rocking that I guess it would be fair to rank Arvey up there with the best.
Superb album of geetar-twangin' Rockabilly, Rockin' Country and 50's style Rock 'n' Roll.
www.dwmmusic.com /roots.asp   (130 words)

 Rock Glen Country House Hotel - Clifden - Rock Glen Country House Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
I had very high hopes for our stay at Rock Glen, primarily based on the price (very high, indicating a nice place) and the 4-star rating as advertised on the sign outside the property.
My husband and I found the Rock Glen Country House Hotel to be charming: from the gracious staff and welcoming turf fire, we felt like we were "at home." Admittedly, I was a teeny bit disappointed that...
The Rock Glen is under new management and I have to say that the stay was nice, it was not a patch on what it used to be.It may be just the new owners settling in and things will improve but the food...
tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g211883-d212616-Reviews-Rock_Glen_Country...   (840 words)

 Country Music France, french country official directory, annuaire officiel français de la musique country américaine
Country Music France : tout savoir sur la musique country en France.
Toute l'information sur la country music en France et en Europe, les danses country avec le club country western, les évènements country music, la musique Country en pays français ainsi que les artistes américains, les stars américaines, les festivals, les concerts, les tournées...
Tous les genres musicaux de la country music tels que new country, traditionnel, bluegrass, blues, west coast, old time, rockabilly, hillbily, cajun, zydeco, rock'n roll, irish, rock sudiste, irlandais, celtique.
www.countryfr.com   (186 words)

 Music History, Chronologies, Timelines, Rock, Country, Opera, Classical (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Here is your guide to the medieval music scene, the Baroque's greatest hits, Blues, Bluegrass, Rock and Roll, and more.
History of Country Music - Online exhibit looks at some of the influential artists and songs of the late 1920's through the year 2000, era by era.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum - Search or browse photos and information on all inductees with detailed biographies and accomplishments.
www.chiff.com.cob-web.org:8888 /art/music/history.htm   (352 words)

 Music Spectrum: Country-influenced Rock: Hayes Carll's Little Rock
It’s the kind of country music that could be embraced by fans of Americana, AltCountry, folk, and blues.
Really, Carll is as country as they get, just that he’s the kind of country you can be proud of.
Just like one of those river towns that has become just a collection of crumbling buildings on the banks of a town skipped by the almighty Interstate, so this man seems to have a crumbled life, wondering if he should just stay hiding out in the rubble of the past or if there’s renovation available.
www.musicspectrum.org /2005/05/country-influenced-rock-hayes-carlls.html   (720 words)

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