Music genres similar to or like Country music

Genre of popular music that originated with blues, old-time music, and various types of American folk music including Appalachian, Cajun, and the cowboy Western music styles of New Mexico, Red Dirt, Tejano, and Texas country. Wikipedia

  • Music history of the United States

    The music history of the United States includes many styles of folk, popular and classical music. Some of the best-known genres of American music are blues, jazz, rock and roll, rock, hip hop, house, and country. The history began with the Native Americans, the first people to populate North America. Wikipedia

  • Folk music

    Folk music includes traditional folk music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th-century folk revival. Some types of folk music may be called world music. Wikipedia

  • Music of the United States

    The music of the United States reflects the country's pluri-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Mixture of music influenced by West Africa, Ireland, Latin America, and mainland Europe, among other places. Wikipedia

  • American folk music

    The term American folk music encompasses numerous music genres, variously known as traditional music, traditional folk music, contemporary folk music, or roots music. Many traditional songs have been sung within the same family or folk group for generations, and sometimes trace back to such origins as Great Britain, Europe, or Africa. Wikipedia

  • Form of country music composed by and about the people who settled and worked throughout the Western United States and Western Canada. Western music celebrates the lifestyle of the cowboy on the open ranges, Rocky Mountains, and prairies of Western North America. Wikipedia

  • American popular music

    American popular music has had a profound effect on music across the world. The country has seen the rise of popular styles that have had a significant influence on global culture, including ragtime, blues, jazz, swing, rock, bluegrass, country, R&B, doo wop, gospel, soul, funk, punk, disco, house, techno, salsa, grunge and hip hop. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of music in the United States from 1920 to 1949. African-American singer, the first blues song recorded at all by an African-American woman, and the first vocal blues recording of any kind, a few months after making the first documented recording by an African-American female singer, "You Can't Keep a Good Man Down" and "That Thing Called Love", which were successful enough for Okeh to commission "Crazy Blues". Stylistically, it resembles other vaudeville music of the era, but it borrows a poetic and melodic form from African-American folk music, as well as elements of unrelated "field-holler" vocal practices. More than its traditional predecessors, this mixture would come to define and epitomize the blues for later generations. The song becomes a surprising commercial success that would open up the market for African-American music by selling more than 8,000 copies a week for several months. It is followed by a string of hits by African-American women singers. Wikipedia

  • Alternative country

    Loosely defined subgenre of country rock, which includes acts that differ significantly in style from mainstream country music, mainstream country rock, and country pop. Alternative country artists are often influenced by alternative rock. Wikipedia

  • List of music albums, EPs, and mixtapes released in 2017. These are notable albums, defined as having received significant coverage from reliable sources independent of the subject. Wikipedia

  • Rapidly growing subgenre of country music from Texas. Unique style of Western music and is often associated with other distinct neighboring styles, including Red Dirt from Oklahoma, the New Mexico music of New Mexico, and Tejano in West Texas. Wikipedia

  • Blues

    Music genre and musical form which was originated in the Deep South of the United States around the 1860s by African-Americans from roots in African musical traditions, African-American work songs, and spirituals. Blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts, chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. Wikipedia

  • Old-time music

    Genre of North American folk music. It developed along with various North American folk dances, such as square dancing, clogging, and buck dancing. Wikipedia

  • Old time fiddle

    Genre of American folk music. "Old time fiddle tunes" derived from European folk dance tunes such as Jig, Reel, Breakdown, Schottische, Waltz, Two Step and Polka. Wikipedia

  • Banjo music

    Genre of music that consists exclusively, or primarily of, the banjo. Banjo music can be played as a solo, or it can be played with a band. Wikipedia

  • Music radio format that specializes in playing mainstream country and western music hits from past decades. The radio format specializes in hits from the 1950s through the early 1980s, and focus primarily on innovators and artists from country music's Golden Age, including Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Kitty Wells, Charlie Pride, Tammy Wynette, and Johnny Cash. Wikipedia

  • New Mexico music

    Genre of music that originated in the US State of New Mexico, it derives from the Puebloan music in the 13th century, and with the folk music of Hispanos during the 16th to 19th centuries in Santa Fe de Nuevo México. The style went through several changes during pre-statehood, mostly during the developments of Mexican folk and cowboy Western music. Wikipedia

  • Red Dirt (music)

    Music genre that gets its name from the color of soil found in Oklahoma. Considered to be the center of Red Dirt music ; but the genre also extends to music made south of the Red River in Texas. Wikipedia

  • Rockabilly

    One of the earliest styles of rock and roll music. It dates back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South. Wikipedia

  • Western swing

    Subgenre of American country music that originated in the late 1920s in the West and South among the region's Western string bands. Dance music, often with an up-tempo beat, which attracted huge crowds to dance halls and clubs in Texas, Oklahoma and California during the 1930s and 1940s until a federal war-time nightclub tax in 1944 contributed to the genre's decline. Wikipedia

  • Bluegrass music

    Genre of American roots music that developed in the 1940s in the United States Appalachian region. The genre derives its name from the band Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of music in the United States from 1950 to 1969. Released; it is the first "mass-produced, solid body electric guitar". Wikipedia

  • Country pop

    Fusion genre of country music and pop music that was developed by members of the country genre out of a desire to reach a larger, mainstream audience. Country pop music blends genres like rock, pop, and country, continuing similar efforts that began in the late 1950s, known originally as Nashville sound and later on as Countrypolitan. Wikipedia

  • 1970s in music

    Overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1970s. In North America, Europe, and Oceania, the decade saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 1970s. Wikipedia

  • List of country music festivals

    Incomplete list of country music festivals, which encapsulates music festivals focused on country music. This list may have some overlap with the larger topic list of folk festivals, and may also overlap with the related topics list of blues festivals, list of jam band music festivals, list of bluegrass music festivals, and list of old-time music festivals. Wikipedia

  • Outlaw country

    Subgenre of American country music, most popular during the 1970s and early 1980s. Outlaw country often centers around outlaws or prisoners opposing law enforcement, or on the lifestyles of criminals "on the lam" and their relationships with substance abuse and poverty. Wikipedia

  • 1950s in music

    Overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1950s. Various genre in the First World, rock and roll, doo-wop, pop, swing, rhythm and blues, blues, Country music, rockabilly, and jazz music dominated and defined the decade's music. Wikipedia

  • Latin American music in the United States

    Latin American music has long influenced popular American music within the industry catch-all term "Latin music", especially jazz, rhythm and blues, and country music, even giving rise to unique US styles of music including salsa, New Mexico, Tejano, and Western. Fusion genres such as Chicano rock, Nuyorican rap, and Chicano rap have arisen from Latin communities within the United States. Wikipedia

  • Part of the Appalachian folk music tradition, and includes styles of fiddling, ballad singing, and other styles that draw on Ulster-Scots music. West Virginia consists of a mostly rural region, although its few relatively urban centers are prominent spots of musical innovation. Wikipedia

  • Music of Barbados

    The music of Barbados includes distinctive national styles of folk and popular music, including elements of Western classical and religious music. Syncretic mix of African and British elements, and the island's music reflects this mix through song types and styles, instrumentation, dances, and aesthetic principles.. Wikipedia

  • List of music albums, EPs, and mixtapes released in 2006. These are notable albums, defined as having received significant coverage from reliable sources independent of the subject. Wikipedia

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