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Song LyricsSong Lyrics - Bringing you some of the most popular song lyrics on the web. Here is rap battle or Black Eyed Peas lyrics, Michael Jackson lyrics or your favourite Country music. Also are Evanessence Bring me to life, free lyrics, Christian lyrics and smooth love song lyrics.

Welcome to Country Music lyrics where you'll find lyrics from Cowboy, Western Swing, Bluegrass, Honky Tonk, Nashville Sounds, Outlaw Country , Urban Cowboy, New Country & New Traditionalists. Your Country Music lyrics page.

Patsy Cline Crazy

An historical journey of Country Music lyrics

Here you will find your favourite country lyrics spanning the changing moods and styles from the early days of Jimmy Rodgers & The Carter Family. We continue into the Acuff & Grand Ole Opry days featuring Roy Acuff and the Smokey Mountain Boys. On into the Cowboy Music days of Roy Rogers & Gene Autry. Journeying into the days of Western Swing featuring Bill Munroe, Flat Scrubbs & the Foggy Mountain Boys.An historical journey of Country Music lyrics contd.

Out journey then takes us through Bill Munroe & the Bluegrass era, past the Honky Tonk music of Hank Williams into the now most famous Nashville Sound (a blend of Pop & Country featuring Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline and Eddy Arnold).

We move onto to the Outlaw Country days of Willie Nelson, Charley Pride, Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings & Merle Haggard before emerging into the less successful Urban Cowboys era of the early 80's featuring John Conlee, Alabama Country Rock Group & Reba McEntire. An historical journey of Country Music lyrics contd.

The final stages of our journey are with Garth & New Country music featuring Garth Brooks, George Strait, Ricky Skeggs, The Judds and Randy Travis, before our final destination of The New Traditionalists such as Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley & Lee Ann Womack. An historical journey of Country Music lyrics contd.

Dolly Parton
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Hank Williams Snr
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Older Country LyricsOlder Country - The Older Country lyrics page marks the early beginnings of American Country music from the 1920's to the later Acuff & The Grand Ole Opry days of the 1930's. The Older Country lyrics page.

Country Western - Country Western lyrics includes some history and lyrics to songs from the styles of "Cowboy", "Western Swing", "Bluegrass", "Honky Tonk" and "Outlaw" country western lyrics.

Hits of the 50's - Lyrics Country Hits of the 50's featuring some history of the Nashville Sound including a few songs from Jim Reeves. Lyrics country hits of the 50's includes "Gimme that old time religion" and "According to my heart".

New Country - New Country lyrics includes some history of the development of new country and new traditionalist styles, featuring Garth Brooks, George Strait, Ricky Scraggs, the Judds and Randy Travis. All at new country lyrics.

Big Country - Big Country lyrics featuring "Alone", "Fields of Fire", "Hold the Heart", "In a Big Country", "Look Away" and "Pink Marshmallow Moon" all at big country lyrics.

Country Joe and the Fish - Country Joe and the Fish lyrics includes "The Fish Cheer & I Feel Like I'm Fixin to Die Rag", "Huh", "Who am I ?", "Magoo", "The Bomb Song" and "Acid Commercial" all with references to the Vietnam War at Country Joe and the Fish lyrics.

Top 20 Chart - The top 20 chart country music lyrics lists the most requested country music of all time including "He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones", "Crazy by Patsy Cline" and "Walking the Floor Over You by Ernest Tubb". All the top 20 chart country music lyrics.

The Roots of Country Music

Country music is rooted in the folk traditions of the British Isles. In the new world, those roots became entangled with the ethnic musics of other immigrants and African slaves. Many gospel hymns were also popularized in the nineteenth century South, while tent shows and blackface minstrelsy introduced folk-sounding tunes written by northern professionals. Country Music lyrics contd. Played on fiddles or homemade banjos, all this music would one day sound as if born in the southern hills.

The Country industry takes shape

Beginning in the 1920s, the first country records and radio programs brought the music out of the rural heartland and into homes across America. Radio shows made national stars of many performers. Country Music lyrics contd. The early records, covering a broad range of musical styles, told of train wrecks and shipwrecks and of nostalgia for "The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane."

By the 1930s, as America struggled with the twin horrors of the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression, the dream of the Wild West and the freedom it symbolized provided escape. Country Music lyrics contd. Western imagery dominated country music, and as World War II approached, the singing cowboy appeared to stand for all that was fair and just. End of Country Music lyrics.

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