country and western


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country and western

country and western

n
1. (Pop Music) another name for country music
2. (Pop Music) a fusion of cowboy songs and Appalachian music
3. (Pop Music) Also: country-and-western (as modifier): country-and-western music.
Abbreviation: C & W

country and western

A style of twentieth-century popular music that developed in the United States out of the folk music of the rural southeast, with its Scottish and Irish folk music influences, and western, cowboy-style music. The form was also influenced by black musical styles such as the blues, and has become widely popular outside the United States. Also known as country music or C & W.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.country and western - a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United Statescountry and western - a simple style of folk music heard mostly in the southern United States; usually played on stringed instruments
ethnic music, folk music, folk - the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
bluegrass - a type of country music played at a rapid tempo on banjos and guitars
hillbilly music - country music originating in mountainous regions of southern United States
zydeco - music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues
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country and western

country and western music nmusica country e western, country m inv