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country rock

n.
A form of popular music combining features of country music and rock music.

country rock

n
1. (Geological Science) the rock surrounding a mineral vein or igneous intrusion
2. (Pop Music) a style of rock music influenced by country and western

coun′try rock′


n.
1. a style of popular music combining the features of country and rock music.
2. the rock surrounding and penetrated by mineral veins or igneous intrusions.
[1870–75]
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North Country Rock Songstress releases new single "Hard Road"
Rocking along with the country cousins Harry & The Hendersons EP WITH their long hair, beards and love of a harmony, the Glasgow six-piece are part of a new country rock revival in Scotland which includes Dundee's Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward and Fisher and fellow Glaswegians Kassidy.
We can still go out there and throw it down,'' Mike Reilly said proudly of playing country rock with the veteran band Pure Prairie League.
CALLING ME HOME: GRAM PARSONS AND THE ROOTS OF COUNTRY ROCK differs from any other biography of the musician's life and times, choosing to focus on the extent of his career, his strong influence that led to his being named the 'father of country rock', and the influences he had upon associates and the music world as a whole, from Elvis Costello and Patty Griffin to Emmylou Harris.
Right off the first cut on this cd, "Radio" provides visions of the catchy country rock sounds popularized in the late 70's and early 80's by groups like 38 Special.
The band, who have recently toured the USA and Canada, are known for their three part harmonies, setting them apart from the current crop of Americana or country rock wanabees in the UK.
There's a touch of country rock about Queen City and Safronia's Mark, and even some blues makes an appearance.
They look like the Eagles or the Band in their heyday, or maybe even Supergrass when they went a bit country rock.
NOWhere's an oddity - the sister of a country rock legend playing a Cardiff vegetarian restaurant.
A BRAVE Black Country rock drummer who has not let Parkinson's Disease stop him from playing has organised a music festival to raise funds for research into the condition.
Drums also were added, and the resulting album nestles happily between traditional bluegrass and country rock, an area where not many albums are being made these days.
They will perform country rock hits by the Dixie Chicks, Shania Twain and Garth Brooks.

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