country rock


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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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Black Country rock royalty met the stars of Motown in Wolverhampton this weekend.
BRITISH country rock band The Rockingbirds take to the stage at Stockton's Green Room tonight.
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.
Subtitled "An Evening of Peace, Love, and Understanding,'' the concert featured The Legends of Country Rock: Pure Prairie League and Firefall, including PPL co-founder Craig Russell and former Poco member Rusty Young.
Magma movement in the crust at active volcanoes will exert a stress on the surrounding country rock that may or may not be manifest as observable strain (ground deformation) or seismicity (earthquakes).
AN unsigned and little-known Black Country rock band is in the running to support supergroup Bon Jovi on tour.
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.
Brooklyn born, she traveled with Steely Dan in the '70s (she was dating the drummer) before settling in San Francisco where she was a country rock singer by night.
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.
Jesus, Etc starts off like a country rock number but ends sounding like a stairhead rammy with guitars.

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