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country

(kŭn′trē)
n. pl. coun·tries
1.
a. A nation or state.
b. The territory of a nation or state; land.
c. The people of a nation or state; populace: The whole country will profit from the new economic reforms.
2. The land of a person's birth or citizenship: Foreign travel is restricted in his country.
3. A region, territory, or large tract of land distinguishable by features of topography, biology, or culture: hill country; Bible country.
4. An area or expanse outside cities and towns; a rural area: a vacation in the country.
5. Law
a. The people of a district who are eligible for jury service.
b. A jury.
6. Informal Country music.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or typical of the country: a country road; country cooking.
2. Of or relating to country music.
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It examines the creation and policing of country music's racial boundaries during the genre's formative years, showing how the fiction of country music as "white music" collided with the fact of frequent black participation in the industry.
As the summer music season heats up, Texaco will offer four key campaigns to help strengthen its connection with country music fans across the U.
Cusic's efforts to connect baseball and country music do, however, stray beyond such bold generalizing statements, and are at their most effective and interesting in the details.
When they started to market this new album, there was a lot of salty language about country music and country radio and country fans.
Born in Macon, Georgia, sometime around the turn of the 20th century (birth certificates weren't required there until 1919), Emmett Miller was, in Tosches' words, "the most singular emanation of that bizarre twilight fusion of blackface minstrelsy, Tin Pan Alley, and jazz--an emanation through which the forces of country music and the blues swirled as well.
Add Cleve Francis who charted with Capitol Records in the early 90s, and Yale-educated Mary Cutrufello--and all of a sudden the gaping hole of blacks in country music fills with heretofore little-known talent.
Fourth, the Grammy Awards, the highest honor paid in the musical world, contains a category for country music, as well as rhythm and blues and rap, among others--but none for hip-hop.
An extension of country music and lifestyle into the interactive entertainment realm.
GAC is home to country music fan favorites, such as the weekly GAC Top 20 Country Countdown, where fans themselves vote to decide the week's most popular country music videos.
Anyone that has exposure to country music finds something to enjoy in it,'' Lindy said.
UP IN FLAMES: Country music has given music video accolades for several years as part of its annual Country Music Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards.
and the Academy of Country Music today announced that they have entered into an extended exclusive partnership agreement to develop and produce programming to meet the growing demand for country music related content.