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Country Music

Country Music. By: Molly Jones. The Origin of Country Music.

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Country Music

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  1. Country Music By: Molly Jones

  2. The Origin of Country Music Found in the Southern United States and Canadian Maritimes. Thought maybe to have evolved from Australian Country Music. Also called “Hillbilly Music” but evolved into country music in the 1940’s. Nashville, Tennessee is the “Country Music Capital of the United States” while Branson, Missouri is considered the “Live Entertainment Capital of the World.”

  3. Stylistic Origins of Country Music Some Stylistic Origins of Country Music are Appalachian Folk Music, Maritime Folk Music, Gospel, Anglo, and Old-Time Music.

  4. Derivative Forms of Country Music Some of the Derivative Forms of Country Music are Rock and Roll, Dansband, Roots Rock, Southern Rock, and Heartland Rock.

  5. The Mainstream Popularity of Country Music The Mainstream Popularity of Country Music is 1920s- Present. Country Music has a high popularity in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Country Music has medium popularity in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Scandinavia, and New Zealand. Country Music has low popularity in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Mainland Europe.

  6. Typical Instruments Used in Country Music Some of the typical instruments used in Country Music are Guitar, Dobro, Steel Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, Bass, Fiddle, Click Drums, and Vocals.

  7. Types of Country Music Some of the types of Country Music are Bakersfield Sound, Bluegrass, Close Harmony, Honky Tonk, Jug Band, Lubbock Sound, Nashville Sound, Neotraditional Country, Outlaw Country, Red Dirt, Western Swing, Texas Country, Alternative Country, Country Rock, Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Gothabilly, Cowpunk, Country Rap, Country Pop, Country Soul, and Southern Soul.

  8. Popular Country Music Artists Through the Years Here are some popular Country Music artists through the years. 1920s- Vernon Dalhart, Fiddlin’ John Carson, and Jimmie Rodgers. 1930s- 1940s- Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, and Red Foley. 1950s- 1960s- Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins.

  9. Popular Country Music Artists Through the Years (Continued) 1970s- 1980s- Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr., and Olivia Newton-John. 1990s- Garth Brooks, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Clint Black. 2000s- Carrie Underwood, Alison Krauss, and Bon Jovi.

  10. Pictures of Country Music Artists Johnny Cash Jimmie Rodgers Roy Acuff Carrie Underwood Garth Brooks Olivia Newton-John

  11. In Conclusion of Country Music People like different types of music. Some people like rock or pop and others like jazz or classical. Some people also like country. People can like a wide variety of types of music together. I hope you enjoyed this PowerPoint! Thanks for watching!

  12. Bibliography • Information- Wikipedia and Google • Pictures- Google Images

  13. Credits • Made by: Molly Jones • For: Art Class Music Project • Website for Art Class Music Project: Thanks for watching! I hope you liked it!

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