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Encyclopedia > Country Rock
For the geological term, see Country rock (geology).

Country rock is a musical genre formed from the fusion of rock with country music. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Country rock is a geological term meaning the rock native to an area. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... For the gay mens lifestyle magazine, see Genre (magazine). ... This article is about the genre. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ...


While such cross-pollination has occurred throughout the history of both genres, the term is usually used to refer to the wave of groups of the late 1960s and early 1970s who began to record country flavored records, including The Dillards, The Byrds, Gene Clark,The Flying Burrito Brothers, Gram Parsons, Neil Young, Michael Nesmith, The Band, Bob Dylan, and The Buffalo Springfield. These musicians grew up listening to early country music on the radio in the 1950s, and were also influenced by the emergence of rock & roll in the 1960s. The Beatles according to Gram Parsons also were recording songs with a strong country influence like I'll Cry Instead and I Don't Want to Spoil the Party in 1964. The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... Dillards is also a department store chain in the United States. ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... This article is about the musician. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... For other uses, see Band. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... Ill Cry Instead is a song by The Beatles from their album A Hard Days Night. ... I Dont Want to Spoil the Party is a song by the Beatles on the album Beatles for Sale. ...


The term is also used for those who came after them, such as Barefoot Jerry, Eagles, Little Feat, Linda Ronstadt, Poco, Pure Prairie League, The Doobie Brothers and The Marshall Tucker Band as well as many musicians that they influenced, such as those in the alternative country movement. Barefoot Jerry was a Nashville-based Southern rock and Country band active from 1971-1977. ... Eagles redirects here. ... ...and then I met Lowell George. ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Pure Prairie League is a seminal American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is an American Southern rock band originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Matt Hillyer of Texas-based Eleven Hundred Springs Alternative country is a term applied to various subgenres of country music. ...


Much of modern Country music, such as Big and Rich, is what would have been considered Country Rock a few decades earlier. In fact a Duane Allman interview televised on CMT included his comment that the recipe for rock is "take 4 parts blues add 2 parts country and give it to a poor white boy and you have rock." Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971) was an American lead guitarist and noted session musician. ...

Contents

Chronological list of key Country Rock albums

1967

For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... Gene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers is the debut solo album of Gene Clark. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. After its formation in April 1966, a series of... Buffalo Springfield Again is a folk rock album by Buffalo Springfield, a band which included future stars Richie Furay, Neil Young and Stephen Stills. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... John Wesley Harding is an album of original songs by Bob Dylan, produced by Bob Johnston and released on December 27, 1967. ...

1968

The International Submarine Band was a country-rock group led by a 21-year old Gram Parsons. ... Safe At Home was the 1968 album by The International Submarine Band, led by the 21-year-old Gram Parsons. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. After its formation in April 1966, a series of... Last Time Around is the third and final album by folk rock band Buffalo Springfield, released in 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... Sweetheart of the Rodeo is an album by American country rock band The Byrds, released on July 29, 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... For other uses, see Band. ... Music From Big Pink is the 1968 debut album by folk-rock band The Band. ... Creedence Clearwater Revival (commonly referred to by its initials CCR or simply as Creedence) was an American rock band, which consisted of John Fogerty (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano), Tom Fogerty (guitar, vocals, piano), Stu Cook (bass guitar, vocals), and Doug Clifford (drums, percussion, vocals). ... Creedence Clearwater Revival is the first album by American band Creedence Clearwater Revival, released in 1968 (see 1968 in music). ... Dillard & Clark were a Country Rock duo which featured Folk Rock legend Gene Clark and Bluegrass banjo virtuoso Doug Dillard, plus fellow musicians Bernie Leadon, Chris Hillman, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Byron Berline, and Michael Clarke. ... The Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark is a Country Rock album by Dillard & Clark, a band which included Country Rock and Folk Rock legends Gene Clark, Doug Dillard, Bernie Leadon, Chris Hillman, and others. ... The Beau Brummels was a successful 1960s American rock band, formed in San Francisco in 1963. ...

1969

Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... The Gilded Palace of Sin is an album by the country rock group The Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1969. ... Iain Matthews (known in the 1960s first as Ian MacDonald, and from the late 1960s until 1989 as Ian Matthews) is a British musician and songwriter. ... Matthews Southern Comfort is the debut solo album by Country Rock/Folk Rock musician Ian Matthews band Matthews Southern Comfort. ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ... Hand Sown . ... This article is about the recording artist. ... Nashville Skyline is an album by Bob Dylan, released in 1969. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Pickin Up The Pieces is the debut album by Country Rock pioneers Poco. ... Dillard & Clark were a Country Rock duo which featured Folk Rock legend Gene Clark and Bluegrass banjo virtuoso Doug Dillard, plus fellow musicians Bernie Leadon, Chris Hillman, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Byron Berline, and Michael Clarke. ... Throught the Morning, Through the Night is the 2nd and final album from the Country Rock duo Dillard & Clark. ... For other uses, see Band. ... The Band is the eponymous second album by The Band, released on September 22, 1969 (see 1969 in music). ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... The Ballad of Easy Rider was an album by the rock band The Byrds in October 1969 on Columbia Records. ... Steve Young is a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... Rock Salt and Nails is the debut album by Steve Young. ...

1970

Eric Hilliard Ricky Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 - December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols. ... Great Speckled Bird was a Country Rock group formed in 1969 by Canadian musicians Ian and Sylvia. ... Great Speckled Bird is a Country Rock album by Great Speckled Bird, a band formed in 1969 by Canadian musicians Ian and Sylvia Tyson. ... Brewer & Shipley were a folk rock duo comprised of Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley. ... Tarkio (1970), the third album released by Brewer & Shipley, was their most popular recording yielding two hit songs: One Toke Over the Line and Tarkio Road. The title came about when they left California in 1969 returning to the Midwest, this time to Kansas City, MO, where they played college... This article is about the band. ... Workingmans Dead (Warner Brothers 1969) is one of the most commercially successful albums by the American rock/folk group the Grateful Dead. ... For other uses, see Nitty (disambiguation). ... Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy is the 1970 album from The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band that contains the hit song Mr. ... Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... Burrito Deluxe is the second album by the country rock group The Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1970. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Poco is the 2nd album by the Country Rock band Poco. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... Michael Nesmith second album Row upon row a Man after man Let this music be their music Calico Girlfriend (Michael Nesmith) – 2:37 Nine Times Blue (Michael Nesmith) – 1:39 Little Red Rider (Michael Nesmith) – 2:34 The Crippled Lion (Michael Nesmith) – 3:10 Joanne (Michael Nesmith) – 3:10 First... This article is about the musician. ... This article is about the Neil Young album. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... Loose Salute is Michael Nesmiths third album, dedicated to Tony Richland. ... This article is about the band. ... American Beauty is the fifth album by the Grateful Dead. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Deliverin’ is the first live album by the Country Rock band Poco. ...

1971

For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... White Light is the fourth solo album by Gene Clark, former member of the Byrds. ... New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage was a 1970s country rock band from Marin County, California. ... New Riders of the Purple Sage is the debut album by The New Riders of the Purple Sage. ... Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen is a rock band formed in 1967 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Lost in the Ozone is the debut album by the Country Rock band Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen that contains the hit song Hot Rod Lincoln. The album is a 12 songs set that takes you on a Honky-Tonkin - Country-Rockin - Hippie - Trip. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... Nevada Fighter is Michael Nesmiths fourth album. ... Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers was an early country rock band, best known for its influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... The Flying Burrito Brothers is the third album by the country rock group The Flying Burrito Brothers, released in 1971. ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... Farther Along is an album by American band The Byrds, released in 1971 (see 1971 in music). ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... From the Inside is an album by Alice Cooper, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). ...

1972

Steve Young is a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... Seven Bridges Road is the second album by pioneer Country Rock musician Steve Young. ... This article is about the musician. ... Harvest is an album by Neil Young, which was the best-selling album of 1972. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... Tantamount To Treason Vol. ... Eric Hilliard Ricky Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 - December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols. ... Garden Party is Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Bands hit Country Rock album from 1972. ... Pure Prairie League is a seminal American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. ... Pure Prairie League is the self-titled debut album by American country rock band Pure Prairie League, released in 1972 (see 1972 in music). ... New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage was a 1970s country rock band from Marin County, California. ... Powerglide is the 2nd album by The New Riders of the Purple Sage. ... Manassas were a seventies rock band formed by Stephen Stills in 1971. ... Manassas is the 1972 debut album from Stephen Stills band of the same name. ... Barefoot Jerry was a Nashville-based Southern rock and Country band active from 1971-1977. ... Eagles redirects here. ... Eagles is the first studio album by the American rock band Eagles, released in 1972. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... And the Hits Just Keep on Comin is Michael Nesmiths sixth album. ... Pure Prairie League is a seminal American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. ... Bustin Out is the second album by American country rock band Pure Prairie League, released in 1972 (see 1972 in music). ... For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... Roadmaster is a Country Rock album by Gene Clark from 1972. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... A Good Feelin’ To Know is the fifth album by the country rock band Poco. ... Iain Matthews (known in the 1960s first as Ian MacDonald, and from the late 1960s until 1989 as Ian Matthews) is a British musician and songwriter. ... Journeys from Gospel Oak is the 1972 album by Country Rock/Folk Rock musician Ian Matthews. ...

1973

Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... G.P. was the first solo album by Gram Parsons, released in 1972. ... The Ozark Mountain Daredevils were a music group from the 1960s and 1970s. ... Ozark Mountain Daredevils is the debut album by the Country Rock band The Ozark Mountain Daredevils. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Desperado is the second album by the American rock band The Eagles. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is an American Southern rock band originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is the self-titled debut album by The Marshall Tucker Band, a groundbreaking Southern Rock band. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Crazy Eyes is the sixth album by the country rock band Poco. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash is Michael Nesmiths seventh album. ... Iain Matthews (known in the 1960s first as Ian MacDonald, and from the late 1960s until 1989 as Ian Matthews) is a British musician and songwriter. ... Valley Hi is the 1973 album by Country Rock/Folk Rock musician Ian Matthews. ... Gene Parsons is an american drummer, best known for his work with The Byrds from 1968 to 1972, although officially still a member until the groups dissolution in 1973, he had not performed with them after 1972, as Roger McGuinn was on a reunion tour with the other original members. ... Kindling is the debut solo album by Country Rock musician Gene Parsons recorded in 1973. ... New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage was a 1970s country rock band from Marin County, California. ... Cover of The Adventures of Panama Red (1973) The Adventures of Panama Red is a 1973 Country rock album from New Riders of the Purple Sage. ...

1974 onwards

Poco is an American country rock band. ... 7 (seven) is the natural number following 6 and preceding 8. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Cantamos is the eighth album by the country rock band Poco. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... Grievous Angel was the second solo album by Gram Parsons, compiled from 1973 sessions and posthumously released four months after his death. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is an American Southern rock band originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... A New Life is the second album by The Marshall Tucker Band. ... For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... No Other is a 1974 album by Gene Clark. ... The Ozark Mountain Daredevils were a music group from the 1960s and 1970s. ... Itll Shine When It Shines is the 2nd album by the Country Rock band The Ozark Mountain Daredevils. ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ... Heart Like A Wheel is a 1974 album by Linda Ronstadt. ... Pure Prairie League is a seminal American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. ... Two Lane Highway is the third album by American country rock band Pure Prairie League, released in 1975 (see 1975 in music). ... This article is about the musician. ... Tonights the Night is a 1975 album by Neil Young. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... For other uses, see Band. ... The Basement Tapes are a series of recordings by North American folk-rockers Bob Dylan and The Band, recorded in mid-1967. ... Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947, Birmingham, Alabama) is a country, folk, alternative rock, and alternative country musician. ... Although she had released the obscure folk-styled Gliding Bird five years earlier, Pieces of the Sky was the album that really launched the career of Emmylou Harris, and widely considered to be her début. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Rose Of Cimarron is the 9th album by the country rock band Poco. ... Eagles redirects here. ... This article is about the album. ... For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... Two Sides to Every Story is the 1977 album release by Gene Clark. ... Uncle Tupelo was an alternative country music group from Belleville, Illinois, active between 1987 and 1994. ... No Depression is the title of an album released 1990 by the alt-country band Uncle Tupelo. ... This article is about the music group. ... A.M. is the debut album of Wilco. ... Son Volt Son Volt is a popular music group formed by Jay Farrar in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1994, after the breakup of the band Uncle Tupelo. ... Trace is a 1995 album by Son Volt. ... Whiskeytown was an alternative country band formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1994. ... Strangers Almanac is an album by the alternative country band Whiskeytown, released in 1997. ... For other persons named Lucinda Williams, see Lucinda Williams (disambiguation). ... Car Wheels on a Gravel Road is the 1998 album by singer songwriter and guitarist Lucinda Williams. ... Drive-By Truckers are a rock/alt-country/cowpunk (their website actually calls them a psychobilly band) band based in Athens, Georgia, though three out of five members (Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood, and Shonna Tucker) originally hail from The Shoals region of Northern Alabama. ... // Southern Rock Opera Southern Rock Opera is the sprawling 2001 double album recorded and released by Drive-By Truckers, a rock and alt-country band from northern Alabama. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Japan Tour Edition Lost Highway is the title of the tenth studio album by Bon Jovi. ...

List of Country Rock artists

Artists that could be considered country rock include:

This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The original Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band is a pioneering and innovative Southern rock group from Macon, Georgia originally popular in the 1970s, described by Rolling Stones George Kimball in 1971 as the best . ... The Amazing Rhythm Aces is an American music group. ... For other uses, see Band. ... Barefoot Jerry was a Nashville-based Southern rock and Country band active from 1971-1977. ... Elvin Bishop (born October 21, 1942) is an American blues and rock and roll musician and guitar player. ... Blackfoot are a Southern rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. ... Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Brewer & Shipley were a folk rock duo comprised of Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. After its formation in April 1966, a series of... Crosby, Stills & Nash, also Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young when including occasional fourth member Neil Young, are a folk rock/rock supergroup. ... Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). ... This article is about the musician. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Jim Messina (born December 5, 1947) was a member of Buffalo Springfield, then an original member of the country rock band Poco, before he joined with Kenny Loggins to form Loggins and Messina. ... Richie Furay (born Paul Richard Furay, on 9 May 1944, in Yellow Springs, Ohio) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is best known for forming the 1960s band Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin. ... Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947, in Oakland, California) is an American bass guitar player and singer best known as a member of Poco and the Eagles. ... The Byrds (formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1964) were an American rock band. ... For other uses, see Gene Clark (disambiguation). ... Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen is a rock band formed in 1967 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Corey Dominique Smith (born on November 2, 1979 in Richmond, Virginia) is a linebacker in the NFL. He played college football at North Carolina State University. ... Creedence Clearwater Revival (commonly referred to by its initials CCR or simply as Creedence) was an American rock band, which consisted of John Fogerty (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano), Tom Fogerty (guitar, vocals, piano), Stu Cook (bass guitar, vocals), and Doug Clifford (drums, percussion, vocals). ... Crosby, Stills, & Nash (sometimes known as Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young) is a pioneering folk rock/rock supergroup that formed out of the remnants of three 1960s bands the Buffalo Springfield, the Byrds, and the Hollies. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Charles Edward Charlie Daniels (born October 28, 1936 in Wilmington, North Carolina) is an American musician famous for his contributions to country and southern rock music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Dixie Chicks: Martie, Natalie and Emily The Dixie Chicks is a country music group, formed in 1989 in Dallas, Texas. ... Drive-By Truckers are a rock/alt-country/cowpunk (their website actually calls them a psychobilly band) band based in Athens, Georgia, though three out of five members (Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood, and Shonna Tucker) originally hail from The Shoals region of Northern Alabama. ... Eagles redirects here. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Cover of The Gilded Palace of Sin (1969) The Flying Burrito Brothers were an early country rock band, best known for their massively influential debut album, 1969s The Gilded Palace of Sin. ... Kinky Friedman contemplates a question from the audience at a campaign rally in Bastrop, Texas Richard S. Kinky Friedman (born October 31, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly. ... Jerry Garcia later in life The Grateful Dead was an American rock band, which was formed in 1965 in San Francisco from the remnants of another band, Mother McCrees Uptown Jug Champions. ... Workingmans Dead (Warner Brothers 1969) is one of the most commercially successful albums by the American rock/folk group the Grateful Dead. ... Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947, Birmingham, Alabama) is a country, folk, alternative rock, and alternative country musician. ... Roy Head (born January 1, 1941, Three Rivers, Texas) is an American singer, best known for his hit Treat Her Right. ... Tomorrow the Green Grass, the second major label studio album recorded by The Jayhawks, released in 1995 The Jayhawks are an American rock band, sometimes described as Alt-country, or more often today, Americana. ... The Kentucky Headhunters created a hybrid of honky-tonk, blues and Southern rock that appealed to fans of both rock and country music. ... Miranda Lambert (born November 10, 1983 in Longview, Texas) is an American country singer/songwriter who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, a talent show on USA Networks. ... ...and then I met Lowell George. ... Loggins and Messina are an American rock music duo consisting of Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lĕh-nérd skin-nérd) (pronounced ) is an iconic U.S. Southern rock band. ... Ronald Wayne Ronnie Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was the lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... The Meat Puppets are an American rock band formed in January 1980, in the Sunnyslope neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona. ... The Marshall Tucker Band is a southern rock band, who in 1973 released their first EP, simply titled The Marshall Tucker band. Originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, the Marshall Tucker Band still play up to 150 shows in a year. ... For other uses, see Nitty (disambiguation). ... Iain Matthews (known in the 1960s first as Ian MacDonald, and from the late 1960s until 1989 as Ian Matthews) is a British musician and songwriter. ... Eric Hilliard Ricky Nelson, alternately Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 - December 31, 1985), was one of the first American teen idols. ... Robert Michael Nesmith, born December 30, 1942 ) in Harris County, Texas,[1] is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, perhaps best known for his time in the musical group The Monkees and on the TV series of the same name. ... New Riders of the Purple Sage New Riders of the Purple Sage was a 1970s country rock band from Marin County, California. ... The Outlaws is also the title of a science fiction novel by Richard Gordon. ... The Ozark Mountain Daredevils were a music group from the 1960s and 1970s. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... Pure Prairie League is a seminal American country rock band, the roots of which can be found 1964-1969 in Waverly, Ohio with Craig Fuller, Tom McGrail, Jim Caughlan, and John David Call. ... Poco is an American country rock band. ... Jim Messina (born December 5, 1947) was a member of Buffalo Springfield, then an original member of the country rock band Poco, before he joined with Kenny Loggins to form Loggins and Messina. ... Loggins and Messina are an American rock music duo consisting of Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina. ... Randy Herman Meisner (born 8 March 1946 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, U.S.) is a bass guitar player, singer and songwriter best known as a founding member of the country-rock group the Eagles. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947, in Oakland, California) is an American bass guitar player and singer best known as a member of Poco and the Eagles. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... Richie Furay (born Paul Richard Furay, on 9 May 1944, in Yellow Springs, Ohio) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who is best known for forming the 1960s band Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin. ... Rick Roberts Rick Roberts (born 1950, Florida) is a Country Rock Singer-songwriter who recorded with many influential artists of the genre in the 70s. ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American popular vocalist and entertainer who has earned multiple Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, numerous certified gold, platinum and multiplatinum albums, and Tony Award and Golden Globe nominations. ... Peter Rowan Peter Rowan (b. ... Sir Douglas Quintet was a rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... Son Volt Son Volt is a popular music group formed by Jay Farrar in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1994, after the breakup of the band Uncle Tupelo. ... The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band was a country rock supergroup comprised of Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield, Poco), Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas), and J.D. Souther (Longbranch Pennywhistle). ... Southern Pacific was a country rock band that ran from 1983 to 1991. ... Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). ... Gene Summers was born in Dallas, Texas on January 3, 1939 and has been a rock/rockabilly artist since the 1950s. ... The Tractors are an American country rock band that achieved fame in the 1990s. ... Uncle Tupelo was an alternative country music group from Belleville, Illinois, active between 1987 and 1994. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Whiskeytown was an alternative country band formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1994. ... David Wiffen (born March 11, 1942 in Surrey, England) is a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter. ... This article is about the music group. ... Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music singer and guitarist. ... This article is about the musician. ... Commonly confused with Bryan Adams David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is a prolific American alt-country/rock singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. ... Steve Young is a country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. ...

See also

Outlaw country
Southern rock Willie Nelson Outlaw country was a significant trend in country music during the late 1960s and the 1970s (and even into the 1980s in some cases), commonly referred to as The Outlaw Movement (both by fans and by people in the music industry) or simply Outlaw music [1]. The focus... Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music. ...

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As the 70s progressed, the Eagles would migrate more towards commercial rock, and by the release of "Hotel California" in 1976, most of their country influences were now gone, as were original members Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon.
As mainstream country music imploded into pop-country schmaltz after the Urban Cowboy era, a new group of artists would put a little rock in their country, and create a whole new genre of exciting rock-influenced country music.
So the responsibility has fallen to independent artists, to explore the fertile territory between country and rock and roll music, and put out records which don't necessarily fit neatly into a single established format, but are interesting and entertaining for that very reason.
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