Remember when country music was country music?

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  1. JJS

    JJS RIP Col.Moroney

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  2. 03 Jarhead

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    Yup. It still is, look around. Plenty of good country out there. Montgomery Gentry, Trace Adkins, Jamey Johnson, Toby Keith, Alan Jackson, and on and on and on...

    As far as old school guys, how about George Jones, Charley Pride, Willie Nelson?
     

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    mesteve2

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    It was called Hill Billy Music.
    :tongueout::tongueout::tongueout::tongueout::tongueout:
     
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    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    There sure is a lot of stuff on the country channel that ain't country. A lot of it just sounds like generic Nickelback-esque rock and roll, with a southern-twangy singer and a fiddle thrown in to make it "country".
     
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    Good question. I'm a bluegrass musician, so I've got THAT tradition covered. I can say that if you look for it there's a fairly strong traditional country music scene out there....(which some say bluegrass is a part.) Anyway, Google search and check it out.
     
  7. JJS

    JJS RIP Col.Moroney

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    Another great.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxB1t2EEK0M&feature=fvw

    Most of the old country boys playin' back in the day were some hard partying men.I worked security for one of Waylon's party's back in the late '70's,good lord those men could sure throw a party.These kids now days in music have no idea and Waylon and his crew would have put them to shame when it came down to partying.Some wild stuff indeed.
     
  8. napp32

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    lol at thinking of those guys as old school.
    Here's real old school that should be available on every gun forum.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa_a7cUjC4o&NR=1
     
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    But why does he have the Van Halen logo in the back?
     
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    :thumbsup: +1
     
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    Did you ever hear that country song about drinking and cheating?
     
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    You mean all of them?
     
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    I learned something today, I didn't know country was music.
     
  16. HerrGlock

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    That's Bluegrass.
     
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    You Never Even Called Me By My Name

    [SIZE=+1]Written By Steve Goodman[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=+1]As Recorded By David Allan Coe[/SIZE]

    ........WELL, A FRIEND OF MINE NAMED STEVE GOODMAN WROTE THAT SONG
    AND HE TOLD ME IT WAS THE PERFECT COUNTRY & WESTERN SONG
    I WROTE HIM BACK A LETTER AND I TOLD HIM IT WAS NOT THE PERFECT COUNTRY & WESTERN SONG BECAUSE HE HADN�T SAID ANYTHING AT ALL ABOUT MAMA,
    OR TRAINS,
    OR TRUCKS,
    OR PRISON,
    OR GETTING� DRUNK​

    WELL HE SAT DOWN AND WROTE ANOTHER VERSE TO THE SONG
    AND HE SENT IT TO ME,
    AND AFTER READING IT,
    I REALIZED THAT MY FRIEND HAD WRITTEN THE PERFECT
    COUNTRY & WESTERN SONG
    AND I FELT OBLIGED TO INCLUDE IT ON THIS ALBUM​

    THE LAST VERSE GOES LIKE THIS HERE:
    WELL, I WAS DRUNK THE DAY MY MAMA GOT OUT OF PRISON
    AND I WENT TO PICK HER UP IN THE RAIN
    BUT BEFORE I COULD GET TO THE STATION IN MY PICKUP TRUCK
    SHE GOT RUNNED OVER BY A DAMNED OLD TRAIN​

    CHORUS:
    AND I'LL HANG AROUND AS LONG AS YOU WILL LET ME
    AND I NEVER MINDED STANDING� IN THE RAIN
    NO, A� YOU DON'T HAVE TO CALL ME DARLIN', DARLIN'
    YOU NEVER EVEN CALL ME
    WELL I WONDER WHY YOU DON'T CALL ME
    WHY DON'T YOU EVER CALL ME BY MY NAME​
     
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    vikingsoftpaw DEPLORABLE ME!

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    THIS... Too much infusion of Pop Music into country....to bring it over to the pop charts...Pop artists burn out quickly.....need replacing...
     
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    Goldendog Redux Shut your mouth

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