country and western

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country and western Popular music originally associated with rural areas of s USA. The music typically features sentimental lyrics and instrumental music played with stringed instruments such as the guitar, banjo, or fiddle. Its origins were in the folk music of British immigrants (although in Texas, the blues were also an influence). Nashville, Tennessee, is the music's spiritual home.

country and western

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coun·try and west·ern • n. another term for country music [as adj.] country-and-western singer.