Country music is a genre rooted in storytelling, often centered around life experiences, emotions, and everyday themes. It originated in the Southern United States and has evolved into various sub-genres like classic country, outlaw country, country pop, and more. It’s characterized by its heartfelt lyrics, twangy instruments like guitars and fiddles, and its ability to evoke a range of emotions, from joy to heartache. Country music has a rich history and continues to be a significant part of American music culture.
Musicians of note include Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline and Garth Brooks.