Country Music

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Billboard Scoffs at Country Music’s Traditional Values

Kacey Musgraves ‘is helping change the conversation.’
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NY Times Critic Happy Country Music Finally Shedding Its Conservatism, Showing 'Intellectual...Range'

Gee, thanks for the compliment! Although country singer Brad Paisley is "a stylistically conservative stalwart," says Times critic Jon Caramanica, "his songs have shown intellectual and social ...
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NY Times Magazine Remembers the 'Patriotic Fatwa' Against the Dixie Chicks

"Since the corporate consolidation enabled by the Telecommunications Act of 1996, country radio has been dominated by the format-homogenizing influence and right-wing politics of Clear ...
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