Country rock is sub-genre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock with country. The term is generally used to refer to the wave of rock musicians who began to record country-flavored records in the late 1960s and early 1970s, beginning with Bob Dylan and The Byrds; reaching its greatest popularity in the 1970s with artists like Emmylou Harris and the Eagles; continuing with cult status and occasional mainstream success to the present day.
Rock and roll has often been seen as a combination of rhythm and blues with country music, a fusion particularly evident in 1950s rockabilly, and there has been cross-pollination throughout the history of both genres, however, the term country-rock is generally used to refer to the wave of rock musicians of the late 1960s and early 1970s who began to record rock records using country themes, vocal styles and additional instrumentation, most characteristically pedal steel guitar.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_rockCountry Rock bands starting with 'N': 4 bands in database
|Nashville West (United States)||New Riders (United States)||New Riders of the Purple Sage (United States)||NRPS (United States)|
|Bobby Notkoff||Chris Neill||Cy Nicklin||David Nelson||Geoff Nicholson||Jack Nitzsche||Jeremy Noone||John Nuese||Johnny Neel||Mark Naftalin||Rab Noakes||Richard Neville||Tracy Nelson|
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