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RockBoar.com Picture      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_rock

Country Rock bands starting with 'S': 6 bands in database

Snafu (United Kingdom)Souther-Hillman-Furay Band (United States)
Stealers Wheel (United Kingdom)Stephen Stills (United States)
Stills-Young Band (United States)Stockley See Mason Band (Australia)
 

Country Rock artists starting with 'S': 36 artists in database

Alex SmithAndrew Steele
Andy SneddonBerry Sarluis
Bill StewartBoz Scaggs
Broderick SmithCalvin "Fuzzy" Samuel
Chris StockleyDanny Stradling
Dave SheenDavid Stolz
Don StevensonDoni Sharbono
Frank "Poncho" SampedroJ.D. Souther
Jack SundrudJeff Steele
John SteelJohn Strangio
Kevin SpaceyLes Sampson
Marshall SmithPeter Solley
Powell St. JohnRick Seratte
Robb StrandlundRod Stradling
Ronald StallingsShalimar Samuelson
Skip SpenceStephen Stills
Steve SimpsonTerry Stacey
Tim SmithTimothy B. Schmit
 

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