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Country Music

Country music is a genre of United States popular music that originated in the Southern United States in the 1920s. It takes its roots from the southeastern genre of United States, such as folk music (especially Appalachian folk music), and blues music. Blues modes have been used extensively throughout its recorded history. Country music often consists of ballads and dance tunes with generally simple forms and harmonies accompanied by mostly string instruments such as banjos, electric and acoustic guitars, dobros and fiddles as well as harmonicas.

The term country music gained popularity in the 1940s in preference to the earlier term hillbilly music; it came to encompass Western music, which evolved parallel to hillbilly music from similar roots, in the mid-20th century. The term country music is used today to describe many styles and subgenres. The origins of country music are the folk music of mostly white, working-class Americans, who blended popular songs, Irish and Celtic fiddle tunes, traditional ballads, and cowboy songs, and various musical traditions from European immigrant communities.

In 2009 country music was the most listened to rush hour radio genre during the evening commute, and second most popular in the morning commute in the United States.

Bob Dylan (BD001DONH)

Bob Dylan

Early set of contact sheet photos by Don Hunstein taken of Bob Dylan in his New York apartment on West 4th Street in 1963.

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Bob Dylan (BD001ROSA)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan looks out of the window of the Roxy Hearts Diner in Portland, Oregon whilst on the second leg of his Gospel Tour in January, 1980

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Bob Dylan (BD002BW)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan relaxing and having a pint during the recordings for his BBC concert at BBC Studios in June 1965

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Bob Dylan (BD003ROSA)

Bob Dylan

In the studio in Santa Monica, California in 1980, Bob Dylan is captured whilst leaning on his guitar case.

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Bob Dylan (BD004DONH)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan during his recording sessions for 'Highway 61 Revisited' at Columbia Studios in June 1965

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Bob Dylan (BD006DONH)

Bob Dylan

At Columbia Studios, New York 1963 Bob Dylan crouching with his guitar during a recording session for his second studio album 'Freewheelin''

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Bob Dylan (BD007ROSA)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan relaxing in the studio in Santa Monica in September 1980

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Portrait of Dolly Parton wearing a light pink dress

Dolly Parton

Ed Caraeff photograph of Dolly Parton wearing a pink dress during the cover shoot for her album Heartbreaker in 1978.

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Elvis Presley at a press conference in New York in 1972

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley photographed during a press conference in the Mercury Ballroom of the Hilton's New York City hotel in 1972.

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Bob Dylan (BD001BW)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan rehearsing for the recording of his BBC In Concert show at BBC Studios, Shepherds Bush in London in June 1965

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Bob Dylan (BD001JF)

Bob Dylan

"This image of Bob Dylan and bass player Tony Garnier, snatched at an open air concert in Italy, sums up a beautiful partnership."

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Bob Dylan (BD002ROSA)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan hanging out on the streets of Portland, Orgeon prior to performing there as part of his Gospel Tour in January 1980.

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Bob Dylan (BD003PBRI)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan performing live onstage at the Royal Albert Hall in London in November 2013.

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Bob Dylan (BD009DONH)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan sitting with his girlfriend Suze Rotolo in their apartment in New York in February 1963

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Glastonbury Joe Strummer (JOES001JF)

Joe Strummer

At the 1995 Glastonbury Festival Joe Strummer relaxes behind the scenes

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Bob Dylan (BD001ALBY)

Bob Dylan

Contact sheet of Bob Dylan taken at the Isle of Wight Press Conference in August 1969

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Bob Dylan (BD001GUHA)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan taken in Italy during a press conference for the launch of his 1984 European Tour

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Bob Dylan (BD002DONH)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan shot while recording his 5th studio album, Bringing It All Back Home, in Columbia Recording Studios in New York City 1965.

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Bob Dylan (BD002MOHO)

Bob Dylan

Limited edition print of Morgan Howell's original painting of the cover of Bob Dylan's 'Like A Rolling Stone' vinyl single

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Bob Dylan (BD003DONH)

Bob Dylan

An alternative version to the cover of the Bob Dylan Free Wheelin' album, which was similar, but also in colour.

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Bob Dylan (BD005DONH)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan recording the Freewheelin' album in Columbia Recording Studios, New York City in 1963.

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Bob Dylan (BD008DONH)

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan rehearsing to an empty house on the Carnegie Hall stage in New York city, 1963.

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