alternative country

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Recent Examples on the Web Wilco was forged from the alternative country scene of the working-class Midwest. BostonGlobe.com, 25 Aug. 2021 And some of the more daring, transgressive 1980s and ’90s cowpunk and alternative country rockers emerged from the scene that revived Nashville’s Lower Broadway. Barry Mazor, WSJ, 11 Aug. 2021 The Grammy-winning alternative country star Jason Isbell drew early attention as a member of Earle's band, part of a new generation of musicians eager to mingle with an Earle. oregonlive, 24 Aug. 2020 Born January 4, 1982, Earle was the son of alternative country star Steve Earle and Carol Ann Hunter. Lauren Huff, EW.com, 24 Aug. 2020 The Grammy-winning alternative country star Jason Isbell drew early attention as a member of Earle’s band, part of a new generation of musicians eager to mingle with an Earle. Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times, 23 Aug. 2020 The music festival, which takes place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., features music from both mainstream and rising artists, bridging a spectrum of genres from folk and bluegrass to mainstream and alternative country. Ruth Kinane, EW.com, 15 Oct. 2019 Don't miss: Del McCoury, likely an idol for every artist on this lineup; Margo Price, who is making waves in the alternative country world; home state talent Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Buffalo Gospel and Chicken Wire Empire. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 May 2018 That's because, unlike previous rounds, there are few alternative countries from which US companies can import the products in question. Julia Horowitz, CNN, 1 Sep. 2019

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1985, in the meaning defined above

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“Alternative country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alternative%20country. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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