Lesson 4: Urban Perceptions of Country Music

Country Music

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Do you find the regional styles of country blues and/or early hillbilly music difficult to appreciate because of their “foreignness” to twenty-first century urban culture? Why or why not?

What do you think accounts for the continuing prejudice against country music that is held by many urban people today? What suggestions might you make to encourage more receptive listening to this music by those who categorically resist it?

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Lesson 4: Urban Perceptions of Country Music

Last Updated on October 23, 2018