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What is the difference between Country music and Bluegrass?

Question #48972. Asked by Buck540.
Last updated Sep 17 2016.

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I tend to think of bluegrass music as something played on lutes and banjos by barefooted men in denim called Zeke but I may be confused here. While I hum "You're in the Jailhouse Now" and look for my copy of "Oh Brother Where Art Thou", you might find the following site and its links more useful for distingishing Country from Cajun, Bluegrass, etc. :

Jul 01 2004, 4:27 PM
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- basic info about the country music genre: alternative, bluegrass, country rock, cowboy, early-country, rockabilly, folk, honky tonk, Nashville sound, new country, new traditionalism, outlaw, traditionalism, western swing

Response last updated by CmdrK on Sep 17 2016.
Jul 01 2004, 7:37 PM
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Well, Bluegrass is mostly instruments, while Country Music is like Rascal Flatts and Kenny Chesney, kinda on the pop side.

Oct 16 2009, 6:05 PM
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