Music is the melody and the language of our hearts. It is an external manifestation of the aspirations, love, sorrow that we feel. It is like the words in our heart finds its way in music, and it is the best form of relaxation and well being for times immemorial. Our topic is however, a particular division of musical fraternity called the country. As the name suggests, country has a rich aroma of the feelings and sentiments of a rural image; it reminds us of the mountains, lush green meadows, the beautiful little country house, yellow sunshine and happy people and the guitar. So we would evaluate the following questions in our knowledge quest of country music.
A few lines of a country song, “ Have a little love on a little honeymoon, you got a little dish and a little spoon, a little bitty house and a little bitty yard, a little bitty dog and a little bitty car, Well, it’s alright to be a little bitty… A little hometown in a big old city, Might as well share, might as well smile; Life goes on for a little bitty while.”
Bristol, Tennessee are said to be the “Birthplace of Country music”, as per the 1998 United States Congress resolution. Country music was firstly characterized a gobbled set of words put in a melody, naïve, stereotype and tangy, to cater to a particular fraction of audience. It was termed cliché, as musicians played the same tunes with different set of words. These were a set of impartial judgments and mixed feelings that affected the growth of country music at birth, but its chastity and flavor could not have prevent the minds and hearts of hundreds of Americans and it became the most popular music forms in the 20th Century. It came to be a big success and eventually ranked as the best selling music after the rock or pop music. The musical journey of country music spans from the 19th century, with its subsequent changes and ordeal, and its different genre that has shaped and developed in the next 100 years of its birth.