Nashville sound

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Nashville sound
Stylistic originsCountry music, pop music
Cultural origins1950s Nashville, Tennessee
Typical instrumentsGuitar, strings, bass, drum, banjo, vocals
Mainstream popularityLate 1950s–early 1960s US
Derivative formsCountrypolitan, country pop
Other topics
Country musicians – List of years in country music

Nashville sound is a sub-genre of country music. It emerged in the late 1950s. It replaced the dominance of honky-tonk (popular during the 1940s and 1950s).[1]

Examples of Nashville sound include Eddy Arnold, Brenda Lee and Patsy Cline.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Nashville Sound Begins". Living in Stereo. Retrieved Jan 12, 2015.