Country Music Should Be Political — and It Always Has Been | Time

At its heart, country is the music of inclusion and universality, and there must be an open door–and open ears and hearts–for artists who don’t look like Jimmie Rodgers or Hank Williams. Country is songs with stories for everyone, our life experience played out in 3½ minutes. Complexity is country’s friend, not its enemy, and more people need to realize that.

 

 

Source: Country Music Should Be Political — and It Always Has Been | Time

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