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June 08, 2011



Country music tells the story of the people, at times the seamy side, sometimes the sad side, still others the funny side. Country music fans tend to be patriotic and rally around the flag with little patience for those who disparage the country.


Country music has always stressed a love for American people, not the American government so much. That could change with Willie nelson's endorsement of new mexico's former governor, who is endorsing legalizing pot and some other drugs! When Willie gets political, who knows what will come out of it?

I do not know how to control capitals yet, sorry.

Charles Dye

Ok, here I go,

The music industry is a strictly cash driven BUSINESS and guided by the spending habits of, for the most part people who have no musical taste or preferance.

The two classes of music started to merge years ago. In my belief Elvis and Johnny Cash started the whole thing. Why settle to one group of cash paying folks when there are many to pick from. Why fish in a small pond when there are oceans to be caught.

Not saying that there is anything wrong with that, all young artist have dreams of the big house, nice cars and free flowing cash - wait, there's that word again, CASH.

Fame and fortune go hand in hand most of the time and like any other drug, once you've tasted wealth it hard to go back.

So, is there anything wrong with it - no.
Do I like that it is done for the monitary gain of record executives - no.
Do I have a say in where my money is spent - always.

There is so much lost talent out there that will never be heard because it does not fit into a "style" or "class" of music.

Open your ears and mind, if you like it, listen to it.

Just my opinion, I could be wrong

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