Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mining, the rock in which a mineral lode occurs; the country. See country, 8.
“The highlights come when the band go country – No Spare Parts is a beautifully restrained country-rock ballad that would have graced Exile on Main Street, and a cover of We Had It All, once a hit for Waylon Jennings, has a vulnerability perfect for Keith Richards' wracked voice.”
“It was near or shortly after the peak of the country-rock/country trend that had burgeoned in the prior few years.”
“In '77 we formed a rhythm section, he helped me immensely to become a more versatile performer, (even introduced me to John Hartford at the old Birchmere) and we began playing country-rock, joining wedding-tux band Nightmusic six years later.”
“You know, I wasn't around for the "folk scare" of the '60s. laughs But I was a part of the country-rock addiction in the '70s.”
“MR: So, was that a catalyst for a revised style of California country-rock?”
“The band plays country-rock music and has gone on two world tours and has performed at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.”
“Chuvit is coming," wails Thai country-rock star Add Carabao before launching into a cascade of searing electric-guitar solos.”
“Likewise, few would peg the Kinks as a country-rock outfit.”
“But, as a point of reference, country-rock in 1969 has nothing to do with country-rock today.”
“We kind of carried over some of the jug band roots, instrumentally at least, into what we were doing as a country-rock band, so it just kind of became this "Dirt Band" music, essentially.”
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