Country music is one of the most popular genres in The United States.
It’s appeal has even extended worldwide and influeced many genres.
Nowadays country has even become infused into Rap.
But where did country come from?
The birth of country music began with the folk songs, ballads, and musical creations from Irish, Scottish, and English settlers of the Appalachian Mountains.
A decidedly American style, country music centers around tradition but its simple form is perfect for a range of different themes – a fact that has helped prompt the development of country rock, country pop, and more.
Read on to uncover the fascinating history of country music!