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12-23-2009, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
How can you like Johnny Cash but not country music? He sang about pretty much the same stuff these guys are singing about today. Getting drunk, falling in love, etc. Country music is great. My favorite music is punk rock and country comes right in there in second. It's the same as punk rock just with a different type of guitar.
I'm just going out on a limb here but I would say the difference is Country music has a lot more of that horrible twangy guitar sound than Cash. Also, far to many country songs have lyrics that are are literal stories. I don't think most of Cash's songs suffer from that.

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