It is a term mainly used to promote modern progressive country, modern western swing, contemporary folk, roots rock, rockabilly, and other American roots music genres not popular in the mainstream.
Other terms for this include "Alternative Country," "No Depression" (this name came from the title of an Uncle Tupelo album and is also the name of the leading Americana Music magazine), "Insurgent Country," "Cowpunk" (in the 1980s), and other names.
An instrumental song written and recorded by Mason Williams in 1968.
It is still one of the most popular instrumental songs ever recorded
A reissue is a re-released version of a previously released product or a compilation of previously released material
After an item gets high demand and the product is not available any longer, the owner of the product can reissue it. A greatest hits album and a boxed set are 2 forms of reissued recordings, an expanded release of a previously released item is a reissue. Complete Shakespeare Anthologies are reissues of his plays in a volume.
A 1980 movie starring John Travolta and Debra Winger about an oil fielder who thinks he is a cowboy and hangs around at Gilley's bar.
"Bud Davis" is the Urban Cowboy
An abbreviation that stands for "For Your Entertainment." A chain of CD and video retail stores.
FYE is A chain of CD and video retail stores
A record label that specializes in reissuing previously released recordings.
Rhino Records has put out compilations of music ranging from comedy artists to the Doors.
It is an abbreviation for Contemporary Christian Music. a gospel music genre based on current popular music
A gospel music genre based on current popular music