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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

10 Country Acts That Rock

We admit we’ve often scratched our heads when rock fans say they don’t like country music. After all, 

rock is as indebted to country — especially Southern rock and the entire singer-songwriter movement 

of the ’70s — as it is to the blues. Also, many of our favorite rockers, including Bob DylanElton 

John and Neil Young, have long incorporated some twang into their sound as a nod to their roots.

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about country but didn’t know where to start, use our list of 

Country Acts Who Rock as a primer. These 10 men and women — and plenty others who just missed 

the cut (sorry, Loretta Lynn!) stand out because the quality of their work and career longevity have 

long made the rock world notice.

To continue reading this story, which 1st appeared in Ultimate Classic Rock, click here.

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