Country rock is sub-genre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock with country. The term is generally used to refer to the wave of rock musicians who began to record country-flavored records in the late 1960s and early 1970s, beginning with Bob Dylan and The Byrds; reaching its greatest popularity in the 1970s with artists like Emmylou Harris and the Eagles; continuing with cult status and occasional mainstream success to the present day.
Rock and roll has often been seen as a combination of rhythm and blues with country music, a fusion particularly evident in 1950s rockabilly, and there has been cross-pollination throughout the history of both genres, however, the term country-rock is generally used to refer to the wave of rock musicians of the late 1960s and early 1970s who began to record rock records using country themes, vocal styles and additional instrumentation, most characteristically pedal steel guitar.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Country_rockCountry Rock bands starting with 'P': 5 bands in database
|Gene Parsons (United States)||Gram Parsons (United States)||Pan (United States)||Parsons Green (United States)||Poco (United States)|
|Al Perkins||Artimus Pyle||Bill Pillmore||Billy Powell||Bruce Palmer||David Palmer||Ed Ponder||Gene Parsons||George "Chocolate" Perry||Gram Parsons||Herb Pedersen||Jack Pearson||Jerry Penrod||John Petersen||Kenny Passarelli||Kenny Pine||Larry Patton||Matt Piucci||Mike Price||Nick Pantas||Patrick Shanahan||Paul Burton||Paul Pilnick||Richard Powel||Roger Pope||Ronnie Penque||Terry Popple||Terry Potter||Thomas Puggard-Müller||Topper Price|
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