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RockBoar.com Picture      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_rock

Country Rock bands starting with 'W': 2 bands in database

Clarence White (United States)Wet Willie (United States)
 

Country Rock artists starting with 'W': 41 artists in database

Allen WoodyBruce Worrall
Clarence WhiteDanny Weis
Danny WhittenDave Wintour
Don WellerDonna Washburn
Eric White Jr.Ernie Williams
Garth Watt-RoyGary Vogensen
George WhitsellIan Winter
James WynneJim Waddell
Joanne WhiteJohn "Pugwash" Weathers
John "Willie" WilsonKen Whaley
Kenny WertzLamar Williams
Leon WhitsellLeon Wilkeson
Lorenz WestphalMichael Webb
Michael WhiteMichael Workman
Paul WyldePete "Overend" Watts
Raymond "Taff" WilliamsRick Wills
Roland WhiteRoss Wilson
Snowy WhiteSteven Weinmeister
Terry WilkinsTommy Wynn
Tony WilliamsTrevor Williams
Warren Ward

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