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COUNTRY. By country is meant the state of which one is a member.
     2. Every man's country is in general the state in which he happens to have been born, though there are some exceptions. See Domicil; Inhabitant. But a man has the natural right to expatriate himself, i. e. to abandon his country, or his right of citizenship acquired by means of naturalization in any country in which he may have taken up his residence. See Allegiance; Citizen; Expatriation. in another sense, country is the same as pais. (q.v.)

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Since 2014, Irish audiences have been treated to performances by America's biggest country music acts under one roof at the annual Country to Country music festival.
"Country music is one of the few music types that you can really listen to all day, without getting aggressive, because it's very complex," says Freier.
Richard is a multiple-award-winning artist and a member of the Independent Country Music Hall of Fame and Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame, who has appeared on WSM Radio Nashville, RFD TV, and countless other media outlets.
And the first wave of acts to be announced for the inaugural event includes US country star Lee Ann Womack, acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Angaleena Presley, British country duo The Shires, popstar turned country music singer Una Healy and Texan singer and winner of The Voice USA Danielle Bradbery.
"Country music is a cornerstone of American culture," says Ricardo Marques, vp of marketing at Budweiser.
He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010, ( BBC News reported.
The lead single is "Life's About to Get Good." Says Twain: "It's an honor to be a part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum exhibitions for 2017.
Other country music stations have come and gone in the Eugene-Springfield area during the previous decades, including KUGN FM, Davis said.
Sing Me Back Home: Southern Roots and Country Music comes from an author who has written about country music for over fifty years, earning respect and acknowledgment as an authority in country music.
Before he reached high school age, he already had performed on several country music radio shows.
BOSSES at BBC Radio Merseyside have led the tributes to former country music presenter Kenny Johnson, who has died at 75.
The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights and Country Music discusses the clash of culture and music in Nashville and comes from a journalist who considers the evolutionary process of and changes between the traditional Nashville sound and its artists and venues and modern times, and is a 'must' for any who would understand Nashville's progressions.