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Country Music In 2019


Lil Nas X's hit single "Old Town Road" now holds the stand-alone record for the longest running No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 songs.

A cross-genre of twangy country lyrics over trap beats, Old Town Road has left many wondering if it's a country song or a rap song.

Today on All Sides, the changing genre of country music, its origins and more. 


  • LeBron Hill, Opinion Reporter, The Tennessean
  • Bill Malone, musician and historian of country music, author of the 1968 book "Country Music, U.S.A.”
  • Dom Flemons, singer and songwriter, Grammy award-winning neotraditional country musician

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