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Country Boogie: Honky Tonks, Hoedowns And The Roots Of Rock

Martin Hawkins, The History of Rock, October 1981

IF RHYTHM AND BLUES was a major constituent of rock'n'roll, so too was the influence of country music in the form of country-boogie. Country-boogie was to develop into rockabilly, the white Southerner's rock'n'roll based upon the fusion of black influences with the more lively and decadent elements in country music.

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