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Are country and Western two separate genres or one?

Please suggest some examples of "country music" and "Western music" that encapsulate the genres for someone who knows nothing about either. I'd be especially interested in pairs of songs which highlight the differences between the two genres, if indeed there are two. Google only returns hits for things that are described as "country and Western," and I can't tell if this is convergent evolution merging two genres together or just the equivalent of people calling everything from The Beatles to Nightwish "rock music."
posted by d. z. wang on Dec 9, 2012 - 17 answers

 

Recommendations on music like the Firefly soundtrack?

MusicFilter: Can anyone recommend music similar to the Firefly soundtrack? That sort of twangy, calm western-y instrumental sound. More examples inside. [more inside]
posted by gchucky on Apr 23, 2012 - 22 answers

Believe Me If All These Endearing Charms sounds like Home on the Range

Why do parts of the song Believe Me, If All These Endearing Young Charms sound like Home on the Range? [more inside]
posted by mtphoto on Apr 25, 2011 - 6 answers

Dirty Ballads & Other Prurient Folk Tunes

I need some raunchy ballads and bar songs to play at a Western-themed party. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Jan 10, 2011 - 18 answers

Help me put together a cinematic music mix for my Colorado mountain roadtrip.

Help me put together a cinematic music mix for my Colorado mountain roadtrip. [more inside]
posted by muirne81 on May 21, 2010 - 9 answers

When the chimes finish, begin.

Looking for songs by bands that are in the style of Ennio Morricone's Spaghetti Western soundtracks. [more inside]
posted by Dreamcast on Jul 19, 2008 - 33 answers

spaghetti western music in entertainment lately

What are some some examples of how Spaghetti Western music is being used today? [more inside]
posted by gerg on Dec 3, 2006 - 18 answers

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