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Country music, takes talent or not?

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Posted : 3 years, 5 months ago at Apr 3 11:23 -
Does anyone else feel like they could make a country with no problem?
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Posted : 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 7 15:24 -
I could make a country with no problem. All I'd need is a large piece of land with clearly defined borders, a flag, an ideology, inhabitants, exportable goods and services for trade, and some strong allies.
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Posted : 2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 18 9:33 -
Easier said than done. What would you name your new country? would it be a democracy or a dictatorship?
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Posted : 2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 23 11:46 -
I disagree with you guys. I think making a new country would be a very big problem. For one thing theres the real estate market today.
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Posted : 2 years, 7 months ago at Feb 1 5:46 -
Sounds pretty hard actually, I heard Swaziland has had a world of trouble being recognized as a country by... well, the world. And as it turns out, if you have problems like HIV epidemics, you could get your country rights revoked.
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Posted : 2 years, 7 months ago at Feb 1 11:02 -
It takes talent to make real country music. It takes luck or knowing the right person to make it big in the industry today however.
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Posted : 2 years, 6 months ago at Feb 6 11:51 -
To make any kind of music well takes talent. Just because I don't like a certain type of music, I can still appreciate the talent if it is done well.

Unfortunately, there are talentless people in all genres.
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Posted : 1 year, 6 months ago at Mar 2 4:35 -
It depends what you are calling "country music".

Most country music on the radio today is not real country music, it's pop music.

When I think of country I normally get Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Carl Perkins in my mind. I'm not very familiar with all country but it's hard to say they can't tell you stories and give you awesome songs, you just have to look hard enough.
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Posted : 1 year, 2 months ago at Jun 9 18:13 -
this is great and I usually hate cover versions
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Posted : 1 year, 2 months ago at Jun 11 1:20 -
WA Mozart had more...
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Posted : 5 months, 2 weeks ago at Mar 19 23:47 -
takes talent
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Posted : 5 months, 2 weeks ago at Mar 21 4:13 -
You could make this same argument about every music genre.

People have argued for years that Punk rockers can't play their instruments (and most of them can't).
It's still up for the call if rappers today can actually write fluent material while not glamorizing consumerism.

Aaaaaaand people love to argue if pop singers take talent or not since the ass and tits of J Lo and Britney Spears is much more impressive to stare at rather than listening to their albums.

Every musical genre takes talent to make the album, yes even country. Sure there is a lot of watered down pop bullshit country on the radio today, but it's the same with all genres that have been destroyed by the mainstreaming of pop into their music. Make no mistake, there really is some very talented country singers out there today and I am not talking about old school ones.