Breaking the brand of country music

May 3, 2015 Whitney Leonard 0

The Country Music Association was created to save country music on radio as television emerged and took over as a top medium for entertainment during the late 1950s. But some experts such as Clifford Murphy, author of the book “Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music In New England,” feel it unintentionally disenfranchised other regions of the U.S. from having what is considered true country music.