Country Classics

Top sellers
Talking On The Telephone - Rock'n'Roll And Teen Pop (CD) Various: Talking On The Telephone - Rock'n'Roll And Teen... Art-Nr.: BCD17599

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.49
Hint!
Bobby Bare Sings Shel Silverstein plus (8-CD Deluxe Box Set) Bobby Bare: Bobby Bare Sings Shel Silverstein plus (8-CD... Art-Nr.: BCD17570

This product will be released at 2 October 2020

$189.44
Christmas On The Range - 26 Festive and Swingin' Country Tunes (CD) Various - Season's Greetings: Christmas On The Range - 26 Festive and... Art-Nr.: BCD17612

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.49
Gonna Shake This Shack - From The Vaults Of Decca And Coral Records Vol.1 (CD) Various Artists: Gonna Shake This Shack - From The Vaults Of... Art-Nr.: BCD17602

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$18.41
Memphis Belles - The Women Of Sun Records (6-CD Deluxe Box Set) Various - SUN Records: Memphis Belles - The Women Of Sun Records (6-CD... Art-Nr.: BCD16609

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$76.16 $138.48
We Shall All Be Reunited - Revisiting The Bristol Sessions 1927-1928 (CD) Various Artists: We Shall All Be Reunited - Revisiting The... Art-Nr.: BCD17592

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$11.49
Rock’n’Roll Arrives… The Real Birth Of Rock’n’Roll 1946-1954 (5-CD Deluxe Box Set) Bill Haley & His Comets: Rock’n’Roll Arrives… The Real Birth Of... Art-Nr.: BCD16509

Item must be ordered

$76.16 $138.48
The First 10 Years, 1956-1966 (4-CD Deluxe Box Set) Bill Anderson: The First 10 Years, 1956-1966 (4-CD Deluxe Box... Art-Nr.: BCD17150

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$60.29 $109.62
Hint!
The Bakersfield Sound - Country Music Capital Of The West 1940 - 1974 (10-CD Deluxe Box Set) Various - History: The Bakersfield Sound - Country Music Capital... Art-Nr.: BCD16036

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$166.78 $196.20
The Influence of Jimmie Rodgers - Various - Let Me Be Your Sidetrack (6-CD Deluxe Box Set) Various Artists: The Influence of Jimmie Rodgers - Various - Let... Art-Nr.: BCD16863

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$50.76 $109.62

When we talk about classical country music at Bear Family Records, we mean country music from the 1940s to the 1970s, which includes the different modes of playing the Honky Tonk Sound, the Nashville Sound, and the Bakersfield Sound.

Honky Tonk Sound:

Honky Tonk Sound was created in Texas in the late 1940s, primarily in the areas where oil was mined, and was mostly represented in the local dance halls, bars and clubs, which were often very busy. To make the music audible, they began to amplify it electrically and accompanied with drums. Thematically it was often about everyday problems and the lyrics were very direct. Popular topics in the 'Honky Tonk Music' are for example ‚women‘ (Honky Tonk had mostly male performers), beer, singing and dancing. Among the most popular representatives of the 'Honky Tonk Sound‘ are Hank Williams Sr., George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Webb Pierce,

Nashville Sound:

The so-called 'Nashville Sound' was produced as the name implies in Nashville, Tennessee. In the 1950s, country music lost ground to Rock 'n' Roll and Pop music. The producers tried to counteract by smoothing out the 'raw' sound of Country music and for example underscored the songs with choirs. Among the most well-known and successful producers of the 'Nashville Sound‘ are Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, who are well known for the success of artists like Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Tammy Wynette, Eddy Arnold.

Bakersfield Sound:

The 'Bakersfield Sound' was created in Bakersfield, California in the late 1950s, and is strongly inspired by the classic ‚Honky Tonk Sound' and the ’Rockabilly Music' of the 1950s. The classic features of the 'Bakersfield Sounds' include the electrically amplified instruments and the hard and high-pitched guitars. Among the best known representatives of the Bakersfield Sounds include Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart and Merle Haggard.

When we talk about classical country music at Bear Family Records, we mean country music from the 1940s to the 1970s, which includes the different modes of playing the Honky Tonk Sound, the... read more »
Close window
Country Classics

When we talk about classical country music at Bear Family Records, we mean country music from the 1940s to the 1970s, which includes the different modes of playing the Honky Tonk Sound, the Nashville Sound, and the Bakersfield Sound.

Honky Tonk Sound:

Honky Tonk Sound was created in Texas in the late 1940s, primarily in the areas where oil was mined, and was mostly represented in the local dance halls, bars and clubs, which were often very busy. To make the music audible, they began to amplify it electrically and accompanied with drums. Thematically it was often about everyday problems and the lyrics were very direct. Popular topics in the 'Honky Tonk Music' are for example ‚women‘ (Honky Tonk had mostly male performers), beer, singing and dancing. Among the most popular representatives of the 'Honky Tonk Sound‘ are Hank Williams Sr., George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn and Webb Pierce,

Nashville Sound:

The so-called 'Nashville Sound' was produced as the name implies in Nashville, Tennessee. In the 1950s, country music lost ground to Rock 'n' Roll and Pop music. The producers tried to counteract by smoothing out the 'raw' sound of Country music and for example underscored the songs with choirs. Among the most well-known and successful producers of the 'Nashville Sound‘ are Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley, who are well known for the success of artists like Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Tammy Wynette, Eddy Arnold.

Bakersfield Sound:

The 'Bakersfield Sound' was created in Bakersfield, California in the late 1950s, and is strongly inspired by the classic ‚Honky Tonk Sound' and the ’Rockabilly Music' of the 1950s. The classic features of the 'Bakersfield Sounds' include the electrically amplified instruments and the hard and high-pitched guitars. Among the best known representatives of the Bakersfield Sounds include Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart and Merle Haggard.

No results were found for the filter!
The Son Of Noisy Dan - A Musical Autobiography Slim Dusty: The Son Of Noisy Dan - A Musical Autobiography Art-Nr.: CD3747004

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

(2013/EMI AUSTRALIA) 26 tracks, a personal retrospective of Slim Dusty, feat. 23 songs and three spoken tracks by the artist!
$26.50
1960s Classic Albums (5-CD) Slim Dusty: 1960s Classic Albums (5-CD) Art-Nr.: CD7056652

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

(2012/EMI AUSTRALIA) 72 tracks, the albums are 'Songs For Rolling Stones', 'Songs Of Australia', 'Australian Bush Ballads And Old Time Songs', 'Songs From The Cattle Camps' and 'Cattle Camp Crooner'!
$40.35
Winners 2011 - Country Music Awards Various: Winners 2011 - Country Music Awards Art-Nr.: CDEMI109621

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

CD Compilation on EMI AUSTRALIA RECORDS by Various Artists - Winners 2011 - Country Music Awards
$17.26 $28.75