Bakersfield Sound

A subgenre of country music that originated in Bakersfield, California in the 1950s and 60s. Known for its stripped-down, electric guitar-driven sound and honky-tonk influences, Bakersfield Sound was a departure from the more polished Nashville sound of the time. Artists like Buck Owens and Merle Haggard popularized the style and it remains a beloved part of country music history.

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