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Articles tagged darius rucker

Thursday, May 27 2010

Race in America, Race in Music: Different Trains,  Same Two Tracks

It's an American pop music creation myth: that blues and folk music developed along two distinct tracks, with their own distinct traditions, divided along racial lines. The truth is, of course, far more slippery and complicated.


Monday, December 8 2008

CMAs and the End of Genre or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Kid Rock

This year's CMA winners point to a future where the only thing necessary to be classified as country is a desire to join in and sing.


Sunday, November 16 2008

Darius Rucker: Learn to Live

With his first post-Hootie album, Darius Rucker raids the cupboard of contemporary country music... only to find paint-by-number ballads and steady-as-she-goes hillbilly rockers that fail to stamp his identity anywhere.


Monday, October 13 2008

Darius Rucker breaks racial barrier with No. 1 country single


Friday, October 3 2008

Singer swaps Hootie for a chart-topping country debut


Friday, September 19 2008

Hootie’s Darius Rucker not just a rocker gone country


Thursday, August 15 2002

Darius Rucker: Back to Then


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