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Bakersfield sound

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Developed in and around Bakersfield, California, during the 1950s.

Proper nounEdit

Bakersfield sound

  1. A style of country music developed and popularized during the 1950s and 1960s, featuring Fender Telecaster guitars, a drum backbeat, fiddles and steel guitars, along with stylistic touches from rock music.