Meaning of hillbilly music

hill'billy mu"sic

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. folk music combined with elements of popular music in which the banjo, fiddle, and guitar are principal instruments: a type of music that originated in mountain regions of the southern U.S.
  2. country-and-western music.
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