State of Country Music

This Is Country Music? Singers Weigh In on Endless Debate
"It ain't hip to sing about tractors, trucks, little towns and mama / Yeah, that might be true / But this is country music ... and we do." If you stop and listen to the words of to the title track of Brad Paisley's 2011 album, This Is Country Music, you'll find that the singer-songwriter isn't coming down on one side or the other of what sound defines our beloved genre...