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The Spin Record Guide: Alt Country

Starting in the 1980s, punk rockers in search of their roots and honky-tonk outlaws looking for something more real than Nashville's focus-group pop created a new sound out of down-home twang and rock rebellion. Here's a 30-plus-year retrospective of the insurgent country spirit.

|June 13, 2003 - 7:00 am

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