They called it hillbilly music back then. Folk Music. Mountain Ballads.
Western music. Western Swing. Today its called Country Music. Over
the years, people in this genre of music got together to work together
and in their own way, promote the music they were a part of. Whether
international in scope or just for the local entertainment, they all have
one thing in common - country music.
Here are some of the organizations we've found dedicated to
preserving or promoting some aspect of country or western music
in some way or another.