Is alt-country dead?

Is alt-country dead?

There are 2 comments on the In Tune with Wade story from Jul 17, 2006, titled Is alt-country dead?. In it, In Tune with Wade reports that:

The New York Times ran a piece Sunday that argues alt-country is dead. The vague tag has never fit anyone particular well but what else do you call an act like Lucinda Williams, Hank Williams III or Steve ...

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#1 Aug 7, 2006
That's just someone's opinion!! Are they mind readers??? Very doubtful. Do they really know more than the fans? Has there been a study done with statistical information that proves to this effect? If so, please print that!! I feel sometimes music just doesn't always fit into a certain catagory, there are shades of gray, and probably alot more shades of gray out there than we think. I've heard music that I could not even try to catagorize.
rbs

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#3 Aug 15, 2006
Oops! I did not mean to sound harsh on your opinion Wade about the term alt-country. I do agree the NYT's article sounds a little "uppitty,"(pardon the pun).

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