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More New Country Artists You May Not Have Heard of but Need to

Brent Cobb Shine on Rainy Day
Low Country Sounds / Elektra Records

There is a thriving underground country music scene that features artists holding true to the old school country sound.

Drawing influence from folk troubadours, popular country of the 60s and 70s as well as the bluegrass mountain hymns of Appalachia and the delta blues. In recent years, this music has received more attention thanks to ground breaking releases from troubadours like Sturgill Simpson and Margo Price.

I wrote about 20 of these artists around this time last year and have since gotten to know a few more and felt like you might need to check them out. Again, I recommend you give a few, if not all, a solid listen and let me know what you think in the comment section below.

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      1. Brent Cobb – Shine On Rainy Day

      Shine on Rainy Day

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      2. John Moreland – It Don’t Suit Me

      Big Bad Luv

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      3. Paul Cauthen – I’ll Be the One

      My Gospel

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      4. Robbie Fulks – Alabama at Night

      Upland Stories

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      5. Michaela Anne – Won’t Go Down

      Bright Lights and the Fame

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      6. The Steel Wheels – Scrape Me Off the Ceiling

      Wild As We Came Here

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      7. Elizabeth Cook – Straightjacket Love

      Exodus of Venus

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      8. Parker Millsap – Pining

      The Very Last Day

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      9. Ryan Bingham – Nobody Knows My Trouble

      Fear and Saturday Night

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      10. Dead Horses – Kickapoo Creek

      Cartoon Moon

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      11. Jesse Lafser – Tonight

      Land in Sight

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      12. Frankie Lee – High & Dry

      American Dreamer

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      13. Michigan Rattlers – Last Week

      Michigan Rattlers – EP

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      14. 10 String Symphony – Mama, You Been On My Mind

      Weight of the World

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      15. Caitlin Canty – One Man

      Reckless Skyline

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      16. Jesse Dayton – Match Made in Heaven

      The Revealer

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      17. Lindi Ortega – To Love Somebody

      Faded Gloryville

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      18. Ags Connolly – I Hope You’re Unhappy

      Nothin’ Unexpected

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      19. SHEL – Moonshine Hill

      Just Crazy Enough

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      20. The Stray Birds – Sunday Morning

      Magic Fire

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