There is a music sub-genre called "Singer/songwriters", (which includes artists from assorted genres), such as Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Mickey Newbury, Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Tom Rush, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, Steve Goodman, Arlo Guthrie, Paul Simon, Neil Young, John Denver, Jackson Browne, John Prine, Charles David Sharp, Dave Mason, Jim Croce, Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Leonard Cohen, Donovan, Randy Newman, Ian Tyson, Gordon Lightfoot, Sylvia Tyson, Nick Drake, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Bruce Cockburn, Harry Chapin, James Taylor, Jerry Jeff Walker, Dan Fogelberg and Dolly Parton.
Also to be included are such as Billy Joel, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Mark Heard, Lucinda Williams, Patti Smith, Kate Bush, Rickie Lee Jones, Stevie Nicks, Cheryl Wheeler and Warren Zevon. Also Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, and Pete Seeger.
The list is much greater than this, as it would also include artists from all over the world, so it would by far exceed the list of Country. See the Wikipedia page (link below).
· 9 years ago