Definition of Western swing in English:

Western swing

Syllabification: West·ern swing


  • A style of country music influenced by jazz, popular in the 1930s.
    More example sentences
    • This group records western swing and jazz and has had to face criticism for their lack of writing.
    • Throughout these 13 uplifting ditties, which run the gamut from traditional country to blues, western swing and roots rock, Lund lauds his home and native land.
    • ‘You hear all kinds of music at these things,’ says Sandmark, ‘Rockabilly, swing, jump blues, country, western swing - and from all over, too.’

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