But, for me, it is one of the best genres out there. The brutal honesty of country music, and the heart and soul that goes into the songs is what first drew me in and keeps me listening. Country music is often stereotyped to be men in Stetsons and cowboy boots, singing about drinking, shooting and fishing, but there is so much more to it than that. A staple song for any good night out, and one that is linked to the hilarious film from , starring Dolly herself.
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With female country artists certainly not lacking in the talent department, much of country's gender problem can be attributed to disproportionate airplay on country radio. You'd think, then, that as gatekeepers of the country genre, radio programmers and consultants would go to great lengths to ensure female artists get their due. You would be wrong. Hill's story started a firestorm when he offered tidbits of advice like this: The tomatoes of our salad are the females. But one problem with female country singers is that they aren't tomatoes — and several of them are on social media. Legendary country artist Martina McBride, whose song "This One's for the Girls" Hill references in his story, was one of the first to take public issue with his sentiments, taking to Facebook to offer her thoughts on what has been dubbed SaladGate: