Genre: heartland rockPlay genre
Heartland rock is a genre of music that emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It is characterized by its rootsy, Americana sound, often featuring acoustic guitars, harmonicas, and pianos. The lyrics often focus on themes of blue-collar life, small-town America, and the struggles and triumphs of everyday people. The genre gained popularity in the Midwest and heartland regions of the United States, hence its name.