In anĀ interview with WNYC, Professor Dean Hubbs discusses the inseperable relationship between class politics and country music. Professor Hubbs, the author of Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music, argues that country music's reputation as a bastion of extreme patriotism and bigotry oversimplifies the "hillbilly humanism" and anti-bourgeois attitude that characterizes the genre.

Listen to the interview here.Ā