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Little Big Town welcomes pop to its country world

Little Big Town welcomes pop to its country world

Country circles have debated it for decades: Is crossing over to the pop mainstream good or bad for country music, a genre so steeped in tradition? Jimi Westbrook, one of the four singers in the Alabama group Little Big Town — which performs at Saturday's InfieldFEST — stands firmly on the positive side. "It's always happened, but as time passes, people forget that," Westbrook said. "It doesn't bother me at all. It makes it better." With collaborations between artists in different genres occurring more frequently (Preakness infield main-stagers Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa offer a recent example with their hit "Payphone"), Westbrook...

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