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Country Music Legends

written by: webbie1960
 
See if you can name these country music stars, legends in the world of country and western music.

Question 1:


This Alabama native was labeled the first country music superstar, performing hits like "I'm So Lonesome, I Could Cry" and "Your Cheatin' Heart".
Buck Owens
Hank Williams, Sr.
Hank Williams, Jr.
Sonny James

Question 2:


She had a 1952 hit entitled "It wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


She has issued 29 albums and had over 60 million records sold as of 2006. She is regarded as the "Queen of Country Music" and did a remake of the Vickie Lawrence tune "The Night the Light's Went Out in Georgia".
Tanya Tucker
Reba McIntrye
Kitty Wells
Patsy Cline

Question 4:


He has been on the Grand Old Opry for over 60 years and stands 4'11" inches tall. Hank Williams Sr. called him "Tater"  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


She was known as the "First Lady of Country Music". Her biggest hit was entitled "Stand By Your Man". She died on her couch in 1998 of cardiac arrhythmia.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 6:


He was the man in black. "Folsum Prison Blues" and "A Boy Named Sue" (both in 1968) are just two of his many hits.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


Born in Luttrell, Tennessee in 1924, he is considered by many as the greatest guitarist in the history of country and western music. In his lifetime, he received nine Country Music Association Instrumentalist of the Year awards.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


He had 143 Top 40 hits and was known as "The Possum". We was also a former husband of Tammy Wynette.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


He was known as "The King of Country Music" and ran for Governor of Tennessee in 1948. He was the mainstay of the Grand Ole Opry for years. "The Great Speckled Bird" and the "Wabash Cannonball" are just two of his hit songs.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 10:


Born in 1929 in Sherman, Texas, he had twenty plus #1 hits with his band the Buckaroos (so named by his friend, Merle Haggard). One of his more noted songs was "Tiger By the Tail".
Roy Clark
Sonny James
Waylon Jennings
Buck Owens

Question 11:


She died at the age of 30 in 1963, but not before creating some of the most influential country music hits including: "Walking After Midnight", "I Fall to Pieces" and "Crazy".
Kitty Wells
Patsy Cline
Loretta Lynn
Tammy Wynette

Question 12:


Born in 1935, she was a coal miner's daughter which influenced the types of songs she sang. She performed many hit duets with Conway Twitty and also sang with Ernest Tubb in the early years.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 13:


He was known as the "Texas Troubadour" and his biggest career hit came in 1941 with "Walkin' the Floor Over You".  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 14:


He was born in Oklahoma in 1962, and was the Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year in 1990, 91, 92 and 93, before his retirement in 2001. One of his best known songs, "If Tomorrow Never Comes" was released from his first album.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 15:


Often referred to as the "King of Country", this man sang from "Does Fort Worth Ever Cross your Mind" (1985) to "Give It Away" (2006) to become one of the most prolific country singers of all time.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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