Big D’s Country Music Trivia Quiz
Last month’s quiz was won by Margaret Brown with 8 correct answers. There will be no quiz this month as I am working on a new format. It will resume in June, but from that date, it will be bi-monthly with the prize being free entry to a club night for two people. It will also appear in the Country Music & Dance in Scotland magazine to widen its appeal. Quiz N0. 58 is featured below for information, with answers underneath.
- This country singer once had a chain of hotels named after one of his hit songs. Who was he and what are they called?
- She was born in Vienna, Missouri. She became part of The Helton Family Band along with her Mum, Dad and eleven brothers and sisters. Who is she?
- Johnny Cash is the only country singer to have a road named after him (Johnny Cash Parkway). But where is it?
- Ed Bruce is famous for writing “Mammas Don’t let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys”, but what was his debut song on the country charts?
- He was originally known as “The Travelling Texan- The Masked Singer of Country Songs”. By what name is he better known?
- In 1961 Ray Stevens reached the charts with what must be the longest song title of all time. Can you name it?
- Johnny Cash and June Carter were married in 1968. Which country singer was their best man?
- Willie Nelson first appeared on the country charts with what song?
- Which well known Bob Wills song was recorded by Bing Crosby? It was a hit in 1941.
- What was significant about Jim Reeves’s 1980 single, “There’s Always Me”?
e-mail your answers by 30th April to firstname.lastname@example.org or print out and hand into the club for his attention. Remember to include your name and a contact number.
Answers to Quiz 58
- Roger Miller and King 0f the Road.
- Leona Williams.
- Hendersonville, Tennessee.
- ‘Walker Woods’.
- Billy Walker.
- ‘Jeremiah Peabody’s Polyunsaturated, Quick Dissolving, Fast Acting, Pleasant Tasting Green and Purple Pills’.
- Merle Kilgore.
- “Touch Me”.
- San Antonio Rose.
- It was the 25th anniversary of his signing for RCA Records and his 30th posthumous hit for the label.