Big D’s Country Music  Quiz  No.3

Quiz No.2 was won by Margaret Brown, with 11 points (one bonus point). Why not have a go? You never know.

  1. Name the actress who became Clint Black’s bride on October 20th 1991.
  2. Dean Dillon is a singer and songwriter. His songs have been recorded by several artists, but one in particular. Can you name the performer who has taken many of Dillon’s compositions to the top of the country charts?
  3. He began as a teenager with Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Mountain Boys and went on to take vocal events honours posthumously in 1990 with his widow. Can you name him and the winning song?
  4. This country music legend’s Grand Ole Opry’s appearances were the last at the Ryman Auditorium and the first at the Opry’s new home, Opryland. Can you name him?
  5. On Porter Wagoner’s television show, who was his first female singing partner?
  6.  Dan Seals had his first top 10 hit on the country charts in 1983. Can you name the song?
  7.  This country legend sold used cars, encyclopedias and bibles door-to-door, and taught sunday school while struggling to become a country singer. Between 1970 and 1980 he sold over 15 million records. Who is he?
  8. Who was Tammy Wynette’s first duet partner and what song did they record?
  9. This country artist comes from a rodeo family. Her father was a World Champion Steer Roper for three years in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and she was discovered at a rodeo in 1974 . Name her.
  10. Which country artist once had a band called The Texas Longhorns?

e-mail your answers by 30th November to willie.downie@ntlworld.com or print out and hand into the club for his attention. Remember to include your name and  a contact number.

Answers to Quiz 2

  1. Hank Williams and Johnny Horton. Billy Jean was married to Hank when he died and then later to Johnny at the time of his death, Both Hank and Johnny made their final appearance at the Skyline in Austin, Texas.
  2. Roy Rogers, first time as a member of Sons of the Pioneers, then again in his own right.
  3. Tracey Lawrence.
  4. Ernest Tubb in 1947.
  5. Randy Travis with ‘Always and Forever’. It stayed at No.1 for 10 months and sold 5 million copies.
  6. Peggy Sue Wright.
  7. Sweet Dreams.
  8. George Strait’s ‘Ocean Front Property’ in 1987.
  9. The Right Combination.
  10. ‘W.W and the Dixie Dance Kings’, and ‘Smokey and the Bandit 2’.

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