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are an award-winning The Paperboys Canadian folk music band that blends Celtic folk with Bluegrass, Mexican, Eastern European, African, zydeco, soul and country influences?
s performance on " Tom Brumley' Together Again" for Buck Owens was called "one of the finest steel guitar solos in the history of country music"?
said The New York Times Paul Hemphill 's first book The Nashville Sound was "generally regarded as one of the best books on country music ever written"?
, a Still Restless 2004 album by country band Restless Heart, was their first album of all-new material in fourteen years?
, a Smokey Mayfield ranch supervisor in the Texas Panhandle, once played the fiddle as a warmup act for country performer Tennessee Ernie Ford?
, the first Ronnie Thompson Republican to have served as mayor of Macon, Georgia in the 20th century, also had a career as a singer of gospel and country music?
American country musician private plane crashed in Cowboy Copas's Tennessee in 1963, killing him and everyone onboard, including fellow country music star Patsy Cline?
American country music singer was once engaged to actor Mindy McCready Dean Cain?
was a major influence on the distinctive Charlie Bowman fiddle sound that helped shape and develop early country music in the 1920s and 1930s?
, a Gord Bamford country music singer, was one of only two Canadian artists invited to perform at the Global Artist Party at the 2007 CMA Music Festival?
a critic reviewing
country music artist Ronnie Milsap's 2006 album observed that Milsap's voice remained "virtually unchanged" since his debut in the early 1970s?
My Life after performing the theme to the 1963 film
, Hud country music singer decided to take up acting, appearing in three films during the 1960s?
Darrell McCall singer-songwriter
met her musical partner Gillian Welch David Rawlings at a successful audition for the only country band at Berklee College of Music?
country music quartet The Oak Ridge Boys reached their highest ranking in 26 years on the Billboard 200 with the release of their 2009 album ?
The Boys Are Back the
Shreveport deejay was particularly knowledgeable about the history of Barney Cannon country music, his radio station KWKH-AM, and the former Louisiana Hayride?
with his number one single "Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got)",
became the first Leon Ashley country music artist to write, record, release, distribute and publish his own material?
1960, country music artist bought the song "Family Bible" from Claude Gray Willie Nelson for $100?
despite a 26 minute length, the 1965 album
won the The Return of Roger Miller Grammy award for best country album, and five additional Grammys for its track " King of the Road"?
and The Beverly Hillbillies atop the Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Nielsen ratings, created John Aylesworth as a Hee Haw country variety show to combine the best of both genres?
at least one song written by
was on the Sonny Throckmorton country music charts for almost every week between 1976 and 1980?
at the 25th
in 1996, CMA Music Festival country music artist Garth Brooks signed autographs for 23 hours and 10 minutes without taking a single break?
radio station in WLWI Montgomery, Alabama, founded in 1930 as WSFA, gave country music legend Hank Williams his start as a professional musician?
psychedelic rock group was the launching point for the career of Circus Maximus country musician Jerry Jeff Walker?
country music singer Buck Owens' son is also a country music singer?
country music singer David Nail's single " " was co-written by Turning Home Kenny Chesney?
country music singer George Strait discovered his backup band, the , after responding to a flyer posted around the Ace in the Hole Southwest Texas State University campus?
country music singer Ty Herndon's grandmother Myrtle hosted a Gospel music radio show on WPRN and in WPRN-FM Alabama for more than 40 years?
country music singer Alan Jackson ?
still likes bologna
country music performer Roger Miller included his own recordings of two songs that he had written for Jim Reeves in the 1950s, on his 1966 album ?
Words and Music
Country-comedian and Hee Haw star childhood home has been preserved as a "tourism complex and museum" in Archie Campbell's Bulls Gap, Tennessee?
country music singer-songwriter Roger Miller's third studio album, , was the only record of his career to top the The 3rd Time Around Country Album charts?
country music artist and Dead Reckoning Records co-founder was once a backing musician for Tammy Rogers Patty Loveless and Trisha Yearwood?
country music singer is a former Colt Ford professional golfer?
country music singer s single "I Forgot That I Don't Live Here Anymore" was boycotted by Darrell Clanton' Mothers Against Drunk Driving?
country singer Johnny Cash (pictured) covered the song " " by Johnny 99 Bruce Springsteen and made it the title song of the album it appeared on?
country singer 's greatest chart success was a Philip Claypool cover version of Bad Company's " Feel Like Makin' Love"?
Mike Reid was a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals before becoming a country music singer and releasing the single "?
Walk on Faith"
Norwegian evangelical preacher performed in a Aril Edvardsen country music band in his youth?
country musician s Johnny Sea' spoken word recording "Day For Decision", a response to Barry McGuire's protest song, " Eve of Destruction", was a Top 40 hit in the U.S. and was nominated for a Grammy award?
country music songwriter once worked in a factory, manufacturing buckets for Tim Nichols KFC?
country music singer 's debut single "A Little More Country Than That" was co-written by Easton Corbin Rory Lee Feek of Joey + Rory?
country music singer was once a tour manager for comedian Jeremy McComb Larry the Cable Guy?
country music songwriter , who has written songs for Chris Waters Tim McGraw, Terri Clark and Rhett Akins, is the older brother of singer Holly Dunn?
Country-Western singer, songwriter and actor had his own series of Jimmy Wakely DC Comics comic books, billing him as "Hollywood's Sensational Cowboy Star!"?
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Question 1: 1 country hit since ________ in 1983.
Question 5: Four country songs topped the Billboard Hot 100 in the 1980s: "Lady" by ________, which was the No.
Question 7: In 2005, country singer Carrie Underwood rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of and became a multi-platinum selling recording artist and a multiple Grammy Award winner. ________
Question 8: This influence was so great that ________ was quoted as saying "The music has gotten pretty bad, I think.
Question 9: With his debut on the national country music scene in 1989, singer and songwriter ________ would usher in a new sound that would define much of country music for the 1990s and beyond.