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Ernest Tubb: Quiz


Question 1: He died of the illness in 1984 at Baptist Hospital in ________.
Columbus, OhioMemphis, TennesseeNashville, TennesseeBoston

Question 2: Tubb was born on a cotton farm near Crisp, Texas (now a ________ in Ellis County, Texas).
Ghost townEnglandUnited StatesUnited Kingdom

Question 3:
What role did Ernest Tubb play in the movie Riding West?
Steve Jordan
Alexander Morton
Captain Amos Karnes

Question 4: The band included lightning-fingered Leon Rhodes, who later appeared on TV's ________ as the guitarist in the show's band.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-InHee HawSaturday Night LiveThe Carol Burnett Show

Question 5: Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914–September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of ________.
JazzAmerican folk musicBluesCountry music

Question 6: In 1948, he was the first singer to record a hit version of "Blue Christmas", a song more commonly associated with ________ and his mid-1950s version.
Don't Be CruelElvis PresleyHound Dog (song)Heartbreak Hotel

Question 7: The pay was low, so Tubb also dug ditches for the ________ and then clerked at a drug store.
Great DepressionFranklin D. RooseveltNew DealWorks Progress Administration

Question 8: He appeared as himself in ________'s autobiographical film, Coal Miner's Daughter, in 1980 with Roy Acuff and Minnie Pearl.
Loretta LynnVan Lear RoseHonky Tonk AngelsLoretta Lynn discography

Question 9: One of Tubb's sons, the late Justin Tubb, made a minor splash on the country music scene in the 1950s; and roomed with a young, up-and-coming songwriter named ________ in the late 1950s.
Willie NelsonErnest TubbRoger MillerHank Williams

Question 10: In the early 1960s, he recorded duets with up-and-coming ________, including their hit "Sweet Thang".
Loretta Lynn discographyVan Lear RoseHonky Tonk AngelsLoretta Lynn

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