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COUNTRY MUSIC TRIVIA

THIS WEEKS QUESTION

This Country star has had many hits. One of his most famous songs is the hit "Live Like You Were Dying". 

 

A) Tim McGraw

B) Kenny Chesney

C) Dierks Bentley


Answer Next Week


LAST WEEK'S QUESTION

 Which female artist had a hit with the song "Baby Baby" in 1991? 

A) Shania Twain

B) Amy Grant - ANSWER

C) Faith Hill

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BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK

May 18 

George Strait, 1952

Joe Bonsall of The Oak Ridge Boys, 1948

David Nail, 1979

May 19 

Shooter Jennings, 1979

May 20 

Jon Pardi, 1985

May 21 

Cody Johnson, 1987

May 22 

Dana Williams of Diamond Rio, 1961

May 23 

Mac Wiseman, 1925

Shelly West, 1958

Jewel, 1974

May 24 

Mike Reid, 1947

Rosanne Cash, 1955

Billy Gilman, 1988

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THIS WEEK IN COUNTRY MUSIC

1986
Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings appeared in a CBS-TV remake of the western movie Stagecoach along with June Carter, John Carter Cash, John Schneider, Jessi Colter, David Allan Coe and Billy Swan 

1983
The Oak Ridge Boys were at #1 on the US country album chart with Deliver, their tenth studio release. The album included two hit singles: "Ozark Mountain Jubilee" and "I Guess It Never Hurts to Hurt Sometimes", the latter of which reached #1 on Hot Country Songs. 

2006
The Tennessean of Nashville reported plans by the Academy of Country Music to move its awards show to April, after consistently being drubbed in the ratings by powerhouse American Idol. The ACMs, which aired May 24 on CBS, appeared opposite Fox's American Idol for the fourth year in a row. Winners at this years show included: Keith Urban who won Top Male Vocalist, Carrie Underwood won Top New Female Vocalist and Single Record of the Year for "Jesus, Take the Wheel." 

2011

Jason Aldean was at #1 on the country chart with My Kinda Party, his fourth studio album. The album received a Nomination for the 54th Grammy Awards for Best Country Album and has sold over 3m copies in the US.