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COUNTRY MUSIC TRIVIA



THIS WEEKS QUESTION

 "Nobody's Talking" was a number two hit in July 1990 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles. This song can be found on their "Still Standing" album by which country group? 


A)  Exile - ANSWER

B)  Highway 101

C)  Dixie Chicks


 Who is the beautiful voiced blonde that teamed up with Brad Paisley on "Whiskey Lullaby"? 


A)  Carrie Underwood

B)   Alison Krause

C)   Kelsea  Ballerini


Answer Next Week



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BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK

3/23 - Brett Eldridge

          Brett Young

3/24 - Mo Pitney

3/25 - Ronnie McDowell

3/26 - Charly McClain

          Dean Dillon

          Kenny Chesney

3/28 - Reba McEntire

          Rodney Atkins

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THIS WEEK IN COUNTRY MUSIC

 1970
Merle Haggard was at #1 on the US Country chart with "The Fightin' Side of Me", one of the most famous of his career. In reference to his own 2002 patriot song, “Courtesy of the Red, White, & Blue (The Angry American)”, Toby Keith once called this song "the original Angry American song."  

 1985
Ray Charles and Willie Nelson were at #1 on the US country chart with "Seven Spanish Angels”. Written by Troy Seals and Eddie Setser, "Seven Spanish Angels" would be the most successful of Ray Charles' eight hits on the country chart. 

 1995
Country singer, songwriter Lyle Lovett and actress Julia Roberts announced they were separating after 21 months of marriage. 

 2011
Sara Evans was at #1 on the Country chart with her sixth album Stronger, the first studio album to be released by Evans in nearly six years. During this six-year period, Evans was involved in a high profile divorce with, her now ex-husband Craig Schelske. "A Little Bit Stronger" was released as the album's lead-off single which became a #1 hit.