THIS WEEKS QUESTION
Whose backup band was called The Strangers'?
A) Merle Haggard
B) Carl Smith
C) Freddie Hart
ANSWER NEXT WEEK
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION
Quote from Steve Earle: "He is the greatest songwriter in the world and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffeetable in my cowboy boots and say that." Who is he talking about?
A) Guy Clark
B)Townes Van Zandt - ANSWER
C) Hank Williams
Natalie Maines of Dixie Chicks, 1974
Dean Miller, 1965
Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town, 1969
Alan Jackson, 1958
Earl Thomas Conley, 1941
Nikki Lane, 1983
Josh Gracin, 1980
Jeannie C. Riley, 1945
Cyndi Thomson, 1976
Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town, 1970
The movie Songwriter directed by Alan Rudolph, and starring Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson was released. The film a satirical comedy, is loosely based on Willie Nelson's own life and and finances, (his song "Night Life", for example, which he sold in 1961 for $150, went on to be recorded by over 70 artists and sold more than 30 million copies).
Clint Black married actress, singer Lisa Hartman who played a major role in the primetime soap Knots Landing, as rock singer Ciji Dunne.
Kenny Chesney was at #1 on the Country chart with his fourteenth studio album Hemingway's Whiskey. Four of the albums singles; "The Boys of Fall", "Somewhere with You", "Live a Little", and "Reality" have all hit #1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.