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Sheb Wooley

What do you know about Sheb Wooley
Enjoy this FUN Celebrity trivia quiz. 
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Where was Shelby F. "Sheb" Wooley born on April 10, 1921?Sheb Wooley

  1. Erick, Oklahoma

  2. Jackson, Tennessee

  3. Midland, Texas

  4. Hutchinson, Kansas

2) In the 1940s Sheb took an interest in his wife's young cousin, (who also grew up in Erick, Oklahoma), teaching him to play guitar chords, and purchasing him a fiddle.
WHO was his wife's young cousin?

  1. Michael Martin Murphy

  2. Glenn Campbell

  3. Mitch Miller

  4. Roger Miller

3) Sheb tried to enlist during World War II, but was turned down for military service because of his rodeo injuries.  Instead, he worked in the oil industry and as a welder.  In 1946, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas, and became a country and western musician.  He moved to Hollywood in 1949.

  • True or False?

4) Sheb’s first movie role was in Rocky Mountain (1950). His character was Kay Rawlins.
WHO was the movie’s lead actor?

  1. James Stewart

  2. Henry Fonda

  3. Errol Flynn

  4. Eric Fleming

5) WHO did Sheb play in the film High Noon (1952)?

  1. Ben Miller

  2. Frank Miller

  3. Pierce

  4. Jack Colby

6) "Yakety Yak" was a novelty song, written and performed by Sheb Wooley, that reached #1 in the Billboard pop charts in 1958.

  • True or False?

7) WHO did Sheb release music and performed as with "Don't Go Near the Eskimos" the first hit song?

  1. Ben E. King

  2. Ben Colder

  3. Rex Rex

  4. Fuzzy Morin

8) WHAT TV-Show did Sheb write the familiar theme song?

  1. The Big Valley

  2. Hee Haw

  3. Beverly Hillbillies

  4. Petticoat Junction

9) In 1996 he was diagnosed with leukemia. He died at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
WHEN did Sheb die?

  1. September 16, 2002

  2. September 16, 2003

  3. September 16, 2004

  4. September 16, 2005

10) WHERE was Sheb buried?

  1. Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Tennessee

  2. Davis Cemetery, Erick, Oklahoma

  3. Fort Lancaster Cemetery, Fort Lancaster, Texas

  4. Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, West Virginia

Sheb Wooley [Answers]Angels on your pillow

1) A. 2) D. 3) True 4) C. 5) A. 6) False. "Purple People Eater" was a novelty song, written and performed by Sheb Wooley, that reached #1 in the Billboard pop charts in 1958. 7) B. 8) D. 9) B. 10) A.

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