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Name That Classic Country Music Song: Quiz 1:

Name That Classic Country Music Song: Quiz 1?
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1) It is the title of a song recorded by country music artist George Jones that has been named in several surveys as the greatest country song of all time.  It was released on April 14, 1980 as the lead single from the album I Am What I Am. The song was Jones's first No. 1 single in six years.  The melancholy song was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman.Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. He Stopped Loving Her Today

  2. Someday My Day Will Come

  3. I'm Not Ready Yet

  4. Tossed the Dice

2) It is a song about the life of a coal miner, first recorded in 1946 by country singer Merle Travis and released on his box set album Folk Songs of the Hills the following year. A 1955 version recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford reached number one in the Billboard charts, while another version by Frankie Laine was released only in the United Kingdom, where it gave Ford's version competition.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. Somebody Bigger Than You or I

  2. Sixteen Tons

  3. The Ballad of Davy Crockett

  4. His Hands

3) It is a song co-written by Tammy Wynette and Billy Sherrill and originally recorded by Tammy Wynette, released as a single in the United States in September 1968. It proved to be the most successful record of Wynette's career and is one of the most covered songs in the history of country music. The song was placed at number one on CMT's list of the Top 100 Country Music Songs. Released as a single in late 1968, the song reached #1 on the U.S. country charts in late 1968 for three weeks. "Stand by Your Man" also crossed over to the U.S. pop charts peaking at #19, and elevated Wynette, then one of many somewhat successful female country recording artists, to superstar status.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. I Stayed Long Enough

  2. D-I-V-O-R-C-E

  3. Stand by Your Man

  4. Singing My Song

4) It is a country-popular music song composed by Hank Cochran. It has become a Top 40 popular success three times: for Timi Yuro (during 1963), for Eddy Arnold (1965), and for the brother-sister duo Donny and Marie Osmond (1975). The original version of the song was recorded by Ray Price during 1963. It became a greater success for Eddy Arnold during 1965, scoring #1 on the country music charts and also scoring #1 on the adult contemporary charts. It scored #6 on the popular music chart.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. I'm Letting You Go

  2. I Want to Go with You

  3. Easy Way

  4. Make the World Go Away

5) It is a song written and recorded in 1934 by American songwriter and musician Tex Owens. It became a signature song for Eddy Arnold. In 1955, Eddy Arnold recorded his version of the song, which went to #1 on the country chart where it stayed for two weeks and a total of 26 weeks on the chart.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. The Cattle Call

  2. That Do Make It Nice

  3. The Richest Man (In the World)

  4. Trouble in Mind

6) It is a song by singer-songwriter Dolly Parton.  The country track was released on June 6, 1974 as the second single from Parton's thirteenth solo studio album, Jolene (1974).  Recorded on June 13, 1973, the singer wrote the song for her one-time partner and mentor Porter Wagoner, from whom she was professionally splitting at the time. "I Will Always Love You" received positive comments from critics and attained commercial success, reaching #1 one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart two times.  With the accomplishment, Parton became the first artist ever to earn a number one record twice with the same song as a singer, and three times as a writer. "I Will Always Love You" is the second song ever to reach the top three on the Billboard Hot 100 in separate chart runs.  Singer Whitney Houston recorded a hugely successful version of the song for the 1992 film The Bodyguard.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. Jolene

  2. I Will Always Love You

  3. Love Is Like a Butterfly

  4. Heartbreak Express

7) It is a song made famous by country music singer Ronnie Milsap. Originally released in 1974, the song became Milsap's first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in the late spring of the year. Although Milsap had two previous top 15 hits—"I Hate You" and "That Girl Who Waits on Tables," both 1973—"Pure Love" is largely credited as being his career-breaking hit. The song also marked the first country chart-topping single by its writer, Eddie Rabbitt, who had tasted previous success with 1970's "Kentucky Rain" by Elvis Presley. In the song, Rabbitt compares "pure love" to such things as milk, honey and the Cap'n Crunch breakfast cereal, before pointing out that the love shared between the protagonist and his/her object of affection is "99 44/100 percent pure" (borrowing from the old Ivory soap advertising slogan).
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. That Girl Who Waits on Tables

  2. Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends

  3. Pure Love

  4. No Charge

8) It is a 1950 country standard written by Hank Snow. The song, a 12-bar blues, reached #1 on the Billboard country singles chart and stayed there for 21 weeks, tying the record. It was the first of seven number-one Billboard country hits Snow scored throughout his career on that chart.
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. Why Don't You Love Me

  2. Lovesick Blues

  3. Common Man

  4. I'm Moving On

9) It is a song released by country music artist Garth Brooks. It was the first single from his second album, No Fences. The song spent four weeks at #1 on the U.S. country singles charts. The single was released on August 6, 1990. Writers include DeWayne Blackwell, Earl Bud Lee, and (third verse written by Garth Brooks).
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. Friends in Low Places

  2. Unanswered Prayers

  3. Two of a Kind, Workin' on a Full House

  4. The Thunder Rolls

10) It is a popular song written by Dallas Frazier and published in 1965. The song is best known in a 1966 version by Jack Greene whose version spent seven weeks at the top of the US country music chart, with a total of twenty-one weeks on the chart. It peaked at 65 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song also won several awards, including "Single of the Year" and "Song of the Year" at the very first CMA Awards presentation. In addition, the accompanying album of the same title won "Album of the Year", and Greene won "Male Vocalist of the Year".
Name That Classic Country Music Song?

  1. Ever Since My Baby Went Away

  2. There Goes My Everything

  3. All the Time

  4. Don't Come Home A' Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)

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