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Country Music Trivia


  1. Two of Johnny Cash's best-selling albums were recorded in prisons. Which two prisons?
  2. Which song written by Willie Nelson was a big hit for country singer Patsy Cline in 1961?
  3. "Mama Tried" was inspired by whose own life experiences as a lawbreaking teenager?
  4. The film Coal Miner's Daughter follows the life of which country music singer?

  5. Which singer has been labelled by writers and music critics as the "King of Country Music"?
  6. Although recorded by a number of artists, which song released on his 1978 album of the same name is mostly associated with Kenny Rogers?
  7. Who covered 'Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys' with Willie Nelson on their joint 1978 album?
  8. Tammy Wynette once said 'she spent 20 minutes writing it and 20 years defending' which song?
  9. Which country singer is the only musician in history to have released nine albums that were certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America?
  10. "Honky Tonkin'" is a 1947 country music song, written and recorded by which singer?
  11. Which city is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum?
  12. Which song was the lead single of the album of the same name, released on May 26, 1975 by Glen Campbell?
  13. John Denver's "Country Roads" is also an official song of which American state?
  14. Which American country music singer, born Brenda Gail Webb, is the younger sister of Loretta Lynn?
  15. Who was known as 'The man in Black'?
  16. "On the Road Again" is a song written and recorded by which American country music singer?
  17. Which song by Bobby Gentry, released on July 10, 1967, was a number-one hit in the US within three weeks of its release?
  18. As a duo, who joined Loretta Lynn to have five consecutive number one hits between 1971 and 1975, including "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man"?
  19. Name the country music supergroup, composed of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson?
  20. Which country music singer and television personality was a coach on NBC's The Voice from 2011 to 2023?
  21. Songwriter Jimmy Webb was inspired to write which song while driving through Oklahoma where he saw a man working on rural telegraph poles?
  22. What's the name of the young man in the story of the 'Devil Went Down to Georgia'?
  23. At his 2014 'Cowboy Rides Away Tour' finale, who broke the Rolling Stones' record for the largest indoor concert audience?
  24. Which song did Johnny Cash open most of his concerts with?
  25. Who lost her voice for several years after being diagnosed with Lyme disease?


  1. Folsom Prison (1968) and San Quentin (1969)
  2. Crazy
  3. Merle Haggard
  4. Loretta Lynn
  5. George Strait
  6. The Gambler
  7. Waylon Jennings
  8. Stand By Your Man (1968)
  9. Garth Brooks (Troyal Garth Brooks)
  10. Hank Williams
  11. Nashville
  12. Rhinestone Cowboy
  13. West Virginia
  14. Crystal Gayle
  15. Johnny Cash
  16. Willie Nelson
  17. Ode to Billie Joe
  18. Conway Twitty
  19. The Highwaymen
  20. Blake Shelton
  21. Wichita Lineman
  22. Johnny
  23. George Strait
  24. Folsom Prison Blues
  25. Shania Twain