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1. According to Billboard Magazine's country singles chart, what was Merle's first top ten record?
2. One of Merle's most touching songs is "Sing Me Back Home". From whose viewpoint is the song being sung?
3. Following the success of his song "Okie From Muskogee" Merle recorded a live album in Muskogee Oklahoma.
4. Merle recorded a tribute album in honor of western swing bandleader Bob Wills. What was the title of the album?
5. Merle had a number one country hit with the theme song to a TV show about two truck drivers. What was the name of the show?
6. In Merle's song "Big City" he asks to be set free "somewhere in thr middle of" what state?
7. Merle hit number one in 1982 with a song called "Yesterday's Wine". It was a duet with George Jones and a cover of a song originally done by its writer. Who was that singer-songwriter?
8. Which of Merle's songs contains this line: "My legs and my feet have walked till they can't hardly move, from trying to please you"?
9. Merle topped the Billboard country chart again with a duet recording of "Pancho And Lefty". Who was his duet partner on the recording?
10. In 1996 Capitol Nashville released a four disc box set of Merle's music. The set wast titled "Down Every Road". Which of Merle's hits was that phrase taken from?
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