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1. Patsy Cline came into national prominence when she performed on a popular TV talent show. What was the show?
2. "The Three Bells" by The Browns was a huge crossover hit in the late 50s. How many siblings sang on the recording?
3. True or False: Johnny Horton's hit "North to Alaska" was the title song of a John Wayne movie.
4. "Answer" records were very popular in country music, especially in the 50s. Kitty Wells had a huge hit with "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels". It was an answer to "The Wild Side Of Life" by what male artist?
5. One of Elvis Presley's early recordings on SUN Records was an up-tempo rockabilly version of the bluegrass classic "Blue Moon of Kentucky". But who wrote and originally recorded the song?
6. One of Ray Price's signature songs was "Crazy Arms". But what legendary rock and roller scored a regional country hit with his version, recorded at SUN Studios?
7. Ray Charles' recording of "I Can't Stop Loving You" was one of the top hits of 1960. But who wrote and originally recorded the song before Ray?
8. Jean Shepard had big country hits with "A Dear John Letter" and the follow-up "Forgive Me John". Who provided the male voice on those recordings in the form of a narration?
9. One of the biggest country hits of the 1950s was a cover of "In The Jailhouse Now" by Webb Pierce. Who is credited as the original writer and singer?
10. What vocal duo had a hit with "I Forgot More (Than You'll Ever Know)"?
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