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* 2007 Hoedown Trivia Answers *

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"When I am up at school, away from the Detroit radio stations, I know what is coming to the Hoedown
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-Sarah Flatt [ St. Clair Shores, MI ]

 

Test your knowledge with our exclusive Hoedown Trivia. Do you remember when...

 

1. Which artist wrote the song “Detroit City” for Bobby Bare and performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1983?
a. Answer: Mel Tillis

2. Which artist became famous for the single “Stand By Your Man” and performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1984?
a. Answer: Tammy Wynette

3. Which artist became famous for “Rhinestone Cowboy” and performed at the 1985 Hoedown?
a. Answer: Glen Campbell

4. Which artist was known for his version of outlaw country and performed regularly with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Johnny Cash. He performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1986?
a. Answer: Waylon Jennings

5. Which country / pop musician later went on to pursue an acting career, a film career and a top-selling line of dolls. She performed at the Hoedown in 1987?
a. Answer: Marie Osmond

6. What country musician did Hailey Anne Nelson portray in the 2005 Academy Award winning film Walk the Line? Clue: She performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1988.
a. Answer: Roseanne Cash

7. He graduated in 1984 with a degree in Advertising. This musician signed with Capitol Records in 1988. He was gone one to become one of the most popular country singers of all-time. This male star performed at the 1989 Hoedown.
a. Answer: Garth Brooks

8. Which country musician became famous for “Blame It On Your Heart,” “Lonely Too Long” and “You Can Feel Bad”? She performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1990.
a. Answer: Patty Loveless

9. Which country star became famous for the hits “Two Teardrops” and “Holes in the Floor of Heaven” in the 1990s? He performed at the 1991 Hoedown.
a. Answer: Steve Wariner

10. This band scored three #1 hits in 1989 – “The Church on Cumberland Road,” “Sunday in the South” and “Two Dozen Roses.” They performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1992. What is their name?
a. Answer: Shenandoah

11. This musician started his career as a derrick hand on the oil fields of Oklahoma. He later formed a band named Easy Money and played at local bars. He went to Nashville in 1993 and scored two number one singles on the country music charts. That same year, he performed at the Downtown Hoedown. Who is it?
a. Answer: Toby Keith

12. Which country musician became famous for the hits “Texas Tornado” and “Time Marches On”? He performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1994. Who is it?
a. Answer: Tracy Lawrence

13. What singer scored #1 hits “What Mattered Most,” “Living in a Moment” and “It Must Be Love” (a collaboration with Sons of the Desert)? He performed at the 1995 Hoedown. Who is it?
a. Answer: Ty Herndon

14. This artist was raised in Holliston, Massachusetts. She formed her own band at the age of 16. This redhead met and became close friends with Tim McGraw. She performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 1996. Who is it?
a. Answer: Jo Dee Messina

15. This artist moved to Nashville in 1983 and it took him 10 years to finally get a record deal. His only #1 hit single was “Dust on the Bottle.” He performed at the 1997 Hoedown. Who was it?
a. Answer: David Lee Murphy

16. This all-female group became famous for the hits “I Can Love You Better,” “There’s Your Trouble” and “Wide Open Spaces.” They performed at the Hoedown Hoedown in 1998. Who are they?
a. Answer: The Dixie Chicks

17. This country singer became famous for hit singles “Ordinary Life” and “Yes!” He also recorded a song with Hank Williams Jr. and George Jones. This artist performed at the 1999 Hoedown. Who was it?
a. Answer: Chad Brock

18. This country singer landed his first job at an oil rig. He later signed with Capitol Records after playing several honky tonk bars. His debut album was Dreamin’ Out Loud. He performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 2000. What is his name?
a. Answer: Trace Adkins

19. This artist became famous for his hit singles “I Breathe In, I Breathe Out,” “Chicks Dig It” and “What A Beautiful Day.” He performed at the 2001 Hoedown. What is his name?
a. Answer: Chris Cagle

20. This Canadian country group is made up of Brad Mates, David Pichette, Danick Dupelle, Mike Melancon, Patrick Bourque and Dale Wallace. They performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 2002. Who were they?
a. Answer: Emerson Drive.

21. This Canadian country singer wrote “Single White Female” for Chely Wright. She was also a part of the Girls Night Out tour and opened for Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Jamie O’Neal. She performed at the 2003 Hoedown. Who was it?
a. Answer: Carolyn Dawn Johnson.

22. This country singer was born in Illinois to a mother who was 16 years old. She lived in a trailer and was very close to poverty. She began singing in Kmart stores and that’s when people noticed her powerful voice. She performed at the 2004 Hoedown.
a. Answer: Gretchen Wilson.

23. This singer received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The University of Texas. Before he became a singer, he was the manager of a Foot Locker store in Dallas. He is known for blending country, rock, rap and tejano into his music. This singer performed at the Downtown Hoedown in 2005. Who is it?
a. Answer: Cowboy Troy

24. This country singer started out by performing at bars and clubs between Dallas and Houston. He became famous for the hits “Love You” and “Wherever You Are.” The musician is signed with Big Machine Records. He performed at the 2006 Hoedown. What is his name?
a. Answer: Jack Ingram

25. What was the official radio station of the 1st Annual Downtown Hoedown in 1983?
a. WCXI @ 1130-AM at the time.

26. Which was the official radio station of the Downtown Hoedown from 1984-1999?
a. Answer: WWWW @ 106.7 FM, W4 Country

 

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Win a copy of Hoedown Artist Emerson Drive's new album "Countrified" courtesy of Midas Records

Most recently, Emerson Drive released their brand new album, "Countrified," containing the current single, "A Good Man." "Moments" was first released in the United States and later in Canada. "Countrified Soul" was was the number 1 video on CMT's "Chevy Top 20 Countdown."

Win a copy of "Last of the Breed" featuring music by Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price, courtesy of Lost Highway Records

"Last of the Breed" is the perfect prize for the classic country music lover. The two-disc album features the hit song "I'll Keep On Loving You" plus special guests Kris Kristofferson and Vince Gill. There are a total of 22 songs on the album with over an hour of continuous music.

"This will be my 1st time but I'm blown away by the line-up. As a Country Nightclub DJ, I
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