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Quiz: How well do you know Johnny Cash?

One quiz at a time.

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THE LEGENDARY SINGER would have turned 90 today, so we thought we’d test your knowledge of Cash’s life and work.

In which US state was Cash born?
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Arkansas
Kentucky

Mississippi
Texas
What name was he born with and made to change while serving in the armed forces?
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Jebediah
J.R.

Jeremy
Sue
Cash was renowned for his two highly successful live albums recorded inside two prisons. Where were they recorded?
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Sing, Sing and Rikers
San Quentin and Folsom

San Quentin and Sing, Sing
Folsom and Leavenworth
Finish the lyric: I'd get it one piece at a time and it wouldn't cost me a dime You'll know it's me when.....
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I ride around in style
I drive everybody wild

I come through your town
I got it one piece at a time and it didn't cost me a dime
What was the name of Cash's band?
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The Tennessee Three
The Blue Moon Boys

The Crickets
The Tipperary Two
Cash starred in a 1971 Western movie alongside Kirk Douglas, what was it called?
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A Gunfight
Man Without a Star

Cactus Jack
There Was A Crooked Man...
What year did Cash marry singer June Carter?
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1965
1968

1970
1974
For which song did the couple win a Grammy Award in 1968 for Best Country & Western Performance?
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If I Were a Carpenter
Daddy Sang Bass

Jackson
It Ain't Me Babe
In the mid-1980s, Cash recorded and toured as part of the Highwaymen. Who was NOT a member of the country super group?
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Willie Nelson
Roy Orbison

Kris Kristofferson
Waylon Jennings
Finish the lyric: I went down, down, down, And the flames went...
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Hotter
Higher

Lower
Fire
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