With 44 #1 Billboard singles, and over a dozen more #1 hits on other charts, Strait has truly earned his legendary nickname "King George." Though the others on the list are all insanely successful. Rogers holds 21 hits, Jackson holds 26, and The Hag has 36!
Pancho and Lefty.
Willie's written hundreds of amazing songs, but one of his most successful singles (a duet with Merle Haggard) was Pancho and Lefty, a song written by Texas folk legendary songwriter Townes Van Zandt.
Although aptly named for their home state, Alabama's music covered all of Dixie Land, including Texas, and the band made a career celebrating country life.
The Whiskey Ain't Workin'.
King George has never shied away from singing about the booze, but this memorable song was actually a Travis Tritt cut.
Please remember me.
A relatively short chorus for a country song, this four-line piece of prose is powerful and poignant and speaks about a man who merely wants his former love to be happy and remember him fondly.
You might be shocked if you missed this, given that Tritt is historically known for his deep, powerful vocals and has been complimented by legends as a fantastic singer. Though he has never been honored with the award.
We would have guessed Sarah or Loretta when you put Faith and LeAnn on any list! But although Rimes was spoken about so much in country music due to her immense talent as a teenager in the '90s, she has never won that award.
George Jones was a powerful singer himself, though always contended that Gosdin, with songs like "Set 'Em Up Joe" and "Chiseled in Stone," was the true "voice" of all country music.
I best be leaving well enough alone.
Those other answers aren't bad, right?! We can see them working. But the song "Honky Tonk Heroes" speaks about the writer's issues in staying out of trouble in honky tonks. He just can't leave well enough alone!
Mountain hollers aren't typically named after former generals or famous people. They can often be named after trees or the fact that the creek was dry when settlers found it. While we don't know how Butcher's holler got its name exactly, it's very likely that a butcher lived there and it just stuck.
Quiz by Nashville