Johnny Cash Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Man in Black?

Johnny Cash's recording career spanned four decades. In addition to numerous hit singles and albums, he also hosted his own ABC-TV music series and appeared on other television shows and the big screen.

In remembering the Man in Black on the 10th anniversary of his death, how much do you know about Cash's career? These 10 trivia questions will test your knowledge.

1. How many No. 1 songs did Johnny Cash have? Name them.

2. Johnny Cash married June Carter in what year?

3. Johnny Cash had his own television show on ABC in which years?

4. What is the first No. 1 song recorded by Johnny Cash, and what year did it reach No. 1?

5. The song "A Boy Named Sue" reached No. 1 in 1969. What Grammy did Johnny Cash receive for it?

6. What song recorded by Johnny Cash received the CMA award for single of the year in 2003?

7. How old was Johnny Cash when he died?

8. Johnny Cash and his wife June Carter Cash won a Grammy for best country vocal performance by a duo or group in 1970 for what song?

9. What is the title of Johnny Cash's last No. 1 single on Billboard's country chart?

10. Johnny Cash appeared in how many episodes of the television show Hee Haw?


1. Johnny Cash had 13 No. 1 songs -- "I Walk the Line," "There You Go," "Ballad of a Teenage Queen," "Guess Things Happen That Way," "Don't Take Your Guns to Town," "Ring of Fire," "Understand Your Man," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Daddy Sang Bass," "A Boy Named Sue," "Sunday Morning Coming Down," "One Piece at a Time" and "Flesh and Blood."

2. 1968

3. 1969-1971

4. "I Walk the Line," 1956

5. Best country vocal performance, male

6. "Hurt"

7. 71

8. "If I Were a Carpenter"

9. "One Piece at a Time," 1976

10. Four

Editor's note: Hot Country Songs by Joel Whitburn,, are among the sources for the answers of the questions.

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