Well,Â Congratulations to Cherie for getting the most questions right of this week’s puzzle.Â She wins a copy of Joe NickÂ Patoski’sÂ book, “Willie Nelson:Â An Epic Life”.Â Thanks so much to everyone who played.Â
1.Â Which of these women were supposed toÂ play Amy Irvingâ€™s part in the movieÂ HoneySuckle Rose, but had to back out of the project owing to the fact that she was pregnant.Â (a)Â Sissy Spacek; (b) EmmyLou Harris; (c)Mary Kay PlaceÂ (d) Jane Fricke (e) none of them; Amy was cast from very beginningÂ [(b) Emmy Lou]
2.Â Â Â Who of these people has Willie Nelson never met?
(a)Â Andy WarholÂ (b)Â Prince CharlesÂ Â (d)Â Lou ReedÂ Â (e)Â Boots RandolphÂ Â (f)Â Heâ€™s met all of themÂ Â [Â No one got this one right:Â Â Answer is F]
3.Â The first songbook Willie ever had was of this personâ€™s music:
(a)Â Bob Wills (b) Jimmy Rodgers (c) Hank Thompson (d) Ernest TubbÂ (e) Hank Williams (f) none of theseÂ [d Ernest Tubb]
4.Â Willie received endorsements from the following, except for one â€” which one?
(a) Lone Star Beer (b) Gap Clothing (c)Â Wrangler Jeans (d)Â Arrow ShirtsÂ (e) Jose Cuervo Gold (f) all of themÂ [Answer: f; all of them.]
5.Â Which of these causes has Willie not spoken out publically for:Â
(a) against horse slaughter (b) for cows (c) against dog-fighting (d) decriminalization of marijuana (e) for farmers (f) groundhogs (g) all of themÂ [(f) as far as I know]
6.Â What is my favorite Willie Nelson song that he sings?Â
(a) Linda (b)Â You Were Always on My Mind (c) Still is Still Movinâ€™ To Me (d) All of Me (e) Sittinâ€™ Here in Limbo
[You know I'd love to hear Willie sing 'Linda' live in concert, but my favorite song, which he most often plays at concerts, is 'Still is Still Movin',' of course.]