Best Country Pop Cross Over Songs

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Glen Campbell frequently crossed over from the country to the pop chart during his storied career. One of his biggest hits, which was simultaneously number one on the country and pop charts in 1975, was about a cowboy. What type of cowboy did Campbell sing about?
Rhinestone
Pearl
Diamond
Electric

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A follow-up to his number one hit "Behind Closed Doors", this artist sang "The Most Beautiful Girl" which topped the country, adult contemporary, and pop charts in 1973:
Charlie Rich
Johnny Cash
Freddy Fender
Waylon Jennings

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If you don't want the PTA to sock it you, then don't live in this town:
Harper Valley
Silicon Valley
Harper Night
Harper Shore

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Crystal Gayle had her largest cross over hit with a song that turned her brown eyes this color:
Blue
Green
Violet
Hazel

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When "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", Johnny and the Devil made a bet about playing this instrument:
Violin
Viola
Harmonica
Piano

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This artist wrote and sang the lyrics for this 1980 cross over hit:

Workin' 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by, it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
9 to 5, for service and devotion
You would think that I would deserve a fat promotion
Want to move ahead but the boss won't seem to let me
I swear sometimes that man is out to get me!
Dolly Parton
Loretta Lynn
Tammy Wynette
Barbara Mandrell

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Not only was "Lady" a number one hit on the country, pop, and adult contemporary charts, it also charted on the R&B chart. "Lady" was the only number one pop song for this country superstar:
Kenny Rogers
Barbara Mandrell
Willie Nelson
Alan Jackson

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Previously sung by Brenda Lee and Elvis, "Always On My Mind" turned this singer/songwriter into a pop icon:
Willie Nelson
Johnny Cash
Kenny Rogers
Merle Haggard

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