“Jeopardy!” contestants better brush up on their Alabama history, or they’ll lose a chance at winning a lot of cash, as a trio of contestants did this week on the popular quiz show.
The latest clue referencing our state came from the “Places in the USA” category during the Double Jeopardy round on Thursday’s episode, referencing a piece of American music history made in Alabama.
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Sarah Borrelli, an attorney from Montana, scored a second Daily Double in the round before selecting the category that would put the spotlight back on our state.
The category: Places in the USA.
The clue (for $1600): Sheffield, Alabama is home to these “Shoals,” the studio where “Wild Horses” and “Old Time Rock & Roll” were recorded.
The correct response: Muscle Shoals.
The contestants stood silently before the buzzer sounded and host Mayim Bialik revealed the answer. Oh well, maybe the factoid will help a future contestant or inspire this trio to visit the Shoals or look up our glorious history in the vast world of rock and roll.
Would you have buzzed in to scoop up that $1,600?