Sixties Music Quiz 2 - Answers

Published: Thursday 8th July 2010
  1. Who sang about 'Grocer Jack'? Keith West [in "Excerpt from a Teenage Opera".
  2. Who was the keyboard player with The Nice? Keith Emerson.
  3. Who had number one albums in the 1960s with the following titles, [a] Bookends, [b] John Wesley Harding, [c] Ogden's Nut Gone Flake, [d] Goodbye and [e] Aftermath [a] Simon and Garfunkel, [b] Bob Dylan, [c] The Small Faces, [d] Cream and [e] The Rolling Stones.
  4. What was Cat Stevens' first top 40 hit in 1966? "I Love My Dog".
  5. What were Elvis Presley's first and last UK number ones of the Sixties? "It's Now or Never" [Nov. 1960] and "Crying in the Chapel" [May 1965].
  6. Who reached number 3 in 1968 with "She Wears My Ring"? Solomon King.
  7. What was Tom Jones' second UK number one? "Green, Green Grass of Home".
  8. Whose real name was Charles Weedon Westover? Del Shannon.
  9. Who was the bass guitarist with the following 60's bands, [a] The Beatles, [b] The Rolling Stones, [c] The Who , [d] Cream and [e] The Animals [a] Paul McCartney, [b] Bill Wyman, [c] John Entwistle, [d] Jack Bruce and [e] Chas Chandler.
  10. What was the title of The Beatles first feature film? "A Hard Day's Night".
  11. Who designed the cover of The Velvet Underground's first album? Andy Warhol.
  12. Which 60s hits contained the following lyrics, [a] "I thought love was only true in fairy tales...", [b] "Trailer for sale or rent...", [c] There's nothing you can do that can't be done...", [d] "I've got sunshine on a rainy day...", and [e] "It's been the ruin of many a poor boy....." [a] I'm A Believer, [b] King of the Road, [c] All You Need is Love, [d] My Guy (Girl) and [e] House of the Rising Sun.
  13. Peter Noone was the lead singer of which 60s band? Herman's Hermits.
  14. What was the name of the record producer who created "The Wall of Sound"? Phil Spector.
  15. Who left the Spencer Davies Group to form Traffic? Steve Winwood.
  16. Who was famous for singing "Fire" in a flaming head dress? Arthur Brown.
  17. What was Status Quo's first top ten hit in 1968? "Pictures of Matchstick Men".
  18. Which duo had a hit with "a World Without Love"? Peter and Gordon.
  19. Which UK acts had US number ones with the following tracks, [a] "Doo Wah Diddy Diddy", [b] "I'm Telling You Now", [c] "Downtown", [d] "I'm Henry VIII, I Am", and [e]"Over and Over" [a] Manfred Mann, [b] Freddie and The Dreamers, [c] Petula Clark, [d] Herman's Hermits and [e] The Dave Clark Five.
  20. Who took "Three Steps to Heaven" to number one in 1960? Eddie Cochran.

One Comment

  1. Alan says:

    Q.12: The lyrics for The Temptations hit “My Girl”, should read,
    “I got sunshine
    On a cloudy day
    When it’s cold outside
    I got the month of May.”

    “Sunshine On A Rainy Day” is a single released by British singer Zoe.

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