Sixties Music 3 - Answers

Published: Sunday 18th September 2011
  1. Which record gave The Hollies their first Number One in 1965? "I'm Alive".
  2. Which THREE musicians combined to form Cream? Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton.
  3. Who had hit albums in the 60s with the following titles, [a] "Rubber Soul", [b] "Gentleman Jim", [c] "What's Bin Did and What's Bin Hid", [d] "Autumn '66" and [e] "Saucerful of Secrets" [a] The Beatles, [b] Jim Reeves, [c] Donovan, [d] Spencer Davis Group and [e] Pink Floyd.
  4. In which US city was Motown records formed? Detroit.
  5. Which bird did Fleetwood Mac have a hit with in 1969? "Albatross".
  6. What was the first Beatles record to be released on the Apple label? "Hey Jude".
  7. Who was the lead singer/front person for the following 1960s bands, [a] Big Brother and the Holding Company, [b] Kinks, [c] Small Faces, [d] Love Affair and [e] The Troggs [a] Janis Joplin, [b] Ray Davies, [c] Steve Marriott, [d] Steve Ellis and [e] Reg Presley.
  8. Which Lennon/McCartney song was Cilla Black's first single? "Love of the Loved".
  9. Which all girl group had a hit with "Sweet Talkin' Guy"? The Chiffons.
  10. Which record label was created by Frank Sinatra in 1961? Reprise.
  11. What was the instrumental hit by Acker Bilk that was used as a TV theme tune? "Stranger on the Shore".
  12. Who said "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Ha" in 1966? Napoleon XIV.
  13. From which 60s hits do the following lyrics come , [a] "I'm so glad that she's my little girl", [b] "I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes", [c] "Just listen to the music of the traffic in the city", [d] "You saw me kissing your sister, you saw me holding her hand" and [e] "Tender nights before they fly send falling stars that seem to cry" [a] "I Feel Fine" (The Beatles), [b] "Paint it Black" (The Rolling Stones), [c] "Downtown" (Petula Clark), [d] "Little Children" (Billy J Kramer) and [e] "It's Over" (Roy Orbison).
  14. Who wrote "Turn,Turn,Turn" a 1965 hit for The Byrds? Pete Seeger.
  15. Which Californian city did The Temperance Seven sing about on their 1961 no. 4 hit? Pasadena.
  16. Which record gave Marvin Gaye his first UK solo Number 1? "I Heard it Through the Grapevine".
  17. Who had a no. 2 hit in 1963 with "From a Jack to a King"? Ned Miller.
  18. Which 60s performer was known as "The Godfather of Soul"? James Brown.
  19. What was Tom Jones' second no.1? "Green, Green Grass of Home".
  20. Who had Top Five hits with "Hole in my Shoe" and "Paper Sun" in 1967? Traffic.

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