Sixties Music Quiz 1

Published: Saturday 9th January 2010
  1. Which group did The Ivy League become in 1967?
  2. Who had a 1962 UK hit with "Ginny Come Lately"?
  3. Which group, all ex-members of the RAF, had a hit with "It's Good News Week"?
  4. Which comedian had the biggest selling UK single of 1965?
  5. What was the name of the backing groups for (i) Billy J Kramer,(ii) Chris Farlowe,(iii) Screaming Lord Sutch,(iv) Gerry and (v) Freddie
  6. Which song features a lyric about a cake that got left out in the rain?
  7. Which group wrote the rock opera "Tommy"?
  8. Complete the titles of these 60s' TV music shows. (i) Ready,Steady,__, (ii) Thank Your Lucky __, (iii) Juke Box __, (iv) The 6:5 __, and (v) Discs a__
  9. Which US singer had a UK hit with "Things" in 1962?
  10. Whose hits included "One Way Love" and "Got to Get You Into My Life"?
  11. Who replaced Paul Jones as lead singer of Manfred Mann?
  12. Who was the drummer for these famous bands,(i) The Beatles, (ii) The Rolling Stones, (iii) The Dave Clark Five, (iv) The Jimi Hendrix Experience and (v) The Small Faces
  13. Which group was the first to appear on TV's "Top of the Pops"?
  14. Which band had a hit with "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" in 1969?
  15. What was the first record to be played on BBC Radio One when it opened in September 1967?
  16. What mega band did The New Yardbirds transform into?
  17. From what 60s' songs do the following lyrics come from (i) I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes, (ii) We'd like to know a little bit about you for our files, (iii) They say we're young and we don't know, (iv) There must be some way out of here, said The Joker to the thief, and (v) You never close your eyes any more
  18. Which British singer reached number one in the US in 1966 with "Sunshine Superman"?
  19. What was The Shadows first number one without Cliff Richard in 1960?
  20. Who had major hits with covers of these Bob Dylan songs,(i)Mr Tambourine Man,(ii)Mighty Quinn,(iii)All Along the Watchtower, (iv)Just Like a Woman and (v)Blowing in the Wind.
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One Comment

  1. Jimmy Powells says:

    Thanks Ken. Really good job.

    Best regards

    Jimmy

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