60's Music Scene

60's Music Scene

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1.

Which of the following groups/musicians had the hit "House of the Rising Sun"?

Cat Stevens
The Animals
The Mamas and The Papas
Gene Pitney
I don't know
2.

Who fired Jimi Hendrix from his band in 1965 for missing the bus?

Little Richard
James Brown
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
I don't know
3.

Who wrote the song "Respect" for Aretha Franklin?

James Brown
B.B. King
Otis Redding
Marvin Gaye
I don't know
4.

In October of 1969, a rumor, based on "clues" on Beatle album covers, spread across the world that Paul McCartney was dead. How did the rumor claim he had died?

By drug overdose
In a car accident
In a plane crash
By drowning
I don't know
5.

Which of the following was one of The Byrds' hits?

"Mr. Tambourine Man"
"I'm a Man"
"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
"You Really Got Me"
I don't know
6.

Jim Morrison's idea for the name The Doors was inspired by the quote, "If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear as it is, infinite." Who wrote this?

Robert Burns
Robert Frost
John Keats
William Blake
I don't know
7.

What were the first names of The Everley Brothers, creators of "Bird Dog" and "That'll Be the Day"?

Bob and Frank
Joe and Tom
Don, Phil and Jim
Don and Phil
I don't know
8.

Which of the following groups was recording their first album at Abbey Road at the same time The Beatles were recording Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band?

Pink Floyd
Led Zeppelin
Cream
The Monkees
I don't know
9.

Which of the following was one of The Temptations' hits?

"Stand by Me"
"Reach Out I'll Be There"
"These Arms of Mine"
"The Way You Do the Things You Do"
I don't know
10.

Who had the hit "Get It On"?

The Kinks
T-Rex
The Shadows
Status Quo
I don't know
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