60's Music Scene


60's Music Scene

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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

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

Who wrote the song "Respect" for Aretha Franklin?

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

In October of 1969, a rumor about Paul McCartney, based on "clues" on Beatles album covers, spread across the world. What did the rumor claim?

Paul had a twin who sometimes took his place in the band.
Paul was dead and had been replaced with an impostor.
Paul was leaving the band to join the Beach Boys.
Paul was an intelligence agent for MI5.
I don't know

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

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

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

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
The Monkees
I don't know

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

Who had the hit "Get It On"?

The Kinks
The Shadows
Status Quo
I don't know


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