1960's pop Quiz - ask away please?
Lol - please post the answers sometime later. I wont google as usual.
Wooden Heart? 1961?
FBI - wasnt it Puff the Magic Dragon by Peter, Paul and Mary?
1961 - Bobby Vee or Doris Day? (I'm in UK so I dont know).
Ginger Baker - golly, Wrapping Paper or Gingers Blues lol?
Thunderball was Tom Jones
I think we're alone now - Connie Francis or Lesley Gore?
Ernest Evans - mm Del Shannon or Glen Campbell? dont recognise it.
Beatle song? a slow one I think - Till there was you or This boy?
Attributed to the Kinks but not by them - House of the Rising Sun? a Hermans Hermits song?
Linda Jean and Cindy? umm Sue? Leader of the Pack type of thing?
Ernest Evans - Chubby Checker?
Gene Pitney as in Crimson and Clover?
Dance - Eddie Cochran?
Cream song - something like Cats and Dogs?
Jan and Dean?
George martin - I'm stuck!
The Kinks did a cover version of Louie Louie thats why.
Paperback writer - Daily mail
Georgia? - has to be Sam and Dave!
- BowzerLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
a. Which seemingly innocent song released in the 60s was investigated by the FBI for obscenity?
EDIT: Nope! Clue - this song is, on 80% of occasions, wrongly attributed to The Kinks. And for a casual listener, really does sound like them.
The answer is:
And the story is:
You'd be amazed how many people hear the Kingsmen's original and go: "That's by The Kinks!"
b. Which Beatles song features a piano break played by George Martin? Released before 1967.
EDIT: Nope! Clue - the song is later than that. The song is on either "Rubber Soul" or "Revolver". That should do it : )
The answer is "In My Life" from "Rubber Soul".
c. Name a Cream song on which Ginger Baker sang lead vocals.
EDIT: Clue - there are two animals contained in the song title.
The answer is "Pressed Rat & Warthog." Also performed at the Cream reunion concert a couple of years ago.
d. A man (American) born as Ernest Evans had a series of hits in the 1960s under his stage name. Who was he known as professionally?
EDIT: Clue - think "dance"...
Chubby Checker is correct.
e. Tiffany massacred a song called 'I Think We're Alone Now" in the 1980s. Who was the original artist?
EDIT: Nope! Clue - this song had a male lead vocal, originally. His voice is on 'Crimson & Clover".
The answer is Tommy James & The Shondells.
f. Who sang the theme to the 1966 James Bond film "Thunderball"? - CORRECT : )
g. These girls - Linda, Jean and Cindy - are all from one song. Who is missing?
EDIT: Nope, this was an all-boy band.
The answer is "Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand" by The Who.
Have a wee listen and marvel at the sheer, mind-boggling size of Pete Townshend's conk:
h. This US group had two No.1 hits in 1967, both with the same word in the title. What is the group, the word, and the two song titles?
CORRECT : )
i. A British newspaper is mentioned in a Beatles song. Which paper, which song?
CORRECT ; )
j. "Second verse, same as the first!" - which song is that from?
"She wouldn't have a Willie or a Sam (no Sam)
I'm her eighth old man, I'm Henry,
Henry the eighth I am
Second verse, same as the first
I'm Henry the eighth I am,
Henry the eighth I am, I am!"
"I'm Henry The Eighth, I Am" by Herman's Hermits.
k. Why are two blues musicians from Georgia, named Anderson and Council, better known by their first names than their surnames?
The answer is - Pink Anderson and Floyd Council are the two obscure bluesmen whose first names Syd Barrett borrowed in the late 60s to name his band.
- Fonzie TLv 71 decade ago
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