Music of the 1960s - 1
A quiz about the music of the 1960s with questions to suit all the family. To view the answers just move your mouse over the answer boxes, but no cheating!!
  1. What song provided The Animals with their onlu UK number 1 in 1964?
    House of the Rising Sun.
  2. Which American singer had hits in the 1960s with "Runaway" and "Little Town Flirt"?
    Del Shannon.
  3. Who hit the top spot in 1960 with "Three Steps to Heaven"?
    Eddie Cochran.
  4. Who joined with Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker to form Cream?
    Eric Clapton.
  5. Which group wrote and recorded the rock opera "Tommy"?
    The Who.
  6. What was the name of Gerry Marsden's backing group?
    The Pacemakers.
  7. Who had a number one with "The Israelites" in 1969?
    Desmond Dekker & the Aces.
  8. In which year did The Beatles perform on the roof of the Apple building?
    1969.
  9. Which US State were The Mamas and Papas dreaming about in the 1960s?
    California.
  10. Peter Noone was the lead singer of which 1960s group?
    Herman's Hermits.
  11. Which Bob Dylan song gave The Byrds their first UK hit?
    Mr Tambourine Man.
  12. What was Cat Steven's first top forty hit in 1966?
    I Love my Dog.
  13. Which British singer reached the US number one spot with "Sunshine Superman"?
    Donovan.
  14. "Yester-you, Yester-me,Yesterday" was a hit for who?
    Stevie Wonder.
  15. What was Status Quo's first top ten hit in 1968?
    Pictures of Matchstick Men.
  16. With which song did Lulu represent the UK in the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest?
    Boom Bang a Bang
  17. What were the first names of The Everley Brothers?
    Don and Phil.
  18. Who was The Beatles record producer?
    George Martin.
  19. "Stand by me" was a worldwide hit in 1961 for which US artist?
    Ben E King.
  20. What type of taxi features in the title of Herb Alpert's 1966 hit?
    Tijuana.