Correct answers are in bold print.
Q.1 In what year did songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin score their first #1 hit?
The song, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?”, was recorded by The Shirelles.
Q.2 What was Mama Cass’s real name?
Ellen Naomi Cohen
Q.3 What’s the name of Dusty Springfields first hit?
Wishin’ and Hopin’
I Only Want To Be With You
Son of a Preacher Man
Q.4 What recording technique is attributed to Phil Spector?
Wall of Sound
Q.5 What Janis Ian song was banned by several radio stations in 1967?
Q.6 Bernie Taupin started lyric-writing for this soon-to-be famous singer:
Q. 7 What did Jimi Hendrix first do in March of 1967?
Set fire to his guitar while on stage
Performed in a Broadway show
Q. 8 Which of these songs was a big hit in three separate decades?
Twist and Shout
Go Away Little Girl
*Little Eva 1962; Grand Funk Railroad 1974; Kylie Minogue, 1988
Q. 9 In the early 1960s, Tony Orlando was employed as:
a cab driver in Philadelphia
a mail-room clerk at Macy’s
a demo singer at Aldon Music
Q. 10 Who sang “Wild Thing” in 1966?
Q. 11 The music of Simon and Garfunkle is featured in this 1960s film:
Bonnie and Clyde
Q. 12 Neil Diamond wrote this hit song for the Monkees:
I’m a Believer
Pleasant Valley Sunday
Last Train to Clarksville
Q. 13 Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker were all members of which group? (100 percent of you answered this question correctly!)
Q. 14 Brothers Ray and Dave Davies formed this band in 1964:
The Everly Brothers
Q. 15 In 1964, which band scored a big hit with The House of the Rising Sun?
Q. 16 Which record label did Frank Sinatra start?
Q. 17 Who recorded Joni Mitchell’s first hit song?
Q. 18 What is Bob Dylan’s real name?
Q. 19 Who was the host of television’s “American Bandstand”?
Q. 20 Peter Noone was the lead singer of which 1960s band?
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