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# 1: All of the following artists performed at the Woodstock festival in 1969, except:

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Frank Zappa turned down the invitation to the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

# 2: This a detail from a 60s music album recorded by:

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Goodbye (also called Goodbye Cream) is the final studio album by Cream. It was released after Cream disbanded in November 1968. The album reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom and No. 2 in the United States.

# 3: This song was the Four Season’s first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100:

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Sherry was the Four Season's first nationally-released single and their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 in September, 1962. The band had previously released the single Bermuda in 1961, a song that failed to chart.

Sherry is written by Bob Gaudio.

# 4: Robby Krieger, John Densmore, Jim Morrison, and Ray Manzarek formed which band in the sixties?

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Doors were formed in 1965, United States, and disbanded in 1973. Members were Robby Kriege, John Densmore, Ray Manzarek, Pat Sullivan (1965), and Jim Morrison (1965-71).

# 5: Which actress has a leading role in They Shoot Horses, Don’t They??

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They? is a 1969 American film directed by Sydney Pollack. The story revolves around a group of contestants desperate to win a Depression-era dance marathon. The leading roles are played by Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Bruce Dern, Bonnie Bedelia, and Gig Young.

The film was nominated for nine Academy Awards, but not for Best Picture (a record). The film only won in one category. Gig Young got an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

# 6: This is the cover of which famous album released in 1969?

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Led Zeppelin's debut album was titled Led Zeppelin. It was recorded in October 1968 at Olympic Studios in London and released on Atlantic Records on 12 January 1969 in the United States and 31 March in the United Kingdom. The album cover was chosen by Jimmy Page. It features a black-and-white image of the burning Hindenburg airship.

# 7: This painting of Elizabeth Taylor is made by:

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This painting of Liz Taylor is made by Andy Warhol. Warhol painted a series of 13 paintings of the Hollywood actress in 1963.

# 8: This is the intro to which song by the Rolling Stones?

Sympathy for the Devil is written by Mick Jagger, but credited to Jagger/Richards. It first appeared as the opening track on the Rolling Stones' 1968 album Beggars Banquet.

# 9: Who had a number one hit with Teen Angel on Billboard Hot 100 in 1960?

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Teen Angel reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 (February 1960) and number 37 in the UK Singles Chart (even though it was banned from being played by the BBC). It was originally recorded Mark Dinning from Oklahoma, USA. The song was by written by Dinning's sister Jean and her husband Red Surrey.

# 10: In 1962, Duke of Earl was a number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 with:

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Duke of Earl is a 1962 song, recorded by Gene Chandler. It hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart in January, 1962, and reached the number-one on February 17. It was on the number one spot for three weeks.

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