60s Music Quiz – 10 Random Questions

 

1960s music trivia quiz

Sixties Music Quiz Questions

This 1960s music trivia quiz has 10 random questions about 60s songs, lyrics, record labels, album covers, artists, famous concerts and much, much more!

Each set of trivia questions are taken from a database of questions. If you take the quiz a second time, you’ll most likely see new questions.

# 1: Listen to the clip. This is a recording by:

Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be is a song by Paul Revere & the Raiders, released in 1967. The song is written by producer Terry Melcher and lead singer Mark Lindsay.

# 2: The lyrics Set me free why don’t cha babe. Get out my life why don’t cha babe were made famous by:

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You Keep Me Hangin' On is a 1966 song written and composed by Holland-Dozier-Holland. It first became a Billboard Hot 100 number one hit for The Supremes in late 1966.

# 3: What song by Bob Dylan Starts with the lines:
Johnny’s in the basement
Mixing up the medicine
?

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Subterranean Homesick Blues is a song by Bob Dylan, recorded and released as a single on Columbia Record in 1965. The song starts:
Johnny's in the basement
Mixing up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Thinking about the government
The man in the trench coat
Badge out, laid off
Says he's got a bad cough
Wants to get it paid off

# 4: Listen to the clip. What is the name of the group?

Reach Out I'll Be There is a 1966 song recorded by the Four Tops and released on the Motown label. One of many songs written and composed by Holland-Dozier-Holland. It peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and stayed at the top for two weeks. It also reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.

# 5: What are the opening lyrics for the Ronettes’ Be My Baby?

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The song Be My Baby starts:
The night we met I knew I needed you so
And if I had the chance I'd never let you go
So won't you say you love me,
I'll make you so proud of me.

# 6: This a detail from a sixties music album released by:

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All Summer Long is the 6th album by the Beach Boys, released in 1964. It peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Album charts. Photographs were credited to Kenneth Veeder and George Jerman.

# 7: Which artist or group had a number one hit with To Sir With Love on Billboard Hot 100 in 1967?

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To Sir, with Love was initially recorded by Lulu. Her single was released in 1967 and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, remaining in the top position for five weeks and earning the number one position for the entire year. In U.K. the song was release as a B-side to Let's Pretend.

# 8: In 1962, this group had their first number one hit on Billboard Hot 100 with the song Sherry:

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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.

# 9: Which album came first?

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I Left My Heart in San Francisco was released in 1962. Strangers in the Night, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme, and Sunshine Superman were all released in 1966.

# 10: Which group had a number one hit with The Lions Sleep Tonight on Billboard Hot 100 in 1961:

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The song was recorded by Solomon Linda and the Evening Birds for the South African Gallo Record Company in 1939. It was covered internationally by many 1950s pop and folk revival artists, including The Weavers, Jimmy Dorsey, Yma Sumac, Miriam Makeba, and The Kingston Trio. In 1961, it became a number one hit in the U.S. with The Tokens.

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