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: 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.

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

Mr. Tambourine Man is written and originally recorded by Bob Dylan. The Byrds released the song as their first single. Their version peaked at number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart.

# 4: Which artist had a hit with Wichita Lineman in 1968?

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Wichita Lineman is written by Jimmy Webb and recorded by Glen Campbell. The song peaked at No. 3 in United States and at No. 7 in U.K.

# 5: Which band had a hit with Stop Stop Stop in 1966?

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Stop Stop Stop is a song by British pop group The Hollies. It was written by group members Allan Clarke, Tony Hicks, and Graham Nash. It reached No. 2 in UK and No. 7 in US in 1966.

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

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow? is written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

# 7: After being arrested and convicted of littering in 1965, which artist wrote the song Alice’s Restaurant?

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The title of the song was originally Alice's Restaurant Massacree. It is a musical monologue by Arlo Guthrie released on his 1967 debut album Alice's Restaurant. The song is 18 minutes and 34 seconds long, occupying the entire A-side of the album.

The song was inspired by an incident on Thanksgiving in 1965, when Arlo Guthrie was arrested for illegally dumping some garbage from Alice's Restaurant after discovering the town dump was closed for the holiday.

# 8: Which album came first?

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Fresh Cream with Cream was released in 1966. Simon & Garfunkel released the album Bookends in 1968. Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison was also released in 1968. Bob Dylan released Nashville Skyline in 1969.

# 9: Who had a big hit with Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini in the summer of 1960?

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In August 1960, Brian Hyland got his first and biggest hit with Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini. It hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and number 8 in the UK.

The song is written by Lee Julien Pockriss and Paul Vance.

# 10: The lyrics She said, love don’t come easy. But it’s a game of give and take were made famous by:

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You Can't Hurry Love is a 1966 song originally recorded by The Supremes on the Motown label. The song topped the United States Billboard pop singles chart, made the UK top 5, and made the top 10 in the Australian Singles Chart.



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