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: I Second That Emotion was originally a hit with:

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I Second That Emotion is a 1967 song written by Smokey Robinson and Al Cleveland. It was a hit for Smokey Robinson and the Miracles in 1967, peaking at No. 4 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 27 in United Kingdom. Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations recorded a cover of the song in 1969. This version peaked at #19 in the UK.

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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.

# 4: This is the cover of an album released by which band?

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Ummagumma is a double album by Pink Floyd. It was released on 25 October 1969 (Harvest Records). The album is notable for its artwork with a Droste effect. Like several other of the band's covers, it was designed by Hipgnosis. English art design group also designed covers for groups like T. Rex, 10cc, Led Zeppelin, Scorpions, Def Leppard, Genesis, ELO, Rainbow, and Styx.

# 5: 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.

# 6: Which band had a hit with Don’t Bring Me Down in 1966?

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Don't Bring Me Down is a song composed by Gerry Goffin and Carole King and recorded as a 1966 hit single by The Animals. It reached at no. 6 in UK and no. 12 on Billboard Hot 100.

# 7: Which band had a hit with We Gotta Get out of This Place in 1965?

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We Gotta Get out of This Place is a rock song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded as a 1965 hit single by The Animals.

# 8: Which band had a hit with Can’t You See That She’s Mine in 1964?

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Can't You See That She's Mine is the fourth single released in the United States by The Dave Clark Five. It reached No. 4 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 10 in the UK.

# 9: The lyrics ‘She would never say where she came from‘ are from which song by the Rolling Stones?

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The opening lyrics of Ruby Tuesday are:
She would never say where she came from
Yesterday don't matter if it's gone
While the sun is bright
Or in the darkest night
No one knows
She comes and goes
Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday...

# 10: The groundbreaking soundtrack to the film Easy Rider features several bands from the sixties. Which band does NOT appear on the soundtrack?

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The soundtrack to the 1969 film Easy Rider include songs by Steppenwolf, The Band, The Byrds, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and The Electric Flag.

The soundtrack album was released by ABC-Dunhill Records in August 1969 and peaked at number 6 on the Billboard album charts. .

The Weight by The Band was included in the film soundtrack, but not licensed for the album. On the album it was covered by Smith. Two songs used in the film, Little Eva's Let's Turkey Trot and The Electric Flag's Flash, Bam, Pow, were omitted from the soundtrack album.

The Lovin' Spoonful did not have a song in the movie.

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