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: 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.

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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.

# 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: Four of the original members of this band were David Walker, Allan Ramsay, David Costell, and John West. Who was the fifth?

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Gary Lewis started Gary Lewis and the Playboys with four friends of his when he was 18. Original members were: Gary Lewis, David Walker, Allan Ramsay, David Costell, and John West.

# 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 song starts with these lines: I bet you’re wonderin’ how I knew,
‘Bout your plans to make me blue.

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine is a song by Barrett Strong / Norman Whitfield. The version by Gladys Knight & the Pips went to number two in the Billboard chart in 1967. Marvin Gaye released his version as a single in 1968. It reached No. 1 on Hot 100 and remained in the top position for seven weeks from December 1968 to January 1969. The song starts:

I bet you're wonderin' how I knew
'Bout your plans to make me blue
With some other guy you knew before
Between the two of us guys

# 8: 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.

# 9: This song originally hit number one on Billboard Hot 100 in 1962, a cover reached number one in 1974, and a second cover reached number three in 1988:

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The Loco-Motion is written by American songwriters Gerry Goffin and Carole King. Originally recorded by Eva Boyd, under the stage name Little Eva. It reached number one in August, 1962. It reached No. 2 on the UK charts and re-entered several years later, peaking at No. 11.

Grand Funk Railroad made a cover in 1974, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Kylie Minogue's cover version reached number three in 1988.

# 10: 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.

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