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 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.

# 3: What are the opening lyrics for Elvis Presley’s Suspicious Minds?

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Elvis Presley's hit Suspicious Minds starts:

We're caught in a trap
I can't walk out
Because I love you too much, baby


Suspicious Minds is written Mark James, who also recorded the song. Elvis made it a number one hit in 1969, and one of the most notable hits of his career.

# 4: 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.

# 5: Which year was the album Elvis is Back! released?

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Elvis Is Back! by Elvis Presley was released on RCA Victor Records in April 1960. It was Elvis first album after his military discharge from the army.

# 6: 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.

# 7: What are the opening lyrics for The Rolling Stones’ Sympathy For The Devil?

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The song Sympathy for the Devil starts:
Please allow me to introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste
I've been around for a long, long year
Stole many a man's soul and faith

# 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: In which state was the original 1969 Woodstock Festival held?

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The Woodstock Festival was held in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to 18, 1969.

# 10: 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.

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