Quiz question suggestions: Hits of the 60's








Quiz question about popular music: Hits of the 1960's

  • What country was "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" first released in?   [England / Britain]
  • Name the  instrumental group from London who acheived a hit in the USA in 1962 with "Telstar"  [The Tornados]
  • Dusty Springfield sang "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me". The words were written by friends of hers, to fit a tune which was first used for a song in another language.   What was that other language?   [Italian]
  • Which animal group sang "I'm a Believer"?   [The Monkeys]
  • We call them Simon and Garfunkel - but what are their full names?   [Paul Frederic Simon    and   Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel   -   NEED TO DECIDE WHETHER TO REQUIRE MIDDLE NAMES IN YOUR QUIZ  ]
  • What happened to the hero in the song "Tell Laura I Love Her"?   [Died in a stock-car accident]
  • Name the four Beatles   [ John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ]
  • Which city is mentioned in "The House Of The Rising Sun" [New Orleans]
  • What year was "A Hard Day's Night" released in?
  • Paul McCartney and John Lennon wrote "A World Without Love" - but who had a hit with it in the USA?   [Peter and Gordon]
  • "Nothing you can do can make me untrue to ... " who?    [My Guy]
  • Who had a hit with the song "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"   [Brian Hyland ]
  • What was unusual about the guitarist with the Del-Tones?  [left-handed}
  • Which song by The Beatles includes a reference to baseball player Joe DiMaggio?  [Mrs Robinson]
  • What is Donovan's surname?   [Leitch]
  • Who won the Eurovision Song Contest with " Puppet on a String" in 1967?    [Sandy Shaw]
  • Originally called The Blue Velvets, which group had a hit with Proud Mary in 1969    [Creedence Clearwater Revival]
  • The Rolling Stones sang "Mother's Little Helper" - what is it about?   [prescription drug abuse - especially Valiuum]
  • What instrument did Keith Richards play?   [guitar]
  • Billy Joe Royal sang "Down in the Boondocks" - in this case, where is the boondocks?   [the wrong side of town]

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