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1960's British Invasion In Music

written by: billstar
 
The Beatles and The Rolling Stones led the British invasion in American pop culture in the mid-1960's. Here's some bits about some of the other bands and songs of that period.

Question 1:


This was the second band to be signed up by Brian Epstein. Their first three singles all went to # 1 in the U.K. - a feat not even accomplished by The Beatles.
The Seekers
Dave Clark Five
The Searchers
Gerry and the Pacemakers

Question 2:


Who was the lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks, an English band whose early hits included "You Really Got Me” and "All Day and All of the Night"?
John Mayall
Dave Davies
Ray Davies
Peter Frampton

Question 3:


The Animals, led by the Eric Burdon, broke on to the scene with this hit song.
"Sympathy for the Devil"
"Ferry Cross the Mersey"
"For Your Love"
"House of the Rising Sun"

Question 4:


Early members of this band, famous for the hit "Itchykoo Park", went on to play with The Who and Humble Pie.
The Yardbirds
The Foundations
The Small Faces
Herman's Hermits

Question 5:


The members of this band, managed by Brian Epstein, were practitioners of the Mersey Beat. The first three singles released by this band were all tunes written by the Beatles.
The Hollies
Manfred Mann
Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas
The Turtles

Question 6:


Peter Asher & Gordon Waller - known as Peter & Gordon - had a string of hits such as "World Without Love" and "Nobody I Know". In addition to recording a few Lennon/McCartney songs, Peter Asher knew Paul McCartney well for another reason. What was it?
Asher and McCartney were cousins.
They were classmates.
They grew up on the same street.
Paul was dating Peter's sister.

Question 7:


Paul Jones was the first lead singer of this group that had a hit with "Do Wah Diddy Diddy". Next in line was Mike D'Abo.
The Guess Who
The Who
The Searches
Manfred Mann

Question 8:


What was Dave Clark’s position in the Dave Clark 5 band?
Keyboard player
Lead guitarist
Drummer
Lead singer

Question 9:


Graham Nash, who later would go on to fame and fortune with David Crosby and Stephen Stills, was guitarist and vocalist for this group.
Whole Earth Band
The Hollies
Ian Matthews Band
The Zombies

Question 10:


Known for their orchestral rock sound as seen in "Nights in White Satin" and "Tuesday Afternoon", the Moody Blues had a hit in 1965 with which of these songs?
"Do the Freddy"
"Silence is Golden"
"Go Now"
"Lady Jane"

 


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