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Monterey Pop Festival

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
There was more publicity about other rock n' roll concerts, but the Monterey Pop Festival was the best.

Question 1:


What year was the Monterey Pop Festival held?
1970
1968
1967
1975

Question 2:


Which was the first group to perform at the Monterey Pop Festival?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
The Eagles
The Association
The Grateful Dead
The Byrds

Question 3:


Frank Sinatra said this singer had "the classiest singing and the silkiest chops in singing." Who was this Chicago-born crooner?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


This was the closing act on the opening night of the Monterey Pop Festival. The group featured Alan Price, Chas Chandler, Hilton Valentine, and Johnny Steel. They sang the song "Monterey." What is the name of the band?
The Byrds
The Animals
The Butterfield Blues Band
The Grateful Dead

Question 5:


He was born John Henry Ramistella in New York City but was raised in New Orleans. Alan Freed convinced him to change his name. What name did he use as a performer at the Monterey Pop Festival?
Eric Burdon
Johnny Rivers
Steve Cropper
Al Kooper

Question 6:


This group performed on the second day of the Monterey Pop Festival. The band included Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Gene Clarke and various others. Which group was this American rock group famous for "Mr. Tambourine Man?"
The Grateful Dead
The Eagles
The Byrds
The Blues Project

Question 7:


Booker T. and the M.G.s was one of the top instrumental groups of the 1960's and 1970's. Which of these is a big 1962 hit of theirs?
"Daybreak at Monterrey"
"Green Onions"
"Green ,Green Grass of Home"
"Day After Night"

Question 8:


This performer at the Monterey Pop Festival died of ovarian cancer in 1997. Who was this Bronx -born singer/songwriter who wrote "Stone Soul Picnic?"  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 9:


Name the instrumentalist who performed on the last day of the Monterey Pop Festival. His daughter is the very talented Nora Jones.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 10:


This performer died soon after the Monterey Pop Festival. He wrote and/or sung many top hits. Who was this man who sat "(Down at) The Dock of the Bay?"
Otis Redding
Steve Cropper
Paul Butterfield
Jerry Garcia

Question 11:


Which group that performed on the last day of the Monterey Pop Festival was "living on reds, vitamin C and cocaineā€ according to their lyrics?
The Grateful Dead
The Mamas and Papas
The Eagles
The Byrds

Question 12:


This group that performed at the Monterey Pop Festival included Danny Kolb, Steve Katz, Andy Kulberg and sometimes Al Kooper. What was the name of the band?
America
The Butterfield Blues Band
The Eagles
The Blues Project

Question 13:


Which singing group was the last group to perform at the Monterey Pop Festival?
The Eagles
The Mamas and Papas
America
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

 


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