1960's Music Minileague: Some Stuff from the Editors' Floor by jsparkyp

Champion(s):

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Runner(s)-Up:

Jon1234


Quiz Description

I hope that those who played in the 1960's Music Minileague had a lot of fun! Here are some questions that didn't make the cut but were just to good to let blow in the wind.

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Questions:

Considered the first major music festival, a 3-day concert in California kicked off the "Summer of Love", and introduced acts such as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin to large audiences for the first time. Name this city.

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Monterey

The 1966 album "Anything Goes: ____[name]____ Plays Cole Porter" featured what jazz pianist's most famous quartet for the last time out?

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Dave Brubeck

In 1962, there were two consecutive Billboard #1 singles whose titles were girl's names that began with letters "S-H". Name either song (artist not required).

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"Shiela" (Tommy Roe), "Sherry" (The Four Seasons)

On the track "Silent Night / 7 O'Clock News" from Simon & Garfunkel's 1966 album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme, what controversial comedian's obituary was read? He had passed away in August.

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Lenny Bruce

What is the fifth song in this otherwise complete list of Gary Puckett & the Union Gap's Billboard Top-10 hits: Woman, Woman; Lady Willpower; Over You; This Girl Is a Woman Now; ______?

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"Young Girl"

Barbara Acklin’s 1968 recording of “Am I The Same Girl” earned a place in rock and roll trivia history when a creative producer replaced Acklin’s vocal track with a solo piano track, leaving the original backing instrumental track untouched. Name the resulting instrumental, released months prior to Acklin’s version, which was credited to Young-Holt Unlimited and went to #3.

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"Soulful Strut"

Besides playing solitaire 'til dawn with a deck of fifty-one, smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo, what titled items were being counted (which doesn't bother me at all)?

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"Flowers on the Wall"

While Glen Campbell wrote "Turn Around, Look at Me", his version only hit #62 on the charts. The most successful recording was by which vocal group, who also recorded "Five O'Clock World"?

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The Vogues

Who is missing from this lineup: Mike Smith (keyboards, vocals), Lenny Davidson (guitar), Rick Huxley (bass), Denis Payton (sax), ____ ____ (drums and leader)?

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Dave Clark

Named after a blackface group from the 1840s, what folk revival act, with hits such as "Green, Green", had a lineup that included (at different times) Kenny Rogers, Barry McGuire ("Eve of Destruction") and Kim Carnes ("Bette Davis Eyes")? Today you will find them touring occasionally, still headed by founder Randy Sparks.

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The New Christy Minstrals

Who accomplished all of these accomplishments: Wrote "This Diamond Ring" for Gary Lewis and the Playboys; played organ on Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone"; played French horn on the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want"; founded Blood Sweat and Tears, then bailed after their first album; collaborated with Michael Bloomfield in a series of live albums (and perhaps often confused with the rocker born Vincent Furnier)?

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Al Kooper

The 60's came to an ignomious end with a free concert at Altamont, California that resulted in a fatal stabbing and numerous beatings by Hell's Angels, who had been hired for security. Which iconic band organized and headlined the concert?

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The Rolling Stones