#1. This is a detail from an album by which band?
Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) is an album by English rock band the Kinks, released in 1969.
#2. This a detail from an album recorded by Elvis Presley. What is the title?
From Elvis in Memphis is a studio album by Elvis Presley, recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis in January and February 1969.
#3. This is a detail from an album cover by which group?
Music from Big Pink is the debut album by the Band. Released in 1968.
#4. This is a detail from a 60s album by which artist?
Pandemonium Shadow Show is an album by Harry Nilsson, released in 1967. It features his cover of You Can’t Do That, which was a top 10 hit in Canada.
#5. This is a detail from the cover of a music album by which group?
The Mamas & the Papas second studio album by The Mamas & the Papas, released in 1966.The album peaked at no. 4 on the US Billboard 200 album chart and no. 24 in the UK.
#6. This is a detail from the cover of which album?
Cheap Thrills is a studio album by American rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company. It was their last album with Janis Joplin as lead singer.
#7. The painting The Garden of Earthly Delights was used for album cover by which rock band?
Deep Purple (Deep Purple III) is the third studio album by the English rock band Deep Purple, released in June 1969. The cover art is based on Hieronymus Bosch’s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights.
#8. This is a detail from the cover of a music album by which group?
This is the first album by Vanilla Fudge, released in summer 1967. It peaked at no. 6 on the Billboard album charts.
#9. This a detail from a music album released by:
Evolution is a music album released in 1967 by The Hollies. The album peaked at number 13 in the UK album chart.
#10. This is a detail from a cover by which group?
Tommy is the fourth studio album by The Who. It was released as a double album in May 1969.
#11. This a detail from a music album released by:
The Hurdy Gurdy Man is an album recorded by Donovan, released in the US in 1968. But it was not released in the UK at the time.
#12. This a detail from a live music album recorded at:
Live at the Apollo is a live album by James Brown and the Famous Flames, recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NYC.
#13. This is a detail from a 60s album by which artist?
Nashville Skyline is a studio album by Bob Dylan, released on April 9, 1969. It features Girl from the North Country, a duet with Johnny Cash. The album peaked at No. 3 in US and at No. 1 in U.K.
#14. This is a detail from a cover by which group?
Surfin’ Safari is the debut studio album by the Beach Boys, released on October 1, 1962 on Capitol Records. It peaked at number 32 in its 37-week run on the US charts.
#15. This is a detail from an album cover by which group?
Bee Gees’ 1st was the group’s debut album for the UK Polydor label, and for the US Atco label, but it was actually their third studio album, after two albums distributed only in Australia and New Zealand.
#16. This is a detail from an album cover by which group?
Green Onions is the debut album by Booker T. & the M.G.s, released on Stax Records in October 1962.
#17. This a detail from a music album released by:
Love Child is a music album released by Diana Ross & the Supremes for the Motown label in 1968.
#18. This is a detail from a 60s album by which artist?
People was the first of Barbara Streisand’s albums to hit #1 on the Billboard album chart. It was released in September 1964. The cover photo was taken by Don Bronstein at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach.
#19. This is a detail from the cover of which album?
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by the Beatles with the iconic album cover. Released in 1967.
#20. This is a detail from the cover of which album?
Their Satanic Majesties Request is the sixth British and eighth American studio album by the Rolling Stones, released in December 1967 by Decca Records in the United Kingdom and London Records in the United States.
Sixties Music Quiz – Classic 1960s Albums
Sixties Album Cover Art
If you were a teenager in the sixties and still got your old vinyl albums tucked away somewhere, this is an easy quiz for you! If not, it is probably a bit harder…
We have zoomed in on some great music albums of the sixties. Many of the covers are considered iconic works of art today, like “The Velvet Underground and Nico” with the banana, the Beatles “Revolver”, and Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”.
Question is, can you recognize these 20 classics 1960s albums by just a few details from sleeve artwork? All albums were released and popular in the 1960s.
This is a true challenge for the any music geek or vinyl enthusiast.