Sixties Quiz – Recognize the Artists Behind These Classic 1960s Lyrics?



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#1. I'm breakin' rocks in the hot sun...

I’m breakin’ rocks in the hot sun
I fought the law and the law won
I fought the law and the law won

I Fought the Law by Bobby Fuller Four


#2. She's giving me excitations...

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations
She’s giving me excitations
I’m pickin’ up good vibrations

Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys


#3. Remember to let her into your heart...

Hey Jude, don’t make it bad
Take a sad song and make it better
Remember to let her into your heart
Then you can start to make it better

Hey Jude by the Beatles.


#4. I'm not trying to cause a b-big s-s-sensation...

Why don’t you all f-fade away (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)
And don’t try to d-dig what we all s-s-say (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)
I’m not trying to cause a b-big s-s-sensation (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)
I’m just talkin’ ’bout my g-g-generation (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)

My Generation by the Who


#5. Once upon a time there was a tavern...

Once upon a time there was a tavern
Where we used to raise a glass or two
Remember how we laughed away the hours
And think of all the great things we would do

Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin


#6. When sundown pales the sky, I want to hide a while behind your smile.

Lyrics are from Donovan’s Catch the Wind. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on March 12, 1965.


#7. What's your name? Who's your daddy?

What’s your name? Who’s your daddy?
(He rich) Is he rich like me.
Has he taken, any time.
(To show) To show you what you need to live.
Tell it to me slowly (tell me what).
I really want to know. It’s the time of the season for loving.

Time of the Season by the Zombies


#8. Don't go around tonight / Well, it's bound to take your life?

Don’t go around tonight,
Well, it’s bound to take your life,
There’s a bad moon on the rise.

Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival.


#9. That's when Billy would take me walkin'...

Billy Ray was a preacher’s son
And when his daddy would visit he’d come along
When they gathered around and started talkin’
That’s when Billy would take me walkin’
Out through the back yard we’d go walkin’

Son of a Preacher Man by Dusty Springfield.


#10. When the moon is in the Seventh House...

When the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars

Aquarius is from the musical ‘Hair’. The song became a hit with the Fifth Dimension.


Sixties Music Quiz – Classic 1960s Lyrics


1960s lyrics quiz - do you remember the artists?

Can You Name the Artist or Artists behind These Songs Based on the Lyrics?

If you were young in the sixties there are probably many lyrics that have a special meaning to you, and you can probably sing-along when you hear some your favorite songs.

In the 1960s, music became much more than just entertainment, it became a lifestyle. Music talked to teenagers and many songs became commentary on society, war, and society. Television spread pop music even more.

Many songs encouraged teenagers to challenge the accepted norm and to think outside the box. The influence of pop music was suddenly everywhere.

1960s Lyrics

This quiz has 10 questions with a line or two from a classic hit song. Do you remember the artist or artists behind the song?

The quiz was originally published by ultimate60s, a website that was discontinued in 2021.

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