#1. Both Donovan and Glen Campbell had minor hits with this song. Who wrote it?
Universal Soldier is written and recorded by Buffy Sainte-Marie. It was originally released on Sainte-Marie’s debut album It’s My Way! in 1964.
#2. This is a recording by:
All Along the Watchtower is originally written and recorded by Bob Dylan. It appeared on his 1967 album John Wesley Harding. Jimi Hendrix recorded the song for his album Electric Ladyland. It peaked at No. 20 on Billboard Hot 100 in 1968, but failed to chart in United Kingdom.
#3. This British cover version of Hippy Hippy Shake is recorded by:
Hippy Hippy Shake was originally recorded by Chan Romero in 1959. The original version reached No. 3 in Australia. The Swinging Blue Jeans released this cover in 1963, which reached No. 2 in United Kingdom and No. 21 in United States. The Beatles also recorded the song live at BBC.
#4. This intro is recorded by:
Be My Baby is a song written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector. It was first recorded and released by The Ronettes as a single in 1963.
#5. What is the name of the group?
Surf City is written by Brian Wilson and Jan Berry. It was first recorded by Jan and Dean in 1963 and became a number one hit in United States.
#6. This hit song is recorded by:
I’ll Never Find Another You is recorded by The Seekers. It peaked at No. 1 in United Kingdom and Australia, and at No. 4 in United States.
#7. Who is the artist?
Lucky Lips was originally recorded by Ruth Brown in 1957, and was successfully covered by Cliff Richard in 1963. Cliff’s version peaked at No. 4 in Great Britain, but topped the charts in many other European countries.
#8. This was the first single and biggest hit of which group?
Have I the Right? was the debut single and biggest hit of British band The Honeycombs. It topped the charts in U.K. and peaked at No. 5 on Billboard Hot 100.
#9. This intro is recorded by:
She’s Not There is the debut single by The Zombies, written by organist Rod Argent. It reached No.12 in the UK Singles Chart and No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964.
#10. Listen to the clip. What is the name of the song?
We’ve Gotta Get out of This Place is written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded by The Animals. It peaked at No. 2 in United Kingdom and No. 13 in United States.
Sixties Music Clip Challenge 1 – Classic Hits
Recognize These 1960s Classic Hits?
This quiz has 10 short audio clips of classic 1960s hits. Do you recognize the artists or the song titles?
All of them are well-known for the generation who was young in the swinging sixties and the early seventies, but also for younger generations interested in pop music and its roots.
Many of these songs have become timeless classics and you have most likely heard them in films, advertising, and elsewhere. Sixties music just refuses to go unnoticed, even today.
Medium 1960s Music Quiz
Difficulty level on this quiz is easy to medium. When previously published on Ultimate60s the average result was just 6 correct answers.
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