1968 movie THE NAME OF THE GAME IS KILL! starring Jack Lord has the ace
number "Shadows" by The Electric Prunes being played in the
background. During another scene where the song is
"instrumentalized", what are the two band names mentioned by the
actress prior to playing the cut on the record player?
Answers: The Musical Electric Chairs & Gas Chamber
was the first family rock and roll band? The Cowsills?
Well, how about the band illustrated below? This family band from
the Palmetto State got its start in 1965, and released a 45 on the
Richland Recording label in 1967. Much more is to follow, but for
now check out two of the band's promo pics. The first is from
1967, and the second is from 1971. Name the band and their 45
(A-side & B-side).
(Correct Mike Dreyer!)
Answers: Little Red And The Rocking Hoods
"Rock Pebbles Rock/Twist & Shout"
the Buckeye State 60's garage band below that formed their name from
their manager and was unique in that they had a female lead
guitarist. She is actively recording today, and is considered one
of the best female guitarists of the rock and roll era. They
released a killer 45 platter in early 1968, and one of the cuts can be
temporarily heard in the 60's Aural Quiz folder within the Documents page as TriviaSong14
Answer: The Es-Shades
Identify the band that had the longest name from the 60's. Hint: 11 words (75 letters).
Answer: Walham Green East Wapping Carpet Cleaning Rodent And Boggit Extermination Association (UK)
is the most "negative" song to hit the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in the
60's? What is the 'runner-up'? (Negative refers to the word
'no' sung or spoken in the song). The most 'negative' uses the
word 'no' over 100 times all under 2 1/2 minutes. The
runner-up uses the word 'no' 63 times in just over 2 minutes.
Answers: "Nobody But Me" by The Human Beinz (1968),
runner-up: "Tell Her No" by The Zombies (1965)
60's band below made a 45 disc off the Kiderian label in 1968, and the
same A-side title was on an acetate from the Rockford, IL based Mobie
label that had the song "Sad Man's Madness" as its different titled
B-side. Name the band and the A-side killer cut.
Answers: The Mourning Dayze with "Fly My Paper Airplane"
What do the four movies below have in common?
1-Cop Land (1997) featuring Sylvester Stallone
"Can't Seem To Make To Mine"-The Seeds
2-The Big Lebowski (1998) feat. Jeff Bridges & John Goodman
"I Hate You"-The Monks
3-High Fidelity (2000) feat. John Cusack & Jack Black
"You're Gonna Miss Me"-Thirteenth Floor Elevators
4-Almost Famous (2000) feat. Kate Hudson & Billy Crudup
"Mr. Farmer"-The Seeds
Answers: "Nuggets" songs in the soundtrack and/or movie
singer/songwriter from the Tar Heel State illustrated below wrote and
sang two songs in particular (1962 & 1965) that were performed
later (1964 & 1971) and made U.S. #14 and #1 hits by a band from
Weybridge, Surrey, England and Portland, OR, respectively. Name
the individual, the two songs and the two bands.
(Correct Scott and Joe!)
Answers: John D. Loudermilk (Tobacco Road-The Nashville Teens & The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian-The Raiders)
illustration below is from the front cover of a 1968 (Liberty Records)
LP by a U.K. band. Part of the backside liner notes read,
"...Indeed, the whole world is seeking a diversion from the sobering
reality of becoming one year older." Name the LP, the band and
member that became better known after the 60's.
(Scott Charbonneau nailed this one!)
Answers: The Birthday Party by The Idle Race (feat. Jeff Lynne-ELO)