1960s Music Trivia Book Preview

1960s Music Trivia Book Preview

My latest book is in the editing stage, but I thought I would share some of the questions that you will find in the book.
General Trivia

  • Who wrote the book In His Own Write? – John Lennon
  • This country artist recorded an album at Folsom Prison. – Johnny Cash
  • Who sued Chubby Checker for $100,000 over the song ‘Quarter to Three’? – Gary U.S. Bonds

Future Stars

  • This former Anthrax lead guitarist is also a watchmaker. Who is he? – Dan Spitz
  • He makes roping the wind look easy. – Garth Brooks

Billboard Hits

  • The actor Lorne Greene had this #1 single backed with the song “Bonanza”. What was the name of the man lying face down in the desert sand with an ounce of lead under his heart? “Ringo” – Lorne Greene
  • The Mamas and the Papas can’t trust this day. “Monday, Monday” – The Mamas and the Papas
  • Paid to pack records for a South African record company, Solomon Linda, a Zulu singer, wrote “Wimoweh” in 1939.It hit number one in the United States in 1962 when The Tokens got a hold of it.  “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – The Tokens

Who Sang

  • ‘Don’t Break the Heart that Loves You’  Connie Francis
  • ‘Harper Valley PTA’  Jeannie C. Riley


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