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1965 In Music Trivia Quiz

What do you know about 1965 in Music?  Try this The Year In Music Trivia Quiz
You'll find the answers at the bottom of the page.

Take 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) On January 4, CBS purchase what musical instrument company for $13 million?Alan's Rock & Roll FUN Trivia.  Trivia powered by ABE.

  1. Fender

  2. Yamaha

  3. Gibson

2) On January 12, what variety show - premieres on NBC.  The first show included performances by the New Christy Minstrels, comedian Woody Allen, actress Joey Heatherton and a segment from London in which Brian Epstein introduces The Zombies and Gerry & the Pacemakers.

  1. Hullabaloo

  2. Shindig!

  3. Toast of the Town

3) Robert Bartlehe Cummings (born January 12, 1965), is better known as his stage name is an American musician, film director, screenwriter, film producer and writer.
What his his stage name?

  1. Mike Riggs

  2. Blasko

  3. Rob Zombie

4. Who is the singer and pianist that died from complications following surgery for lung cancer on February 15, 1965?

  1. Nat King Cole

  2. Bobby Jordan

  3. Rafael Hernandez

5) Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965 is a Canadian country pop singer-songwriter.
Who is the singer-songwriter?

  1. Evelyn Glennie

  2. Courtney Love

  3. Shania Twain

6) What is a 1965 film starring The Beatles and featuring Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, Victor Spinetti, John Bluthal, Roy Kinnear and Patrick Cargill?

  1. Help!

  2. Twang!

  3. Baker Street

7) The most famous version of this song was the instrumental cover by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass on their album Whipped Cream & Other Delights, becoming a top ten hit in 1965 and winning the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

What is the song?

  1. "Green Peppers"

  2. "A Taste of Honey"

  3. "Butterball"

8) What was the movie theme that hit the Billboard Top Five with singer Shirley Bassey?

  1. Meet the Press

  2. Goldfinger

  3. Honey Come Back

9) What is a 1965 popular song with lyrics by Hal David and music composed by Burt Bacharach.  It was first recorded by Jackie DeShannon and reached number 7 in the US charts May of that year?

  1. "What the World Needs Now Is Love"

  2. "Abraham, Martin and John"

  3. "Who Will Be the Next In Line"

10) The most successful recorded version of the song is the chart-topping single by McGuinn's pioneering folk-rock band The Byrds, released in October of 1965.
What is the song?

  1. "Too Little Time"

  2. "Who Will Be the Next In Line"

  3. "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)"

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