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Folk Rock

What do you know about Folk Rock?
Enjoy this FANatical About Music Trivia Quiz.
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1) The United State's beatnik counterculture was associated with the wider anti-war movement building against the threat of the atomic bomb.
Which Rock and Roll style developed from the beatniks and folk music?

  1. Folk Rock

  2. Surf Rock

  3. Punk Rock

2) Who was NOT a Folk Rock artist?

  1. Simon & Garfunkel

  2. The Mamas & the Papa

  3. ZZ Top

3) Folk rock arose mainly from the confluence of three elements: urban/collegiate folk vocal groups, singer-songwriters, and the revival of North American rock and roll after the British Invasion. Folk Rock artist owe a direct debts to a number of folk artist.
Who is NOT a folk artist? 

  1. Woody Guthrie

  2. Pete Seeger

  3. Hank Williams

4) From some of the early folk singers with sound, and their broad repertoire of traditional folk material and topical songs inspired other groups such as the Kingston Trio (founded 1957), the Chad Mitchell Trio, New Christy Minstrels, and the (usually less political) "collegiate folk" groups such as The Brothers Four, The Four Freshmen, The Four Preps, and The Highwaymen.
Who was a hugely successful singer from the Chad Mitchell Trio?

  1. John Denver

  2. Kenny Rogers

  3. Johnny Cash

5) His material would provide much of the original grist for the folk rock mill, not only in the U.S. but in the UK as well.
Who was this singer-songwriter?

  1. Donavan

  2. Bob Dylan

  3. Woody Guthrie

6) John and Michelle Phillips of The Mama's & the Papa's, wrote California Dreaming.  The song hit #4 on the charts.  However, they were backup singers on the song when it was recorded by a folk rock singer.
Who was the singer?

  1. John Denver

  2. Bob Denver

  3. Barry McGuire

7) Bob Dylan was born on May 24, 1941.
Where was he born?

  1. Duluth, Minnesota

  2. Las Angeles, California

  3. Phoenix, Arizona

8) The folk rock band had a #1 hit in 1965 with Turn! Turn! Turn!.
Who wrote the song?

  1. John Denver

  2. Pete Seeger

  3. Gene Clarke

9) The group Peter, Paul and Mary were formed 1961. Over the years they had many top 10 hits. However, in 1969, they had their only #1 hit, Leaving On A Jet Plane.
Who wrote the song?

  1. Peter Yarrow

  2. John Denver

  3. Mary Travers

10) In 1969, the folk rock group Crosby, Stills, and Nash, had a hit record with Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.  The song is about Stephen Stills' girl friend.
Who is this girl friend?

  1. Joni Mitchell

  2. Alice Foreman

  3. Judy Collins


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