September 2003 is Rolling Stones Month here at Becky's Island Music Trivia, in honor of the 60th birthdays of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards this year. We'll start with highlights of their careers in the 60s. Once again, I apologize for the United States bias.
1. Mick Jagger dropped out of what prestigious college to join the Rolling Stones?
2. What was the Rolling Stones' first Top Forty hit in the United States, in 1964?
3. What was their first American album?
4. And what was their first Top Ten hit, later on in that year?
5. Besides turning out to be one of the most influential songs of all time, what distiction does "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" have?
6. It's just your what number nervous breakdown?
7. What scene is depicted in "Paint It, Black?"
8. And who played sitar on that song?
9. Which Stones hit from 1966 discusses drug addiction among middle-aged housewives?
10. When the Stones performed "Let's Spend The Night Together" on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1967, what did they have to change the song's title to?
11. Their 1967 song "We Love You" was recorded in response to what events?
12. What was the name of the Rolling Stones' psychedelic album of 1967?
13. Of "Ruby Tuesday," "Jumpin' Jack Flash," and "Honky Tonk Women," which did not hit Number 1 in the United States?
14. Which Stones album was temporarily withdrawn from release because of the unattractive album cover? (It later was released with a different cover.)
15. 1969 was not a good year for the Stones. What happened on July 3, 1969?
16. And what happened on December 6, 1969?
17. What was the Rolling Stones' last original album of the 60s?
Bonus: What was unusual about the cover of the album mentioned in Question 12?