Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #254 - 1/04/06

1966 - 40 Years Ago

Your turn, 1966 babies....

Among the artists who began their careers, or broke big, in 1966 are: Cream, Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Gram Parsons, Charley Pride, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Jefferson Airplane, and a kid who changed his name from David Jones to David Bowie in order not to be confused with another British singer. Meanwhile, in the Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco, a bluegrass banjo player, a rocker, a jazz maniac, a blues enthusiast, and a drummer...

1. This Beach Boys album, considered their masterpiece, was released in 1966 and included the hit "Sloop John B."
2. He's flown high as lead singer of the Black Crowes and with Phil Lesh's band, and he was born on December 20, 1966.
3. This Rolling Stones song from 1966 foresaw the anti-depressant explosion of the 2000s, telling about a middle-aged woman who uses pills to cope with life.
4. Whose number was "634-5789?"
5. He fought the law and the law won - but the law couldn't figure out what happened when he was found dead in his car on July 18, 1966.
6. This military themed song, sung by an Army sergeant, was the top selling song of 1966.
7. Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin formed this band in 1966.
8. This made-for-TV group had hits with "Last Train to Clarksville" and "I'm a Believer" in 1966.
9. She made her first appearance with the Jefferson Airplane at the Fillmore West in San Francisco in October 1966.
10. This 1966 Bob Dylan album, considered to be rock's first double album, included "Just Like a Woman," "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35," and "Visions of Johanna."
11. This Troggs hit from 1966 was covered by Jimi Hendrix and was not covered by Tone-Loc.
12. Her five brothers welcomed her to the family when she was born in Gary, Indiana on May 16, 1966.
13. This Simon and Garfunkel album included "Kathy's Song," "I Am a Rock," and the title hit song.
14. Their biggest hit of 1966 was "You Keep Me Hanging On," a Number One hit in November.
15. What was the last name of the singers of "Strangers in the Night," "Sugar Town," "That's Life," and "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'?"
16. Don't call him Hootie - but what did his parents call him when he was born on May 13, 1966?
17. Ray Charles invited us to do this in the summer of 1966.

Bonus: What did Jan Berry of Jan and Dean do, ironically, in April 1966?

Good Luck!!!

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