Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #259 - 2/8/06

The Beatles in 1966


1. Which Beatle got married in January 1966?: George Harrison
2. This Beatle album, released at the end of 1965, topped the United States charts in January 1966.
: "Rubber Soul"
3. Who "doesn't have a point of view, knows not where he's going to?"
; "Nowhere Man"
4. What two songs did the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show on June 6, 1966?
: "Paperback Writer" and "Rain"
5. What British author is mentioned in the lyrics to "Paperback Writer?"
: Edward Lear
6. And what British newspaper is mentioned in the same song?
: The Daily Mail
7. What was unusual about the production of "Rain?"
: It featured backwards tapes
8. What U.S. only album originally featured the Beatles posing among dismembered dolls and raw meat on the cover?
: "Yesterday and Today"
9. What did John Lennon say in a 1966 interview that upset a lot of people in the United States?
: "We're more popular than Jesus now"
10. In September 1966, George Harrison flew to India to study the sitar with who?
: Ravi Shankar
11. Also that month, the new Beatles album topped the US charts - what was it?
; "Revolver"
12. Who "picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been?"
: Eleanor Rigby
13. What two British politicians were mentioned in the lyrics to "Taxman?"
: Harold Wilson and Edward Heath
14. What Beatles song originally released in 1966 became a US chart hit in 1976?
: "Got To Get You Into My Life"
15. Where do "we all live?"
: In a yellow submarine
16. Who did John Lennon meet in a private art gallery in November 1966?
: Yoko Ono
17. The last Beatles concert in the United States took place on August 29, 1966, in what city?
: San Francisco

Bonus: What, supposedly, happened on a Wednesday morning at five o'clock in November 1966?: Paul McCartney died in a car crash. Of course, he didn't....or did he?

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