It's the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love, 1967. What were you doing? I was probably playing in the sandbox, learning my letters and numbers, and swimming in Lake Erie when my family visited Cedar Point that year. No wonder I'm so weird! I certainly was too young to remember any of this music.
1. This song by the Association had been Number One for four weeks on this date in 1967 - and it presumably had nothing to do with Chicago.
2. "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn," released in August 1967, was the first album for what British group?
3. The Happenings had a Top Five hit with this George Gershwin standard in June 1967.
4. Who did the Hollies sing about in August 1967?
5. What did Scott MacKenzie advise you to do if you were going to San Francisco?
6. And what did Petula Clark advise you not to do in the summer of 1967?
7. The Monkees took this look at suburbia into the Top Five in August 1967.
8. This Doors classic was Number One for three weeks in July and August 1967.
9.What landmark concert, held on June 16-18, 1967, featured The Who, Jimi Hendrix, the Mamas and the Papas, and the Grateful Dead?
10. Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit" was inspired by what classic of children's literature?
11. Another "white" song from that year, "A Whiter Shade of Pale," was inspired by the organ music of what composer?
12. On June 25, 1967, the Beatles performed a song on the "Our World" global satellite link TV show. What was the song?
13. "Creeque Alley" was an autobiographical hit for what group?
14. The lead singer and guitarist of what band were preoccupied with a drug posession trial for most of June and July 1967?
15. Who invited you to "Come On Down To My Boat" in July 1967?
16. "I Was Made To Love Her" was a Summer 1967 hit for what Motown star?
17. What album was Number One on both the U.S. and U.K. album charts for all of July and August 1967?
Bonus: So what did Billie Joe McAllister throw off the Tallahatchie Bridge?