Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #97 - 1/1/03

1968 - 35 Years Ago

1. What very long Beatles song was Number 1 for nine weeks in the fall of 1968?
2. This trio, led by Eric Clapton on guitar, broke up and played one final "goodbye" tour in 1968.
3. Tommy James and the Shondells had a hit with this song in 1968, which was later covered memorably by Billy Idol.
4. According to Manfred Mann (and Bob Dylan), when who "gets here, everybody's gonna want a dose"?
5. "Mama Said Knock You Out" when this rapper was born on January 14, 1968.
6. What song from the fall of 1968 by Welsh artist Mary Hopkin, was based on a Russian folk song?
7. "People Got To Be Free" was a Number 1 hit in 1968 for what band?
8. This "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" opened on Broadway in April 1968.
9. "Cryptical Envelopment," "Quadlibet for Tenderfeet," "Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks," and "New Potato Caboose" were songs included on what Grateful Dead album, released in 1968?
10. He asked "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" in 1956; he died at age twenty-five in 1968. Who was he?
11. "Music From Big Pink," released in August 1968, was the debut album for what group?
12. What was unusual about Herb Alpert's hit "This Guy's In Love With You?"
13. Its title was "The Beatles," but what does everyone call this 1968 release?
14. What two cities did O.C. Smith rhyme with "little green apples?"
15. She wondered "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" years after her birth on April 5, 1968.
16. Speaking of cowboys, Hugh Montenegro had a Top Five hit with this theme from a cowboy movie.
17. The Number 1 R&B song in both the first and last weeks of 1968 was the same, recorded by different artists. In January, it was by Gladys Knight and the Pips; in December, it was by Marvin Gaye. What is the song?

Bonus: Her father was a King who liked to go to Las Vegas. Her second husband was a King, and her third husband is famous for Leaving Las Vegas. She was born on February 1, 1968. Who is she?

Super Bonus: This very fast hit for Cliff Nobles & Co. was actually the instrumental track of another song with the vocals removed. If you were in a school band in the '70s, I guarantee you played this at one point or another. What is it?

Good Luck!!!

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