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60s Music Trivia: The Song Lyric Challenge

Trivia about 1960s Song Lyrics

Who can recall the “Summer of Love” phenomenon in 1967? During the ‘60s the popularity artists, bands and songs like “Hey Jude” reached fever-pitch, when music became part of a burgeoning cultural movement that continued throughout the decade. In this 60s Music Trivia: The Song Lyric Challenge, we take a look back at some of the hit records of the 1960s to rediscover this bygone era for music.

The quiz sets out 10 questions which will put your 1960s song lyric knowledge to the test. If you think you can match-up to the quiz, why not go head-to-head with some friends to see how they fair.

Remember to share your results to compete with friends and others who have also taken the 60s Music Trivia: The Song Lyric Challenge.

  • Question of

    “In Beyond the Sea, where is the singer’s lover standing?”

    • Golden sands
    • Harbour wall
    • Lighthouse hill
    • Waterside
  • Question of

    In I’m a Believer, the Monkees thought love was only true in what?

    • Fairy tales
    • Hollywood movies
    • Trashy magazines
    • TV programmes
  • Question of

    In the 1960 song, Cliff Richard was “a hoot and a holler” from where?

    • Paradise
    • Heaven
    • California
    • Home
  • Question of

    In the first line of The Israelites, what is the singer slaving for?

    • Bread
    • Milk
    • Water
    • Oranges
  • Question of

    In which city did the Rolling Stones meet the Honky Tonk Woman?

    • Memphis
    • Nashville
    • Miami
    • Atlanta
  • Question of

    Jojo was a man who thought he was what, according to Get Back?

    • Loner
    • Preacher
    • Lover
    • Pirate
  • Question of

    Louis Armstrong sees what as well as trees of green in It’s A Wonderful World?

    • Red roses
    • Pink tulips
    • Yellow sunflowers
    • White lilies
  • Question of

    Some of the lyrics of Elvis’ Wooden Heart are sung in which language?

    • German
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Greek
  • Question of

    The fireman in Penny Lane keeps a portrait of who in his pocket?

    • Queen
    • King
    • Wife
    • Daughter
  • Question of

    The Four Seasons said which sort of people don’t cry?

    • Big Girls
    • Small Boys
    • Old Ladies
    • Mothers and Fathers

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