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60's Soul Music Special Quiz

Test your knowledge of those stomping sixties soul tunes. 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who sang 'S.O.S Stop her on sight'?

  • James Brown
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Edwin Starr
  • David Ruffin

2

Who sang 'Warm and tender love'?

  • Percy Sledge
  • Otis Redding
  • Mary Wells
  • Brook Benton

3

Who were 'On Broadway' in 1963?

  • Marvelettes
  • Four Tops
  • Detroit Spinners
  • Drifters

4

Which famous Beatles tune was covered by Wilson Pickett in1969?

  • Eleanor Rigby
  • All my loving
  • I wanna hold your hand
  • Hey Jude

5

Which famous girl group recorded 'baby it's you' in 1961?

  • Shirelles
  • Supremes
  • Marvelettes
  • Ronettes

6

Which Motown singer of "Walk away from love" in 1975 was an original member of The Temptations?

  • Levi Stubbs
  • David Ruffin
  • Jimmy Ruffin
  • Marvin Gaye

7

Who recorded 'Mashed potato time' for Cameo Parkway in 1962?

  • Dee Dee Sharpe
  • Mary Wells
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Barbara Lynn

8

Which white British female artist recorded for Motown

  • Lulu
  • Kiki Dee
  • Sandie Shaw
  • Adrienne Posta

9

Which legendary male soloist sang '(Your love keeps lifting me) Higher and higher' in 1966?

  • Chubby Checker
  • James Brown
  • George Clinton
  • Jackie Wilson

10

Who sang '7 rooms of gloom' in 1967

  • Four Tops
  • Temptations
  • Detroit Spinners
  • The Dells

11

What was the name of the female vocal backing band used on many of Motowns 60's hits?

  • Primettes
  • Chansonettes
  • Andantes
  • Superlatives

12

The group Soft Cell had a hit in 1981 with 'Tainted love'.Who sang the original 1960's version?

  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Ike & Tina Turner
  • Nancy Wilson
  • Gloria Jones

13

Which famous male solo artist started their career with doo-wop group 'The Moonglows?

  • James Brown
  • Otis Redding
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Jackie Wilson

14

For which well known male group was Ben E King lead vocalist in the early sixties?

  • The Contours
  • The Temptations
  • The Spinners
  • The Drifters

15

Of which famous sixties line-up was Sam Moore a member?

  • Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
  • The Velours
  • Sam & Dave
  • The Holidays

 

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