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Anagrams of 1960's Bands - Quiz

20 anagrams of 60's pop bands plus clues and pictures. Spell-checked tap-ins with no time limit. 20 Questions.

 
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STOWED HASH - started in 1959 as The Drifters, a backing band to a very famous singer still active today. Had over 30 chart singles in the 60's as an instrumental group.

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NO ONE GETS THRILLS - Their first single was a cover of Chuck Berry's 'Come On' in 1963. It got to 21 in the charts. They celebrate their 50th anniversary this summer.

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ITS HEAVEN SENT HELL - formed in Weybridge, Surrey in Summer 1962. Their 1964 single 'Tobacco Road' was a top 10 hit here, and a top 20 hit in the USA.

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BIZET HOMES- a rock band formed in 1961, led by Rod Argent & Colin Blunstone. They split in 1991. Biggest UK hit was 'She's Not There' in 1964.

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KEN'S KITH - formed in Muswell Hill by the Davies brothers in 1964. They came to prominence with their 3rd single which became an international hit.

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MR MEN AND FAN - Named after their South African keyboard player, their first chart success was the theme to the TV program 'Ready Steady Go!' in 1964.

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CORPORAL HUM - contributed to the development of progressive rock. Formed in 1967, their best-known recording is their single 'A Whiter Shade of Pale'

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VET HOME - evolved from several mid 60's Birmingham based groups, They scored 9 top 20 UK singles in 5 years. They were led by Roy Wood, who composed all their UK singles.

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SO HE MET KEN - The American answer to The Beatles, released music between 1966 & 1970, assembled for the US TV series about the imaginary band. Included the Englishman Davy Jones.

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BOTH USE MELODY - Still performing today with three original members - Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward & John Lodge. 'Nights in White Satin' should identfy them!

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THREE CRASHES - One of the Merseybeat groups, they took their name from a 1956 John Wayne western. Their first UK single release 'Sweets For My Sweet' was number 1 in 1963.

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STEREO HELMET - formed as the backing group to Brian Poole in 1958. When he left in 1966 to attempt a solo career, they went on to have 10 chart singles up to 1969, scoring 3 gold records in 1967.

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TROTH EGGS - Reg Presley, born Reginald Maurice Ball, should be all you need to identify this group from Andover.

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HULL JOTTER - Led by flautist Ian Anderson, this group was named after an 18th century agriculturalist. Their first successful single was 'Living in the Past'.

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RARE CONMEN - were a Welsh rock group formed in late 1966 in Cardiff. Their lead singer, Andy Fairweather-Low went on to a successful solo career after their split up in 1969.

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HASTEN MAIL - Once again, one name should identify this group, the lead singer Eric Burdon. They were known in the US as part of the British Invasion.

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TABLE SHEET - A band that can be identified by just one phrase - The Fab Four! The greatest British band of all time, I need say no more!

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BEG THEE SEE - This trio of brothers were a musical group founded in 1958, successful as a pop act in the late 60's/ early 70's and as prominent performers in the disco era of the late 70's.

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HAVE FICKLE ADVERT - also known as The DC5. Their single 'Glad All Over' knocked the Beatles' 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' off the top of the UK singles charts in January 1964.

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ANGUISHED PERVERT COPS - A mid 60's beat group from Birmingham whose members included Steve and Muff Winwood. Best known songs include 'Somebody Help Me' & 'Keep on Running'.

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