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Music and artists of the Fifties and Sixties revisited! Quiz

A nostalgic trip through the early days of rock and pop with a bit of blues thrown in. 12 Questions.

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In 1953 a singer from Liverpool topped the British charts with "(How much is) That Doggie in the Window". Who was she?

  • Kay Starr
  • Lita Roza
  • Jo Douglas
  • Vera Lynn

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Which American Heart throb had a hit in Britain with "Memories are Made of This"?

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Pat Boone
  • Dean Martin
  • Jerry Lewis

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This American super star Rocker found that there were only "Three Steps to Heaven." Who was he?

  • Johnny Preston
  • Eddie Cochran
  • Ricky Valance
  • Johnny Tillotson

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He had to "Return to Sender" his "Good Luck Charm" but what was his name?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Ray Charles
  • The Big Bopper
  • Buddy Holly

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Manchester City fans have adopted this song which was a hit for the Marcels in 1961. What was the song title?

  • "Blue Moon"
  • "Lovesick Blues"
  • "Blue Monday"
  • "Sunny afternoon"

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This duo had a huge hit with "A world Without Love" in April 1964. Who were they?

  • Everley Brothers
  • Zager and Evans
  • Peter and Gordon
  • The Walker Brothers

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This apparently ageless British Superstar topped the charts with "The Minute You're Gone" in 1965. Who could it be?

  • Tom Jones
  • Twiggy
  • Cliff Richard
  • Cilla Black

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"I'm Alive" topped the charts for this British group twice in 1965. Which group was it?

  • Spencer Davis Group
  • The Hollies
  • Manfred Mann
  • Unit 4+2

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Who had a hit with the song "Make it easy on yourself" in September 1965?

  • The Walker Brothers
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • The Byrds
  • The Overlanders

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In 1967 this British Blues man had a hit with "Let the Heartaches Begin." What was his name?

  • Joe Cocker
  • Georgie Fame
  • John Leyton
  • Long John Baldry

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During the 1960s, in the UK, which act had the most No. 1 records?

  • Elvis Presley
  • The Beatles
  • Cliff Richard
  • The Rolling Stones

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What was the Rolling Stones top selling single of the 1960s?

  • "Honky Tonk Women"
  • "19th Nervous Breakdown"
  • "The Last Time"
  • "Jumpin' Jack Flash"