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Classic Rock Quiz Part 1

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In the film "Easy Rider" which U.S. band can be heard performing 'The Pusher'?

  • The Grateful Dead
  • Steppenwolf
  • Mountain
  • MC5

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Before he became a recognised solo artist, which band did Nils Lofgren form in 1968, which went on to produce a string of LP's between 1971-74?

  • Gravy Train
  • Groundhogs
  • Grin
  • Grid

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Which UK R'n'B singer joined Atomic Rooster in 1972 (pictured far left) and sang vocals on 2 LP's - 'Made In England' & 'Nice n' Greasy' - with them?

  • Arthur Brown
  • Long John Baldry
  • Screaming Lord Sutch
  • Chris Farlowe

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After the break-up of Cream in 1968, Eric Clapton & Ginger Baker joined forces with Steve Winwood & Ric Grech to form which 'supergroup'?

  • Colosseum
  • Asia
  • Blind Faith
  • Cactus

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Where did Golden Earring of 'Radar Love' fame originate?

  • The Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Denmark

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Which band featured Sammy Hagar on vocals and made an eponymous debut LP that contained the tracks 'Bad Motor Scooter' & 'Rock The Nation'?

  • Mountain
  • Mud
  • Montrose
  • The Motors

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Which U.S. band provided the theme tune for the British news programme "Weekend World", featuring the track 'Nantucket Sleighride'?

  • Olympus
  • Mountain
  • Sphynx
  • Pyramid

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Which band was Peter Bardens the keyboardist & a founding member of in 1972?

  • Camel
  • Caravan
  • Greenslade
  • Gryphon

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Which UK town did Caravan emanate from in 1968?

  • York
  • Hastings
  • Canterbury
  • Lincoln

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Which pair were the original bass guitarist and vocalist in Deep Purple (Mk.1)?

  • Glenn Hughes & David Coverdale
  • Nic Simper & Rod Evans
  • Roger Glover & Ian Gillan
  • Ian Paice & Jon Lord

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What is the next line in The Doors' song 'Crystal Ship': "Before you slip into unconsciousness"...?

  • "I want to feel no otherness"
  • "I'll drift into the wilderness"
  • "I'd love to feel your tenderness"
  • "I'd like to have another kiss"

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On which Thin Lizzy LP was 'Don't Believe A Word' issued in 1976?

  • 'Johnny The Fox'
  • 'Jailbreak'
  • 'Fighting'
  • 'Bad Reputation'

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Which UK band released a seminal live album in 1979 called 'Strangers In The night'?

  • Uriah Heep
  • Utopia
  • UFO
  • Undertones

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Which Swiss band featured Marc Storace as lead vocalist and had success with their LP 'Metal-Rendezvous' in 1979?

  • Kraftwerk
  • Krokus
  • Kursaal Flyers
  • Kid Crimson & The Coconuts

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Formed in 1970, which UK group featured Canadian guitarist/vocalist Paul Rudolph, and whose debut LP was 'Never Never Land'?

  • Pink Floyd
  • Pink Champagne
  • Pink Opaque
  • Pink Fairies

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Which member of Traffic (pictured at front) left the band twice and also played acoustic guitar on Hendrix's "All Along The Watchtower" single in 1968?

  • Dave Mason
  • Steve Winwood
  • Chris Wood
  • Jim Capaldi

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Which UK band formed in Notting Hill in 1969 and were predominantly Eastern influenced?

  • Quicksilver Messenger Service
  • Quiet Sun
  • Quintessence
  • Quatermass

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Formed in 1967, which UK band was fronted by lead singer Roger Chapman, sometimes known as the 'Electric Goat'?

  • Fruup
  • Family
  • Foghat
  • Fairport Convention

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Which lead guitarist (pictured on the far right) replaced Jan Akkerman in the Dutch group Focus in 1976?

  • John Mc.Laughlin
  • Al Di Meola
  • Jaco Pistorius
  • Phillip Catherine

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What was the title of UK band Free's final studio album before they split up for good in 1973?

  • 'Heartbreaker'
  • 'Free At Last'
  • 'Highway'
  • 'Tons Of Sobs'

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Which U.S band covered "She's Not There" by The Zombies on their eponymous debut LP in 1967?

  • Country Joe & The Fish
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • Vanilla Fudge
  • The Byrds

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What was the name of the instrumental tour-de-force that the Edgar Winter Group released as a single in 1973?

  • 'Count Dracula'
  • 'Frankenstein'
  • 'Werewolf'
  • 'Cyclops'

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Status Quo left Pye Records in 1972 to join which progressive subsidiary of the Phillips/Phonogram label?

  • Harvest
  • Island
  • Deram
  • Vertigo

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Which group was formed by the keyboardist from The Zombies in 1969 and featured Russ Ballard as writer and vocalist?

  • Argent
  • Aphrodite's Child
  • Amen Corner
  • Aardvark

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Which make of drum kits did Keith Moon of The Who use the most?

  • Tama
  • Ludwig
  • Premier
  • Pearl

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Who sang the original vocal on Hawkwind's 'Silver Machine' single at the Roundhouse in 1972, and wasn't pleased when he discovered his vocals had been overdubbed by Lemmy?

  • Dave Brock
  • Robert Calvert
  • Nik Turner
  • Simon King

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Led Zeppelin's 4 symbols are well known enough, but do you know whose symbol this was that also appeared on the inner sleeve of their fourth album?

  • Ian Stewart
  • Peter Grant
  • Andy Johns
  • Sandy Denny

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The Pink Floyd LP 'Obscured By Clouds' is the soundtrack to which film by Barbet Schroeder released in 1972?

  • 'La Vallee'
  • 'Zabriskie Point'
  • 'Live at Pompeii'
  • 'The Wall'

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Which band rendered 3 of their audience unconscious and entered the 'Guinness World Records' as the loudest group during their Rainbow Concert in London 1972?

  • Led Zeppelin
  • Black Sabbath
  • Deep Purple
  • Genesis

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What was the AC/DC track that was used as theme music for the 'Beavis & Butthead' series?

  • 'Gone shootin''
  • 'Dog eat dog'
  • 'Sin City'
  • 'The jack'

 

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