History of Rock Test 3

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The Whisky A-Go-Go gave birth to

The Go-Go girl

2

Who's next

contains 2 songs that use synthesizers as a foundation

3

He was a classically trained trumpet player before joining the Grateful Dead

Phil Lesh

4

The year the British invasion really took off

1964

5

This group contained future American folk rocker Graham Nash

The Hollies

6

The Grateful Dead album combines studio and live recordings

Anthem of the Sun

7

The Rolling stones were unable to tour in the US in the mid 1960s because of

Brian Jones's felony drug conviction

8

This group played at the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City, Nevada in the summer of 1965

The Charlatans

9

The Altamont Festival was notorious because a audience member was murdered during the performance

True

10

Which does NOT describe pre-British Invasion England

Many small independent labels

11

The song "Layla" was inspired by

George Harrison's wife Patti

12

He invented the Lizard King stage persona

Jim Morrison

13

The Beatles broke up because Yoko Ono forced John to quit

False

14

When the Rolling Stones appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1967 they

Changed the words to one of their songs

15

Which best describes Frank Zappa's music

Sophisticated Satirical

16

Duane Allman collaborated with Eric Clapton in the group:

Derek and the Dominoes

17

Beatles songs are credited as Lennon/McCartney because both John and Paul contributed to the writing of each:

False

18

This album could be describes as a manifesto to non-conformity:

Freak Out!

19

Which was NOT a part of the London Blues scene in the early 1960's

Jimi Hendrix

20

Sticky Fingers is famous for

The Andy Warhol designed cover

21

Which is true of Jim Morrison

He was arrested for exposing himself at a concert

22

Which person was NOT influential to Frank Zappa in his youth:

Edward R. Murrow

23

After Brian Jones's death, the Rolling Stone

Toured the US for the first time since 1964

24

Conventional wisdom holds that Woodstock was a success while Altamont was a failure

True

25

This album was dark and sneering, with 2 misogynistic songs

Aftermath

26

The lead vocalist for Jefferson Airplane

Grace Slick

27

What was the Family Dog

A collective that promoted hallucinogenic dances

28

Which was NOT an anti-war song

"Third Stone from the Sun"

29

The inspiration for the song "For What it's Worth"

The Riot on Sunset Strip

30

George Harrison organized this charity event in 1971

Concert for Bangladesh

31

The acid tests were staged by

Ken Kesey

32

This group briefly changed their name to identify with the London mod scence

The Who

33

From the beginning, the Rolling Stones audiences were more aggressive than those of the Beatles

True

34

Which is NOT true of The Who

They had more #1 hits than the Rolling Stones

35

He was raised by his grandparents after his mother abandoned him

Eric Clapton

36

The term Mersey Beat makes reference to the Mersey River

True

37

Which is NOT true of the Altamont Festival

Mick Jagger was seriously injured by a fan

38

He was responsible for changing the Beatles image

Brian Epstein

39

The Rolling Stones was the only group to perform at Altamont

False

40

Jimi Hednrix made his American debut here

Monterey Pop Fertival

41

The Jefferson Airplane played at the acid tests

False

42

Haight/Ashbury was home to the first hippy community

True

43

In the 1950s, most British rock and roll groups were actually more innovative than their American counterparts

False

44

The Who used this motto in the mid 1960's

Maximum R&B

45

Paul McCartney usually sang the songs he wrote

True

46

Which is NOT true of the Beatles coming to America

They were the first rock group to be invited to the White House

47

"Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Penny Lane" were originally intended to be included on this album

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

48

Eric Clapton's primary influence was

The blues

49

The Doors song that makes reference to the Oedipus mythology

"The End"

50

One of the first gigs for the Grateful Dead

The acid tests

51

Although Tommy was a big seller, critics planned it as a gimmick

False

52

This groups rock recording of a folk song went to #1

The Animals

53

He helped create the Grateful Dead's innovative sound system

Owsley Stanley

54

The British equivalent of the southern cat was the

Teddy boy

55

This Cream song is a cover of a Robert Johnson tune

"Crossroads"

56

This was the first British blues album

R&B at the Marquee

57

After the Beatles broke up Paul's music became darker while John's was more pop oriented

False

58

Which name is not associated with the others

The Kozmic Blues Band

59

Frank Zappa used this to explore computer-based music

Synclavier

60

Which is NOT true of Pete Townshend in the late 1960's

He studied acting

61

Soon after hiring Flo and Eddie, Frank Zappa

Began employing gross and sophomoric lyrics

62

Which is NOT correct, Jim Morrison died

While writing his memoirs

63

Which is NOT true, before joining the Doors, Jim Morrison

Had a stable, uneventful childhood

64

The term "Beatlemania" was coined by

The Daily Mirror

65

Janis Joplin's musical roots were in

The Blues

66

Ken Kesey wrote this book

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

67

The Charlatans set the stylistic tone for the 1960's Bay Area music scene

True

68

Two of the electric ballrooms in San Francisco were the Avalon and the:

Fillmore

69

Which is the correct Eric Clapton career path

Yardbirds/Blues Breakers/Cream/Blind Faith

70

The Beatles early rise to fame was due in large part to the constant airplay of their records by the BBC

False

71

The author of the Psychedelic Experience

Timothy Leary

72

He often made records by splicing together snippets of different tapes and adding overdubs

Frank Zappa

73

Most of the song about the Vietnam war were for it

False

74

Which unique fact about The Doors is true

The bass parts were played by the organist's left hand

75

Which is NOT a characteristic of the White Album

It was originally to be a no overdubs, back-to-basics concept

76

Rick and the Ravens were important because they

Morphed into The Doors

77

The Jefferson Airplane album includes the song "Somebody to Love"

Surrealistic Pillow

78

Which band was Janis Joplin NOT a member of

The Charlatans

79

Hunter S. Thompson, Greil Marcus, and Cameron Crowe were all

Writers for Rolling Stone Magazine

80

His interest in Indian music culture added to the diversity of Beatles songs

George Harrison

81

The Grateful Dead's followers

Deadheads

82

The Beatles album that more than any other is considered a cultural milestone

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

83

During the production of Let it Be, the Beatles performed a rooftop concert that was filmed

True

84

The Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)

Staged the first large-scaled anti-war rally

85

He coined the phrase "Turn on, tune in, drop out"

Timothy Leary

86

The Woodstock Music and Arts fair was held in

Bethel, New York

87

Which is NOT a characteristic of Revoler

Bob Dylan wrote one of songs

88

The film Gimme Shelter was shot at

The Altamont Festival

89

Rock music of the 1960's mirrored the culture changes going on in America

True

90

He was the leader of the Merry Pranksters

Ken Kesey

91

Rolling Stone magazine was founded in Los Angeles

False

92

He played the guitar left handed

Jimi Hendrix

93

In 1967, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, and Keith Richards all

Were arrested on drug charges

94

This band had a pension fund and a health insurance plan

The Grateful Dead

95

This Do-It-yourself music was popular in England in the 1950's

Skiffle

96

The debut album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience

Are You Experienced?

97

This was known as "the gathering of tribes"

Human be-in

98

Which best describes the Grateful Dead's early albums

Experimental

99

This band emerged from weekly jam sessions held in Haight Ashbury in 1965

Big Brother and the Holding Company

100

One unique highlight of this song is the use of a piccolo trumpet solo

"Penny Lane"

101

The Word hippie was first used

In a Newspaper article

102

The official cause of Brian Jones's death

Misadventure

103

In the early years, the "pretty boy" member of the Rolling Stones was

Brian Jones

104

Janis Joplin died before finishing her last album

True

105

Which is NOT associated with the Grateful Dead

Criticism for being too corporate, commercial

106

Early on, the Rolling Stones decided to portray themselves as

Anti-Beatles

107

Generally speaking, John Lennon's songwriting was more _____ than Paul's

Avant-garde

108

On this album, Phil Spector was brought in to finish the album

Let It Be

109

The Doors got their name from

A book by Aldous Huxley

110

He established a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in the Caribbean

Eric Clapton

111

This Beatles album was inspired by Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters

Magical Mystery Tour

112

Which was an important element of Jimi Hendrix's style

Distortion and Feedback

113

This group's sound system was called the Wall of Sound

The Grateful Dead

114

The only Beatles album that George Martin did not produce

Let IT Be

115

Some rock musicians began using psychedelic drugs to achieve increased levels of creativity

True

116

Generally speaking, the first Rolling Stones recording were mostly

R&B covers

117

The line, "I hope I die before I get old" is from this song

"My Generation"

118

Who were the Diggers

A radical theatre group

119

Although progressive rock radio is often associated with San Francisco, it was actually first tired in Philadelphia

True