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British Invasion Quiz
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What was the term given to the public reaction to the Beatles when they arrived in America?
What year did the Beatles arrive in the US?
How many consecutive number one hits did the Beatles have on the Billboard charts?
Who was the Beatles manager who helped them craft their image?
What was the name of the Beatles movie that followed the band through a fictional day?
A Hard Day's Night
Who were the four band members when they came to America?
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison
True or false: The Beatles music was influenced by Eastern religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, etc.)
Which two of the Beatles are still alive?
Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney
Who were the main songwriters for much of the Beatles music?
John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Why was the American population in a poor mood prior to the arrival of the Beatles?
JFK assassination, Civil rights movement,
What sub-genre of rock and roll did the Beatles help create?
Psychedelic rock (drugs)
How did The Who affect music?
More amps, more electric guitar, wild stage performances
What kind of stage show did The Who create?
Who was the artist that The Who toured with in the late 60's which led to instruments being smashed on stage and other shenanigans?
The Who smashed their guitars on stage and kicked over amps at what music festival?
1967 Monterey Music Festival
What genre of rock and roll did The Who fall under?
Who were the two songwriters and lead men of The Who?
Roger Daltrey and Peter Townshend
What was the importance of the message of The Who's song, "My Generation"?
Spoke to the disaffected youth in both the UK and US
What was the other major music festival that both The Who and Jimi Hendrix performed at?
What style of music did the Rolling Stones start off playing?
What was one of the biggest changes that helped launch the Rolling Stones career?
They started writing their own songs.
What was their first major hit that the Rolling Stones wrote themselves?
The Rolling Stones considered themselves the antithesis (opposite) of what hit group during the 60's?
Who are the two original members of the Rolling Stones that still tour and perform?
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Why was the music of the blues so appealing to the youth movements in the UK and US?
The music gave a voice to what was really happening at the time.
Besides the Blues, what other genres of music did the Rolling Stones incorporate into their music?
R & B, Country
Who were some of the Blues artists that the Rolling Stones did cover songs of?
Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Jimmy Reed
Mick Jagger's dance moves were similar but more over the top than what earlier rock and roll artist?
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