History of Rock Music: Exam 2
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Peter Noone was the lead singer to which of the following British bands?
The Beatles arrived in the United States in which year?
blues-inspired cover songs
The early songs in the Rolling Stones' career were primarily
The Beatles played their last public concert at Yankee Stadium in 1966.
The Animals were fronted by the powerful blues singing of:
The Rolling Stones typically avoided AABA song forms that the Beatles did frequently use.
Both the Kinks and the Who represent bands that defy Stones-type and Beatles-type categorizations
Beatles-type bands included the Animals and the Yardbirds
frenzy created by fans at the Beatles' live performances
"Beatlemania" refers to the:
The Detours was the original name of which band?
the Quarry Men
The original name for the Beatles was:
Initially, the Rolling Stones did not write their own music and preferred covering songs
Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames featured which future Jimi Hendrix drummer?
"I Want to Hold Your Hand"
The first Beatles' song to break through to #1 in the United States was
Who among the following was NEVER a member of the Beatles?
Even though British bands flooded the pop charts in the U.S. during the mid-1960s, American groups still continued to have chart success even after the British arrived.
Structural format found in American pop
All of the following describe "Tomorrow Never Knows" as a work of art EXCEPT
The music from rock's first wave from the U.S. in the 1950s had only a small impact on British rock in the 1960s.
Who among the following was responsible for songwriting for the Who?
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
Which song solidified the Rolling Stones' image as rock music's bad boys?
The first Beatles' hits in the United States were released on independent record labels
improvisatory passages performed by the Yardbirds
"Love Me Do"
The Beatles' first song released by Parlophone was
The Animals found popularity in the U.S. with the "Manchester Sound."
"Please Please Me" was the song that finally broke the Beatles into the American pop market in late 1963.
The Beatles were formed in which UK city?
nonmusical issues such as a band's image and its members' accents
From the perspective of American youth, the British invasion was centered on
The Animals' break in the music industry came after a UK tour with which musical act?
The Cavern Club
The Beatles were regular performers at which Liverpool venue?
the kinks featured the songwriting of
"Rock Island Line" as recorded by "Lonnie" Donegan is an example of:
Andrew Loog Oldham
The individual responsible for changing the image of the Rolling Stones was:
In the early years of the Rolling Stones, the group was led by:
The lead singers of the Turtles eventually would go on to work with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.
"Eve of Destruction" was recorded by:
the Lovin' Spoonful
John Sebastian was a member of which New York-based band?
Early songs by Bob Dylan focused on:
Which instrument was NOT typical in folk rock?
signing with major, California-based record labels
All of the following are elements of 1960s garage bands EXCEPT:
John Phillips was a singer/songwriter/arranger for the Byrds
New York was the center of the American pop scene in the early 1960s
the twelve-string guitar played by George Harrison in "A Hard Day's Night"
The "jingle-jangle" guitar sound heard in the music of the Byrds was inspired by
Simon and Garfunkel initially recorded "Sounds of Silence" with electric instruments.
"Masters of War"
Song about the Vietnam conflict
Backup band that played with Bob Dylan
"Turn, turn, turn"
Pete Seeger song covered by the Byrds
member of the Byrds
the Wrecking Crew
studio musicians who recorded for the Byrds
Tom and Jerry
original name for Simon and Garfunkel
member of the mamas and the papas
replaced Brian Wilson on tour
innovative album by the beach boys
collection of rare and unknown garage-band singles
as hippies, sonny and cher were embraced by the establishment culture
Bob Dylan's idol was
"Mr. Tambourine Man"
The first international number one folk-rock single was
Which music venue was significant in establishing Johnny Rivers as a live act
The four seasons
Which of this following bands was least affected by the British invasion?
American's most commercially successful answer to the Beatles was the Monkees
When British bands arrived in the US, it erased American pop acts from the chart
Where the action is
Paul Revere and the Raiders received exposure from what television show?
The four seasons
Frankie Valli was the lead vocalist for
The Beach Boys' song "God Only Knows" was once called the "perfect" pop song by which individual?
"The Sounds of Silence"
Which song helped Simon and Garfunkel re-emerge as successful folk-rock musicians?
being subversive to the establishment due to their hippie image
Despite being considered family entertainment, Sonny and Cher were also noted for
eplacing drums with symphonic string
All of the following are musical characteristics of the song "California Girls" EXCEPT:
Bringin' it all back home
On which Bob Dylan album did half of the songs use electric instruments?
Jim Stewart and Estelle Axton
Who were the founders of Stax Records?
James Brown often fined musicians who made mistakes during performances.
Motown Records was located in which city?
Curtis Mayfield was most famously involved as a producer for the Four Tops.
In comparison to Atlantic/Stax, the musical style of Motown is often viewed as:
Booker T. & the MG's
Many Stax recordings depended on their studio band called:
The quintessential Motown girl group in the 1960s was the Temptations.
Which member of the Supremes left the group in 1969 to focus on a solo career?
the Funk Brothers
a studio band for Motown Records
"Someday We'll Be Together"
the last song released before Diana Ross started her solo career
a hit song for the Temptations
had hit duet songs with Tammi Terrell
music producer who worked with Atlantic and Stax Records
David Porter and Isaac Hayes
songwriters from Stax Records
nickname for Stax Records
a cover version was recorded by Aretha Franklin
Cropper and Dunn
two members from Booker T. & the MG's
the Fabulous Flames
a group that worked with James Brown for a period of time
One of the cofounders of Atlantic Records was
There are no stylistic differences between Atlantic's approaches to sweet and southern soul
the former band name for the Supremes
Who were the Primettes?
Berry Gordy's desire to appeal to white audiences prompted criticism that Motown sold out to white America.
Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland
The period 1964-1967 at Motown was dominated by which writing and production team?
Aretha Franklin's first record contract was with which label?
Which Motown group showcased the high tenor voice of Eddie Kendricks?
In the early 1960s, Stax was a much smaller operation than Motown.
Which Stax artist died in a plane crash in 1967?
"Fingertips, Pt. 2"
Stevie Wonder's first number-one hit on the pop and rhythm and blues chart was:
The Chicago record label ________________ released a broad range of black pop during the 1960s by artists such as Etta James, Sugar Pie DeSanto, and Jackie Ross
accusations that Motown has sold out
Berry Gordy's desire to appeal to white audiences prompted:
James Brown's musical style turned toward
to hold a final test for each song, including its arrangement and recorded sound
What was the purpose of the "quality control" meetings at Motown?
The "delayed backbeat" is a concept specific to the Chess record label.
He was a choreographer who taught artists onstage movements and dance steps.
Who was Cholly Atkins?
Originally, Martha Reeves was hired by Motown as a
In the early 1960s, Stax was a much smaller operation than Motown
"In the Midnight Hour"
Which Stax song first used the rhythmic concept of the "delayed backbeat"?
"Penny Lane" and "Strawberry Fields Forever"
Which two Beatles songs were released as a double A-sided single prior to Sgt. Pepper?
Which Great Society singer was brought on to replace Signe Anderson of Jefferson Airplane?
Psychedelic music was intended to appeal to young teens as well as college-age listeners.
Songs became longer and musical sounds more ambitious.
What was an important feature of music in its role as a drug trip and in achieving a higher state of consciousness?
Which Beach Boys album was released in place of SMiLE?
In psychedelic music, the music is the soundtrack that provides a trip itself.
Which member of Pink Floyd was replaced by Dave Gilmour?
The Doors, Love, and Iron Butterfly all were important bands from the Los Angeles psychedelic scene.
The primary target audience for psychedelic music was intended to be:
The Psychedelic Experience
Which book by Timothy Leary served as a guide to the experimental use of acid?
The first rock band to be billed as a "supergroup" was Pink Floyd
Which musician was responsible for bringing Jimi Hendrix to London?
Both the Beach Boys and the Beatles were on which U.S. record label?
Which album by Van Morrison combined elements of folk music, jazz, classical, and improvisational experimental aspects?
"blues in Technicolor"
the musicians in Big Brother and the Holding Company referred to their music as
John Lennon encouraged listeners to think of Sgt. Pepper as a concept album.
All of the following were members of the Grateful Dead EXCEPT
Jimi Hendrix first made his mark on the London psychedelic scene
"Good Vibrations" consumed more studio time and budget allocation than any other pop single ever had before.
Marvin Gaye initially sought a career as a pop crooner in the vein of Frank Sinatra and Nat "King" Cole.
doo-wop-style backup vocals
All of the following are musical features of James Brown's "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, Pt. I" EXCEPT:
Which of the following labels did Columbia revive in the 1950s to explore new R&B markets?
Where was Fame Studios located?
Rock communities embraced southern R&B as the "real thing."
slapping together two-by-fours
On the song "Baby Love," what was used to create the hand claplike sounds in the introduction?
Sam and Dave
Which artists were provided "on loan" to Stax studio by Jerry Wexler?
Berry Gordy's method of production was derived from Brill Building practices.
Bob Dylan worked with which group in Woodstock, New York?
Eric Clapton made a name for himself at the 1967 Monterey Rock Festival after he set his guitar on fire.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
considered rock's first concept album
Victorian neighborhood that was the center for the San Francisco psychedelic scene
started a free-form FM radio show in San Francisco
original name for the Grateful Dead
influenced by blues singers like Bessie Smith and Big Mama Thornton
Pipers at the Gates of Dawn
debut album by Pink Floyd
Axis: Bold as Love
Hendrix album that demonstrates his musical experimentations
the Lizard King
the alter ego of Jim Morrison
the Hells Angels
hired as security at Altamont
Isle of Wight
large festival in the United Kingdom
The Beach Boys formed Apple Records when they decided to take over their own business affairs.
One of the most important aspects of Sgt. Pepper was that it shifted the focus to an entire album as opposed to the single.
"Turn on, tune in, and drop out" was the slogan of which proponent of LSD?
The lead singer of the Doors was
Which Beatles album was the last studio album the band completed?
The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was held during which year?
Which Beatle sings as the character Billy Shears on Sgt. Pepper?
the Grateful Dead was signed to a major record label
All of the following were signs of the underground psychedelic movement in San Francisco EXCEPT
rhythm and blues
Which type of music influenced the New York-based band the Rascals?
Most garage bands did not have more than one hit.
evoke the fun and humor of Beatles films
The intent of The Monkees television show was to:
"River Deep, Mountain High"
Which song did Phil Spector consider a failure, leading him to retire from the music business?
his anger over criticism from the folk community
The Bob Dylan song "Positively 4th Street" focused on:
the Four Seasons represented a New York-based act whose success was affected negatively by the British invasion
Which song is regarded as the first important garage band hit on a national level?
sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Pet Sounds was influential for which Beatles' album?
Bob Dylan's success was fueled by appearances of his singles on the pop charts.
The lead singers of the Turtles eventually would go on to work with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.
caesar and Cleo
Sonny and Cher initially performed under the names:
All of the following were members of the Monkees EXCEPT:
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