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History of Rock Music: Exam 2

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Herman's Hermits
Peter Noone was the lead singer to which of the following British bands?
1964
The Beatles arrived in the United States in which year?
blues-inspired cover songs
The early songs in the Rolling Stones' career were primarily
False
The Beatles played their last public concert at Yankee Stadium in 1966.
Eric Burdon
The Animals were fronted by the powerful blues singing of:
True
The Rolling Stones typically avoided AABA song forms that the Beatles did frequently use.
True
Both the Kinks and the Who represent bands that defy Stones-type and Beatles-type categorizations
False
Beatles-type bands included the Animals and the Yardbirds
frenzy created by fans at the Beatles' live performances
"Beatlemania" refers to the:
The who
The Detours was the original name of which band?
the Quarry Men
The original name for the Beatles was:
True
Initially, the Rolling Stones did not write their own music and preferred covering songs
Mitch Mitchell
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
Cliff Richard
Who among the following was NEVER a member of the Beatles?
True
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
False
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.
Pete Townshend
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?
True
The first Beatles' hits in the United States were released on independent record labels
improvisatory passages performed by the Yardbirds
"Rave-ups" were
"Love Me Do"
The Beatles' first song released by Parlophone was
False
The Animals found popularity in the U.S. with the "Manchester Sound."
False
"Please Please Me" was the song that finally broke the Beatles into the American pop market in late 1963.
Liverpool
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
Chuck Berry
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?
Ray Davies
the kinks featured the songwriting of
Skiffle
"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:
Brian Jones
In the early years of the Rolling Stones, the group was led by:
True
The lead singers of the Turtles eventually would go on to work with Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention.
Barry McGuire
"Eve of Destruction" was recorded by:
the Lovin' Spoonful
John Sebastian was a member of which New York-based band?
Social injustices
Early songs by Bob Dylan focused on:
Trumpet
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:
False
John Phillips was a singer/songwriter/arranger for the Byrds
True
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
False
Simon and Garfunkel initially recorded "Sounds of Silence" with electric instruments.
"Masters of War"
Song about the Vietnam conflict
The Hawks
Backup band that played with Bob Dylan
"Turn, turn, turn"
Pete Seeger song covered by the Byrds
David Crosby
member of the Byrds
the Wrecking Crew
studio musicians who recorded for the Byrds
Tom and Jerry
original name for Simon and Garfunkel
Cass Elliot
member of the mamas and the papas
Glen Campbell
replaced Brian Wilson on tour
Pet Sounds
innovative album by the beach boys
nuggets
collection of rare and unknown garage-band singles
false
as hippies, sonny and cher were embraced by the establishment culture
Woody Guthrie
Bob Dylan's idol was
"Mr. Tambourine Man"
The first international number one folk-rock single was
the Whiskey-a-go-go
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?
True
American's most commercially successful answer to the Beatles was the Monkees
False
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
Paul McCartney
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?
True
James Brown often fined musicians who made mistakes during performances.
Detroit
Motown Records was located in which city?
False
Curtis Mayfield was most famously involved as a producer for the Four Tops.
more pop-oriented
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:
False
The quintessential Motown girl group in the 1960s was the Temptations.
Diana Ross
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
"My Girl"
a hit song for the Temptations
Marvin Gaye
had hit duet songs with Tammi Terrell
Jerry Wexler
music producer who worked with Atlantic and Stax Records
David Porter and Isaac Hayes
songwriters from Stax Records
Soulsville, USA
nickname for Stax Records
"Respect"
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
Ahmet Ertegun
One of the cofounders of Atlantic Records was
False
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?
True
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?
Columbia
Aretha Franklin's first record contract was with which label?
The temptations
Which Motown group showcased the high tenor voice of Eddie Kendricks?
True
In the early 1960s, Stax was a much smaller operation than Motown.
Otis Redding
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:
Chess
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:
funk
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?
False
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?
secretary
Originally, Martha Reeves was hired by Motown as a
True
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?
Grace Slick
Which Great Society singer was brought on to replace Signe Anderson of Jefferson Airplane?
False
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?
Smiley Smile
Which Beach Boys album was released in place of SMiLE?
True
In psychedelic music, the music is the soundtrack that provides a trip itself.
Syd Barrett
Which member of Pink Floyd was replaced by Dave Gilmour?
True
The Doors, Love, and Iron Butterfly all were important bands from the Los Angeles psychedelic scene.
college-age listeners
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?
False
The first rock band to be billed as a "supergroup" was Pink Floyd
Chas Chandler
Which musician was responsible for bringing Jimi Hendrix to London?
Capitol
Both the Beach Boys and the Beatles were on which U.S. record label?
Astral Weeks
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
False
John Lennon encouraged listeners to think of Sgt. Pepper as a concept album.
Marty Balin
All of the following were members of the Grateful Dead EXCEPT
True
Jimi Hendrix first made his mark on the London psychedelic scene
True
"Good Vibrations" consumed more studio time and budget allocation than any other pop single ever had before.
True
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:
Okeh
Which of the following labels did Columbia revive in the 1950s to explore new R&B markets?
Muscle Shoals
Where was Fame Studios located?
True
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?
True
Berry Gordy's method of production was derived from Brill Building practices.
the Band
Bob Dylan worked with which group in Woodstock, New York?
False
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
Haight-Ashbury
Victorian neighborhood that was the center for the San Francisco psychedelic scene
Tom Donahue
started a free-form FM radio show in San Francisco
the Warlocks
original name for the Grateful Dead
Janis Joplin
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
False
The Beach Boys formed Apple Records when they decided to take over their own business affairs.
True
One of the most important aspects of Sgt. Pepper was that it shifted the focus to an entire album as opposed to the single.
Timothy Leary
"Turn on, tune in, and drop out" was the slogan of which proponent of LSD?
Jim Morrison
The lead singer of the Doors was
Abbey Road
Which Beatles album was the last studio album the band completed?
1969
The Woodstock Music and Art Festival was held during which year?
Ringo Starr
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?
True
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:
True
the Four Seasons represented a New York-based act whose success was affected negatively by the British invasion
"Louie Louie"
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?
false
Bob Dylan's success was fueled by appearances of his singles on the pop charts.
true
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:
Neil Diamond
All of the following were members of the Monkees EXCEPT: