‘Monday Mind Workout’ – answers for Monday 7th December 2020

Yesterday’s Monday Mind Workout was based on 60s music – see the answers below:

1.True or false: Penny Lane is named after a real street in London – False, it’s street is in Liverpool
2. Who is the lead singer of The Who? Roger Doltrey
3.It’s Now or Never was the first 60s number one for which musical icon? Elvis Presley
4.Who sang the title track of 60s Bond film Thunderball? Tom Jones
5.Which Daydream Believer band initially began as a fictional band on a sitcom? The Monkees

6.Peter, Paul and Mary famously sang Leaving on a Jet Plane – but who wrote and sang the original version? John Denver
7.What is the best selling single of the 1960s in the UK? She Loves you by the Beatles
8.Which UK comedian had the best-selling UK single of 1965? Ken Dodd with Tears
9.The Animals formed in which UK city? Newcastle
10.What was the name of Tom Jones’ first number one in 1965, later popularised by Carlton in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? It’s Not unusual
11.Which iconic BBC music show premiered on 1st January 1964? Top of the Pops
12. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini was a 1990 hit for Bombalurina, but who sang the 1960 original? Brian Hyland
13. Which band were recording their first album at Abbey Road while The Beatles were recording Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Band? Pink Floyd
14. How many number one albums did Cilla Black have in the 60s? None, her first number one album was in 2015
15.Which American rocker was the final performer at Woodstock festival in 1969? Jimi Hendrix
16.Jim Morrison was the lead singer of which controversial band? The Doors
17.Name the song: “All the leaves are brown, And the sky is grey…” California Dreamin by The Mamas and The Papas

18.How many number ones did The Beatles have during the 1960s in the UK? 17

19.Gimme Shelter and Paint It Black were hits for which legendary British band? The Rolling Stones

20.Which blonde bombshell became the face of country music in the 60s? Dolly Parton