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Swinging Sixties Songbirds 
"This is the first of two quizzes looking at the success of female artistes during "The Swinging Sixties" in the UK. Chart positions will refer to the UK charts throughout."
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Let's begin with someone who was already popular before the 60s. She began singing on radio in 1942 at the age of 10, from radio she went into films and had a few hits in the 50s, however in 1960 she had her first number one with "Sailor" which led to a string of hits during the 60s including two monumental international number ones. Who is she?
Lulu is another singer who started very young. At the age of 15 years she had her first hit "Shout" in 1964. What was the name of her backing group on this recording?
How about trying something a bit more obscure? Billie Davis had one top ten hit and two minor hits in the 60s. The top ten hit was in 1963 - what was its title?
I want you to be my baby
He's the One
Angel of the Morning
The distinctive voice of Judith Durham led which Australian pop/folk group that was extremely successful in the 60s?
Sandie Shaw had her first hits in 1964 and was the first British artist to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967. What was the trademark of her early performances?
She dressed as a nun
She wore a false beard
She performed in bare feet
She had scary face make-up
Like Sandie Shaw and Lulu, Mary Hopkin was a British entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970. Prior to this she had an international number one in 1968 with "Those Were The Days". On which label, new at the time, was the recording released?
Unbelievably, a fourth Eurovision entrant - Clodagh Rodgers. She had to wait until 1969 before she had her first chart entry, which reached number three. What was it called?
Come Back and Shake Me
Lady Love Bug
Jack in the Box
From a singer born in Northern Ireland to one born the other side of the border at Clontarf, in the Republic. Jacky had a top ten hit in 1968 with a song which was the eponymous theme to a dubbed TV programme for children, originally made in Yugoslavia. What was the name of the theme song of the programme as screened in the UK?
"Have I the Right?" by The Honeycombs was a number one hit in 1964. Honey Lantree was one of the members of the band. She was a singer but also played which instrument?
Cilla Black was one of the most successful female chart entrants in the 60s. After first charting with a Beatles song in 1963 she also had success with some songs that were covers of American recordings. One of these was "Anyone Who Had a Heart", which was number one in 1963. From which American singer did she steal it?
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