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Lyrics From 1965 - Part 1- Folk Rock
Music from 1965
"1965 - this was a year of transition for popular music. Musical themes became more serious, the lyrics became a little edgier. This quiz will focus on the development of folk-rock in 1965."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
In The Byrds song "Turn, Turn, Turn", the lyric states that "To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven". The lyric then itemizes polar opposites for which there is a time - for instance "A time to be born, a time to die". Which of the following 'opposites' is not mentioned in the lyrics?
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A time to laugh, a time to weep
A time of peace, a time of war
A time to eat, a time to fast
"Think of all the hate there is in Red China
Then take a look around to Selma, Alabama
You may leave here for four days in space
But when you return, it's the same old place
The poundin' of the drums, the pride and disgrace,
You can bury your dead, but don't leave a trace,
Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace"
Rather cynical lyrics to which song?
The Universal Soldier
The Dawn Of Correction
The Eve Of Destruction
The Times They Are A-Changin'
"So let them say your hair's too long
'Cause I don't care, with you I can't go wrong
Then put your little hand in mine
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb"
Another #1 from 1965. It's title?
You've Got Your Troubles
I Got You Babe
What Now My Love
Baby Don't Go
"You used to ride on your chrome horse with your diplomat
Who carried on his shoulder a siamese cat
Ain't it hard when you discovered that
He really wasn't where it's at
After he took from you everything he could steal"
Lay Lady Lay
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Like A Rolling Stone
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
"You say you're lookin' for someone
Never weak but always strong
To protect you and defend you
Whether you are right or wrong
Someone to open each and every door"
Another Dylan lyric that became a hit. Can you identify it?
Just Like A Woman
I Want You
Positively Fourth Street
It Ain't Me Babe
Yet another Dylan composition that charted in 1965 was the song "All I Really Want To Do". Each verse begins with a disclaimer of sorts, usually starting with "I ain't lookin' to_________." All of the following are among the things the singer promises not to do except for one, and it is?
I ain't lookin' to compete with you
I ain't lookin' to block you up
I ain't lookin' to fight with you
I ain't lookin' to move in with you
"Yeah, I got to ramble, whoa-oh
I got to move on, whoa-oh
I got to walk away my blues"
These lines come from which big hit of 1965?
You Were On My Mind
Where Do You Go
Walk A Mile In My Shoes
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
"Take me for a trip upon your magic swirlin' ship
All my senses have been stripped
And my hands can't feel to grip
And my toes too numb to step
Wait only for my boot heels to be wanderin'"
Yet another Dylan classic. Fill in the blank - Mr. ____________ Man.
(One Word - percussion instrument - 10 letters)
"I never had a mother, I hardly knew my dad
I've been in town for eighteen years
You're the only boy I've had
I can't stay, maybe I'll be back some day"
What song was this?
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
Baby Don't Go
"It's a long, long journey so stay by my side
When I walk through the storm you'll be my guide, be my guide
If they gave me a fortune my treasure would be small
I could lose it all tomorrow and never mind at all
But if I should lose your love dear, I don't know what I'll do"
Although a popular folky number in 1965 and reaching #4 on the Billboard Charts, this song is rarely heard today even on Oldie stations. Can you recall it's title?
A World Of Our Own
This Little Light Of Mine
I'll Never Find Another You
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Compiled Jun 28 12