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1. One rock band of the 1960s wanted to take us "Truckin'" up to Buffalo, down to Bourbon Street, and finally home. Who were they?
2. People have raised eyebrows at some of the imagery in Lewis Carroll's books "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass". What was the name of the song in which the Jefferson Airplane suggested you "go ask Alice - when she's ten feet tall"?
3. According to the Moody Blues, what is "The Best Way to Travel"?
4. "Season of the Witch" is credited as being one of the first psychedelic songs. It was written and recorded by someone not from San Francisco, California. Who wrote the song which forced radio stations to play a five minute-long song when the usual songs of the day were half that length?
5. "Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream" is the opening line of a Beatles song in which the title is never mentioned in the lyrics. Which song was it?
6. Songwriters during rock 'n' roll's psychedelic era often combined allusions to non-mainstream art in their songwriting. One such example was "Pictures of Matchstick Men". Who released that song?
7. After the Beatles experimented with psychedelic concepts, other bands wanted to see if they could outdo them. Which rock band recorded "2000 Light Years From Home"?
8. Whoa, I think "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)"! I'm with a rock group from Los Angeles but I don't remember which one. Do you?
9. "Dear Mr. Fantasy" was a song co-written by Steve Winwood, who was a member of several rock groups in the 1960s. Which group was he with when he recorded this song?
10. In what may have been the first psychedelic song, who got "Eight Miles High" and then got their song banned on U.S. radio stations because of alleged drug references?
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