Who were the first artists to employ avant-garde theatrical confrontation during their concerts?
The Doors
What Detroit rock and roll band became invloved in the radical politics of the "White Panther Party?"
Why did Syd Barret only make one album with Pink Floyd?
He was mentally unstable, which was accelerated by LSD use
What British group became successful on the basis of a record that was the result of their being hired to make a stereo demonstration record, and went to the top of the charts with the single Nights in White Satin?
The Moody Blues
What is a Mellotron?
Early sampling instrument that employed banks of magnetic tape
Which record label often used gritty southern soul musicians to accompany Aretha Franklin’s heavily gospel-influenced soul records during the late 1960s?
Atlantic Records
Why type of music did Aretha Franklin sing and record before being discovered by John Hammond and Columbia records?
Southern soul
What was the name of James Brown’s top notch 1960s funk musicians who made a series of their own recordings under that same name?
The JBs
When did the funk style come together under James Brown with Cold Sweat?

What gender and racially integrated act made political and social commentary attractive and profitable for other soul and R&B artists in the late 1960s?

Sly and The Family Stone
What bass player introduced the influential "slap-bass" technique to the funk and soul scene?
Larry Graham
The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical Hair appeared what year?
Which highly successful publishing veteran Brill Building-era later picked out all of the early hits for The Monkees TV show and records?
Don Kirshner
What production team popularized bubble-gum music by producing the songs and hiring out the musicians for bands such as 1910 Fruitgum Company and Ohio Express?
Jerry Kasanetz and Jeff Katz
Jimmy Web is best known as:
One of the most successful pop songwriters of the 1960s
Where was the Rolling Stones’ disastrous, free Altamonte Speedway conert originally to be held?
Golden Gate Park
About how many people made it to the Woodstock Festival of 1969?
The LP (33 1/3 rpm) format finally outsold singles (45 rpm) after which year?
What year did full featured built-to-order recording consoles appear?
What company was the first to release the two-inch 24 recorder?
What city was the home of KMPX – the first commercially successful ;underground; FM radio station – in 1967?
San Francisco
What former head of Columbia records began Arista in the early 1970s?
Clive Davis
When did the big record retail chains appear?
What is the name of Led Zeppelin’s manager, who successfully challenged live venue contracts, moving more money towards the musicians who performed?
Peter Grant
When did the singer/songwriter style become popular?
Early 1970s
Which of the following folk artist cofounded the World Hunger Fund in the 1970s raising more than $5 million to feed famished people around the world?
Harry Chapin
What folk rock artist began his career with the country-rock band Buffalo Springfield, and has recently been hailed as a godfather of grunge and alternative music?
Neil Young
What singer/songwriter spent time in mental institutions and later became known for his artful, personel lyrics in songs like Fire and Rain?
James Taylor
Which artist mixed a poetic Dylanesque lyric with folk, jazz, and R&B to create classic albums including Astral Weeks and Moondance?
Van Morrison
Joni Mitchell’s fusion of jazz with her acoustic folk style led to her to collaborate with which composser/bassist, working on songs inspired by T.S. Eliot poems?
Jaco Pastorius
What British folk rock band launched the solo careers of both Sandy Denny and Richard Thompson?
Fairport Convention
What artist was renowned for his four-four concert marathons and embodying the spirit of the working class?
Bruce Springsteen
Whose production style was employed on Bruce Springsteen’s breakthrough Born To Run album?
Jon Landau
What band’s song lyrics revealed black magic, drugs, and mental illness- and rarely songs about relationships; and redefined ;heavy; with giant, primitive, scary riffs?
Black Sabbath
What rock artist first displayed shocking displays of grandiose violence as part of the entertainment?
Alice Cooper
Which British glam-rock artist hired Broadway designers to fabricate rock’s first full concert stage sets?
David Bowie
Which costumed glamed band added violent theatrics to their live shows, and were voted the Gallups Poll’s most popular band in 1977?
What band is touted as ;The Greatest Rock ; Roll Band; from the 1970s through today?
Who was the producer who produced Alice Cooper’s first hit records, and went on to produce the first platinum-selling Kiss release?
Bob Ezrin
The pioneering Led Zeppelin began as a new, improvising version of what famous 1960s British blues rock band?
The Yardbirds
The progressive rock era admitted a strong influence from what style of composition and musicianship?
What is the longest lasting and most successful progressive rock group?
What LP has the record number of weeks on the Billboard Album Chart?
Dark Side of the Moon
Who originally led the English art rock band Genesis?
Peter Gabriel
After Peter Gabriel left Genesis, which drummer, who had mostly been doing back up vocals, took over as lead singer?
Phil Collins
What event most led to Santana’s signing with Columbia Records in 1969?
Woodstock Music and Arts Fair
Which rock band fused blues and country with additional influences, expertly stretching out songs to over 30 minutes, becoming the precursor for a wave of southern rock bands that followed them?
The Allman Brothers
Southern rock gets its sound from what two predominant root styles?
Blues and country
Ronnie Van Zant was the lead singer and songwriter of what Southern Rock group?
Lynard Skynard
What group came to become the most successful southern California band, their Greatest Hits release later becoming the all time best-selling U.S. release?
The Eagles
The Grateful Dead made a shift away from psychedelia towards what style of rock music in the early 1970s?
Country and folk
Who produced the Eagles’ first two albums, including Take It Easy (as well as many classic albums of the Rolling Stones, the Steve Miller Band, the Who, CSN and Eric clapton)?
Glyn Johns