Statistics for Music by Year, 1950-1969

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Answer Stats

Year Hint Answer % Correct
1969Jimi Hendrix plays a psychedelic version of the National Anthem
at this musical festival.
Woodstock
93%
1964"Mania" ensues as this band visits the U.S..The Beatles
93%
1955Art Garfunkel writes his first song with this other singer.Paul Simon
91%
1966"Good Vibrations", by this band, goes to #1 on the pop charts.The Beach Boys
87%
1968This singer performs at Folsom State Prison.Johnny Cash
86%
1957Elvis buys this house.Graceland
81%
1960Chubby Checker invites you to do this dance move.The Twist
79%
1959This singer is killed in a plane crash, along with Ritchie Valens
and the Big Bopper.
Buddy Holly
73%
1967This singer records "Sitting On the Dock of the Bay", but dies in
a plane crash just a few days later.
Otis Redding
69%
1954The Chordettes implore this man to "bring them a dream".Mr. {Sandman}
69%
1962This novelty song becomes a "Graveyard Smash".Monster Mash
66%
1958This rock and roller records "Johnny B. Goode".Chuck Berry
65%
1961This eleven year old piano-playing prodigy is signed by Motown Records.Stevie Wonder
61%
1965This icon dismays fans by playing electric music at the Newport Folk Festival.Bob Dylan
61%
1956This European song contest occurs for the first time.Eurovision
59%
1963This folk trio releases "Puff (The Magic Dragon)".Peter, Paul
and Mary
57%
1953This flamboyant piano player debuts at Carnegie Hall.Liberace
55%
1951This singer records his signature tune, "Unforgettable".Nat King Cole
49%
1950This New Orleans piano player has his first hit song with "The Fat Man".Fats Domino
37%
1952This city's "Moondog Coronation Ball" is considered by many to be
the world's first rock & roll concert.
Cleveland
20%

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