Can you guess these ’60s singers just from their image? Take this amazing quiz to find out how we take a journey through the music history of the 60s.
By the 1960s, they were at home in many ways that people conversed, from going to the movies to the opera. There was something for almost everything.
Almost all forms of entertainment at the time were accompanied by music, music that was usually heard live as computers were not as common as they are today. So if you were genuinely interested in an artist, chances are you had a chance to hear them in the real world.
Do you have what it takes to guess these singers?
. Truly iconic, none other than ___.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
2. Revolutionizing the music industry at the time, none other than ___ can be.
James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer, and band leader.
3. Do you know the name?
The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961.
4. Can you guess the name?
The Supremes were an American female singing group and a leading act for Motown Records in the 1960s.
5. Really spectacular, none other than ___.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
6. In the picture we obviously see ____.
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, writer, and visual artist.
7. Can you guess the name here?
Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist.
8. Who is in the picture?
Elvis Aaron Presley, also known as Elvis, was an American singer, musician, and actor.
9. Can you guess the name?
Samuel Cook, known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur.
10. It’s worth remembering. Do you know who it is
James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
11. We’ve heard it for decades, do you know the name?
Ray Charles Robinson was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer.
12. As the creator of timeless classics, can you guess the name?
Otis Ray Redding Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.
13. Unique, known as ____.
The Temptations are an American vocal group that released a number of successful singles and albums with Motown Records in the 1960s and 1970s.
14. Truly the best known as ____.
The Miracles were an American rhythm and blues singing group that was the first successful recording act for Berry Gordy’s Motown Records.
15. The picture is called ____ and really shows it.
The Byrds were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
16. Do you know the name?
Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
17. Can you guess the name?
The Four Seasons are an American rock and doo-wop band that became internationally successful in the 1960s and 1970s.
18. Can you remember the name?
The Who are an English rock band formed in London in 1964.
19. Do you have what it takes to guess the singer?
Wilson Pickett was an American singer and songwriter.
20. Do you know the name, a singer worth listening to?
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known professionally as Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.
21. Can you remember the name?
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies in Muswell Hill, North London.
22. A legendary singer known as ____.
Roy Kelton Orbison was an American singer, songwriter, and musician known for his passionate singing style, complex song structures, and dark, emotional ballads.
23. Can you guess the name?
The Impressions were an American musical group originally formed in 1958.
24. Who could it be?
The Shirelles were an American girls group that excelled at rhythm and blues, doo-wop, and soul music, and gained popularity in the early 1960s.
25. Can you guess from the decisions?
The Doors were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965 with singer Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
26. The picture says it all, can you?
The Drifters are an American doo-wop and R&B / soul singing group.
27. Unmistakable, do you know who it is?
The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan who helped shape the city’s Motown sound in the 1960s.
28. Do you know who is the best that is relevant to date?
Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
29. Can you guess the name?
Martha and the Vandellas were an American vocal girl group founded in Detroit in 1957.
30. Can you remember the name?
Dion Francis DiMucci, better known as Dion, is an American singer and songwriter.
31. An iconic band known as ____.
Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band based in San Francisco, California that became one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock.
32. Can you guess the name?
The Mamas and the Papas was an American folk-rock vocal group that recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968.
33. Who could they be?
Sam & Dave were an American soul and R&B duo that performed together from 1961 to 1981.
34. Can you guess from the decisions?
Solomon Vincent McDonald Burke was an American preacher and singer who, as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s, shaped the sound of rhythm and blues.
35. Really spectacular, none other than ___.
Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. was an American soul singer and performer.
36. In the picture we obviously see ____.
Creedence Clearwater Revival, also known as Creedence and CCR, was an American rock band that recorded and performed from 1968 to 1972.
37. Can you guess the name here?
Booker T. & the MG’s are an American instrumental R & B / funk band that have significantly influenced the sound of Southern Soul and Memphis Soul.
38. Who is in the picture?
Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco. Active from 1966 to 1983.
39. Try to guess the name from the picture, it is none other than ____.
The Monkees are an American rock and pop band that was originally active between 1966 and 1971.
40. Simply the best known as ____.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963.