American Folk Music Quiz – 3 (12 Questions)

American Folk Music Quiz – 3

Which noted folksinger sang "We Shall Overcome" at the Woodstock Festival?

Which folk trio recorded "The John Birch Society" and similar social commentary songs?

John Denver was a member of Which folk group?

Bob Dylan has never had a Number One single on the US Billboard charts.

Where did the term Hootenanny originate?


The appearance of this folk singer in Peekskill, New York caused a riot.

During Christmas of 1971 a Folk song titled "Brand New Key" was at the top of the US Billboard Hot 100. Which folk singer recorded the song?

She made a career of playing her rural family's musical heritage on the mountain dulcimer.

Bob Dylan supposedly wrote "Positively 4th Street," which opened with the lyrics, "You got a lotta' nerve to say you are my friend," about which folk singer?

Who first recorded the "Banana Boat Song" in the 1950s?

This group started the Folk craze for Capitol Records back in the late 1950s with a song about love, murder and justice.

Which folk trio hit chart success with "Walk Right In?"

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