Barkham Village Residents Association

As it was the 50th anniversary of the release of Love Me Do and the Magical Mystery Tour was filmed in Barkham (OK, not true –Ed), the theme for this quiz is The Beatles.

  1. Q. What is the link between 20 Forthlin Road and "Mendips"?

  2. Q. Who was the original bassist when they were a 5 piece group (pre "Fab Four")?

  3. Q. Who was the Beatles manager until he died in 1967?

  4. Q. On whose TV show did they appear in February 1964 which brought them to the attention of the American public for the first time?

  5. Q. In April 1964 they had the top 5 in the US Billboard Chart. Can you name 3 of the 5 songs?
  6. Q. "Our World" was the first international live satellite broadcast in June 1967. Which song did the Beatles perform?

  7. Q. Which song features the line "...and the fireman rushes in from the pouring rain – very strange..."?

  8. Q. What was screened on BBC1 between a Petula Clark special and a Norman Wisdom film on Boxing Day 1967?

  9. Q. Who played the guitar solo on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" from the White Album?

  10. Q. On Abbey Road, what is the next line after "You should have seen Polythene Pam..."


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