Weekly update: 12th – 18th February 2024

This week:
1997, David Bowie, with wife Iman, accepted a plaque in Hollywood as he was inducted to the Walk of Fame with a star outside the Galaxy Theatre. Twenty years later, in 2017, ★ Blackstar won four Grammy Awards.
Fame: Lyric video

World Radio Day
Radio Ga Ga – Queen Lyric video
Video Killed The Radio Star – The Buggles Lyric video
No One to Call – Caitlin Rose

Video Killed The Radio Star: Speak Up magazine Speak Up video
Radio programmes:
RAI: Tune Into English – la spiegazione di cinque brani sulla tema della radio.
Fergal Kavanagh

Valentine’s Day
That’s Amore – Dean Martin: Speak Up videoLyric video

1973, Elvis Presley interrupted the Dinner Show at the Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, saying he had the flu. He returned to complete the show but cancelled the midnight one.
All Shook Up: WorksheetLyric Video

1968, John and Cynthia Lennon with George and Pattie Harrison arrived in Delhi, India, to study Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh. The other Beatles and partners arrived four days later.
The Beatles – An integrated technical-cultural-linguistic experience in Modern Music History

1975, the single ‘Young Americans’ was released in the USA four days before the UK and became David Bowie’s biggest US hit to date, reaching Number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Lyric Video

1990, Freddie Mercury made his final public appearance with Queen to collect the BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, in London.
We Are The Champions: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

Number Ones, 12th February:

UK Eddie Calvert-Oh, Mein Papa
US Eddie Fisher-Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa)

UK The Searchers-Needles And Pins
US The Beatles-I Want To Hold Your Hand

UK Mud-Tiger Feet
US Love Unlimited Orchestra-Love’s Theme

UK Frankie Goes To Hollywood-Relax
US Culture Club-Karma Chameleon Worksheet

UK D:Ream-Things Can Only Get Better
US Celine Dion-The Power Of Love

UK LMC vs U2-Take Me To The Clouds Above
US OutKast-Hey Ya!

UK Clean Bandit-Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne) Speak Up video

US Katy Perry-Dark Horse (feat. Juicy J)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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