Weekly update: 14th – 20th March 2022

This week:

14th
1983, Michael Jackson was filming the video for ‘Beat It’ with 25 dancers and 50 gang members, on Skid Row, Hollywood.
Lyric VideoSpeak Up Video

15th
1993, ‘Jump They Say’ about David’s half-brother Terry, was released, proceeds going to a charity run by Arsenio Hall. Bowie’s first solo album in six years, Black Tie White Noise, co-produced by Nile Rodgers, came out three weeks later.
Full album: Lyric Videos

16th
1971, The Beatles’ Let It Be won a Grammy for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture. Paul, with Linda, collected the award from John Wayne, saying just “Thank you”.
Full album: Lyric Videos

17th
St. Patrick’s Day
Ireland worksheets
Irish Karaoke
Tune Into Ireland
Speak Up videos:
Rattlin’ Bog
The Great Song of Indifference – Bob Geldof

18th
Global Recycling Day
The 3 R’s (The Magic Number) – Jack Johnson: Worksheet Lyric Video

19th
Father’s Day (Italy)
Worksheets:
Welcome To The Black Parade – My Chemical Romance / Father And Son – Cat Stevens /Father & Friend – Alain Clark / Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own – U2
Father & Friend – Alain Clark
Speak Up Video: Father & Son

20th
International Day of Happiness
Happy – Pharrell Williams: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

Number Ones, 14th March:

1962
UK Elvis Presley-Can’t Help Falling In Love
US Bruce Channel-Hey! Baby

1972
UK Harry Nilsson-Without You
US Harry Nilsson-Without You

1982
UK Joe Dolce-Shaddap You Face
US The J. Geils Band-Centerfold

1992
UK Shakespears Sister – Stay
US Mr. Big-To Be With You

2002
UK Will Young-Anything Is Possible
US Jennifer Lopez-Ain’t It Funny (feat. Ja Rule)

2012
UK Gotye-Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) Worksheet
US Kelly Clarkson-Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)

2022
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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