Weekly update: 14th – 20th October 2024

This week:

1991, Queen’s single ‘The Show Must Go On’ was released in the U.K.
Worksheet Lyric Video

1997, David Bowie performed at the GQ Awards in New York, with four songs from the performance featuring on his 1999 Bowienet-only release liveandwell.com.
Fashion: Worksheet Lyric Video

1954, after driving all night following a concert in Memphis, Elvis performed on the country music Louisiana Hayride radio show. By popular request, he was then booked to appear every week for a year.
All Shook Up: Worksheet Lyric Video

1974, John Lennon was filmed by the BBC walking around New York for an unreleased video for ‘Whatever Gets You Thru The Night’. The footage was finally used for the 2003 video for ‘Mind Games.’
Working Class Hero: Worksheet Lyric Video

1957, Paul McCartney joined John Lennon’s band The Quarrymen as lead guitarist appearing onstage for the first time at the New Clubmoor Hall, Liverpool.
The Quarrymen (The Beatles)-In Spite Of All The Danger Lyric Video
With A Little Help From My Friends Worksheet

2001, recording of Michael Jackson’s ‘What More Can I Give’ was completed, featuring Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Shakira and others, and inspired by the 9/11 attacks.
Lyric Video

2001, David Bowie opened the Concert for New York City 9/11 benefit show at Madison Square Garden with a minimalist cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’ sitting cross-legged and playing a basic electric keyboard.
Lyric Video

“Heroes” Worksheet

Number Ones, 14th October:

UK Don Cornell-Hold My Hand
US Rosemary Clooney-Hey There

UK Roy Orbison-Oh, Pretty Woman Worksheet Speak Up video
US Roy Orbison-Oh, Pretty Woman Worksheet Speak Up video

UK John Denver-Annie’s Song
US Olivia Newton-John-I Honestly Love You

UK Stevie Wonder-I Just Called To Say I Love You Worksheet
US Stevie Wonder-I Just Called To Say I Love You Worksheet

UK Whigfield-Saturday Night
US Boyz II Men-I’ll Make Love To You

UK Eric Prydz-Call On Me
US Ciara-Goodies (feat. Petey Pablo)

US Meghan Trainor-All About That Bass
US Meghan Trainor-All About That Bass

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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