Weekly update: 16th – 22nd January 2023

This week:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Worksheet: Pride (In the Name of Love) / MLK – U2
Lyric Videos:
Pride (In the Name of Love) MLK

1967, The Daily Mail published stories about the death of Guinness heir Tara Browne and the state of the roads in Blackburn. The Beatles began recording ‘A Day In The Life’ two days later.
A Day In The Life: Worksheet Lyric Video

1996, Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson, ending their 19-month marriage.
You Are Not Alone: Worksheet Lyric Video

1994, John Lennon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Paul McCartney giving a speech recalling his memories of their years together.
John Lennon – Working Class Hero: WorksheetLyric Video

1979, Queen played ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ for the first time, at the Stadthalle, Bremen, Germany.
WorksheetLyric Video

1969, Elvis Presley recorded ‘In The Ghetto’ at a late night session at American Studios, Memphis.
Lyric Video

1972, Melody Maker magazine published an interview with David Bowie where he said “I’m gay, and always have been, even when I was David Jones.”
Space Oddity: WorksheetLyric Video

Number Ones, 16th January:

UK Cliff Richard & The Shadows-The Next Time
US Steve Lawrence-Go Away, Little Girl

UK Jimmy Osmond-Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
US Carly Simon-You’re So Vain

UK Phil Collins-You Can’t Hurry Love
US Men At Work-Down Under

UK Whitney Houston-I Will Always Love You
US Whitney Houston-I Will Always Love You

UK Girls Aloud-Sound Of The Underground
US Eminem-Lose Yourself

UK James Arthur-Impossible
US Bruno Mars-Locked Out Of Heaven

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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