Weekly update: 20th – 26th June 2022

This week:

1955, Elvis Presley played the first two of five sold-out performances to over 12,000 fans in two days, in Beaumont, Texas, in benefit shows for the local police department.
Hound Dog Worksheet Lyric Video

World Music Day
Over 13,000 karaoke songs
Over 360 worksheets

1979, ‘Live Killers’, Queen’s first live album, was released in the UK.
We Will Rock You Worksheet Lyric Video

1971, David performed at the second Glastonbury Festival at 5am, playing ten songs solo and with Mick Ronson.
Space Oddity: Worksheet Lyric video

1977, returning to his hotel after his concert in Madison, WI, Elvis Presley saw a fight between two men and a gas station attendant. He got out of his limo striking a karate pose, but they recognised him and forgot the fight, taking photographs instead.
All Shook Up Worksheet
If You’re Looking For Trouble

Anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson (2009)
Six Michael Jackson and one Jackson 5 worksheet
Speak Up videos: ThrillerBeat ItABCBlame It On The Boogie

1977, Elvis Presley played his final concert to 18,000 people in Indianapolis.
Are You Lonesome Tonight?: Worksheet Karaoke Video

Number Ones, 20th June:

UK Elvis Presley-Good Luck Charm
US Ray Charles-I Can’t Stop Loving You

UK Don McLean-Vincent
US Sammy Davis Jr.-The Candy Man

UK Adam Ant-Goody Two Shoes
US Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder-Ebony And Ivory

UK Erasure-Abba-esque
US Mariah Carey-I’ll Be There (feat. Trey Lorenz)

UK Will Young – Light My Fire
US Ashanti-Foolish

UK Gary Barlow & The Commonwealth Band-Sing (feat. The Military Wives)
US Gotye-Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) Worksheet

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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