Weekly update: 21st – 27th June 2021

This week:

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

1963, John Lennon and Paul McCartney finished writing ‘She Loves You’ at Paul’s home. His father said it was very nice but suggested they change the words to ‘yes, yes, yes’. They recorded the song four days later.
She Loves You Lyric Video The Beatles – An integrated technical-cultural-linguistic experience in Modern Music History

Number Ones, 21st June:

UK Elvis Presley-Surrender
US Pat Boone-Moody River

UK Middle Of The Road-Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
US Carole King-It’s Too Late

UK Smokey Robinson-Being With You
US Stars On 45-Stars On 45

UK Color Me Badd-I Wanna Sex You Up
US Paula Abdul-Rush Rush

UK Shaggy-Angel
US Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mýa & Pink-Lady Marmalade

UK Example-Changed The Way You Kiss Me
US Adele-Rolling In The Deep

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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