Weekly update: 22nd – 28th January 2024

This week:
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

1988, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’, the 3rd single and 3rd Number One from Bad, reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100, giving Michael Jackson his 10th solo chart topper.
Lyric Video

International Day of Education
Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) – Pink Floyd: WorksheetLyric VideoTric & Trac (audio translation)
ABC – The Jackson 5: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

1993, Michael Jackson opened the American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, with the first performance of ‘Dangerous’. He then won three awards.
Dangerous full album: Lyric Videos

Australia Day
Waltzing Matilda: WorksheetLyric Video

International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Worksheet: Yellow Triangle – Christy Moore

1969, Allen Klein met The Beatles for the first time at Apple Studios to discuss becoming their manager. Paul McCartney walked out of the meeting and chose to work with his future father- and brother-in-law Lee and John Eastman.
The Beatles – She’s Leaving Home: WorksheetLyric Video

Number Ones, 22nd January:

UK Eddie Calvert-Oh, Mein Papa
US Eddie Fisher-Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa)

UK Dave Clark Five-Glad All Over
US Bobby Vinton-There! I’ve Said It Again

UK The New Seekers – You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me
US Al Wilson-Show And Tell

UK Paul McCartney-Pipes Of Peace
US Yes-Owner Of A Lonely Heart

UK D:Ream-Things Can Only Get Better
US Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Sting – All For Love

UK Michelle McManus-All This Time
US OutKast-Hey Ya!

UK Pharrell Williams-Happy Worksheet Speak Up video

US Pitbull-Timber (feat. Ke$ha)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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