Weekly update: 22nd – 28th June 2020

This week:

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

1983, David Bowie performed to 47,444 fans at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, on the Serious Moonlight tour, then the biggest concert ever in Scotland.
Let’s Dance Lyric video
”Heroes” Worksheet

Number Ones, 22nd June:

UK The Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown
US The Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown

UK Mungo Jerry-In The Summertime
US The Beatles-The Long And Winding RoadWorksheet

UK Don McLean-Crying
US Lipps Inc.-Funkytown

UK New Order-World In Motion
US Roxette-It Must Have Been Love

UK Sonique-It Feels So Good
US Aaliyah-Try Again

UK Shout For England-Shout (feat. Dizzee & James Corden)
US Katy Perry-California Gurls (feat. Snoop Dogg)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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