Weekly update: 25th April – 1st May 2022

This week:

ANZAC Day, Australia & New Zealand
Waltzing Matilda: WorksheetLyric Video

1993, Michael Jackson made surprise visits to the Watts Health Foundation and two schools in Los Angeles South Central as part of his ‘Heal L.A.’ tour.
Heal The World: WorksheetLyric Video

1972, John Lennon declared publicly that deportation proceedings against him were politically motivated. New York Mayor John Lindsey wrote to US Immigration appealing for the decision to be reversed.
Working Class Hero: WorksheetLyric Video

1956, Col. Parker organised a matinée show for teenagers during Elvis Presley’s residency at the New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, with tickets costing $1 and including a free drink.
All Shook Up: WorksheetLyric Video

International Dance Day
Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
Come Dancing – The Kinks
Y.M.C.A. – Village People
Calico – Wheels Fargo and the Nightingale
Twist And Shout – The Beatles
The Ka Mate Haka
Speak Up videos:
Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
Y.M.C.A. – Village People: version 1version 2
Blame It On The Boogie – The Jackson 5
The Great Song of Indifference – Bob Geldof
If I Catch You – Michael Telò
Waka Waka – Shakira

International Jazz Day
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off – Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: WorksheetLyric Video

Labour Day/ International Workers’ Day
Sixteen Tons: Worksheet – – Lyric VideoSpeak Up video

Number Ones, 25th April:

UK The Shadows – Wonderful Land
US Elvis Presley-Good Luck Charm

UK Royal Scots Dragoon Guards-Amazing Grace
US Roberta Flack-The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

UK Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder-Ebony And Ivory
US Joan Jett & The Blackhearts-I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll

UK Right Said Fred-Deeply Dippy
US Kris Kross-Jump

UK Gareth Gates-Unchained Melody
US Ashanti-Foolish

UK Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe Worksheet
US fun.-We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monàe) Worksheet Speak Up video

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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