Weekly update: 28th February – 6th March 2022

This week:

28th
1981, Queen commenced their first ever tour of South America with a concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Another One Bites the Dust: WorksheetLyric Video

1st
Carnival
Worksheet: Celebration – Kool & The Gang

2nd
1960, Elvis Presley flew back to the USA from military service in Germany, with Priscilla waving him off. His plane refuelled in Scotland, his only visit to the UK (note, in 2008 rocker Tommy Steele said Elvis had a secret weekend in London in 1958).
Always On My Mind: WorksheetLyric Video

3rd
World Wildlife Day
Worksheets:
Roar – Katy Perry
The Lion Sleeps Tonight – The Tokens
The Fox – Ylvis
Speak Up Videos:
Roar
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Fox

4th
1966, The Evening Standard published an interview with John Lennon where he declared “we’re more popular than Jesus”.
An integrated technical-cultural-linguistic experience in Modern Music History

5th
World Book Day (UK & Ireland – rest of world 23rd April)
Book Quiz
Worksheets:
Paperback Writer – The Beatles
Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush

6th
1970, ‘Let It Be’, The Beatles’ final UK single, was released, reaching Number 2. Issued in the US five days later it became the then-highest ever debut in the US Billboard Hot 100, at No. 6, reaching No. 1 for two weeks.
Lyric Video

Number Ones, 28th February:

1962
UK Elvis Presley-Can’t Help Falling In Love
US Gene Chandler-Duke Of Earl

1972
UK Chicory Tip – Son Of My Father

US Harry Nilsson-Without You

1982
UK The Jam-Town Called Malice
US The J. Geils Band-Centerfold

1992
UK Shakespears Sister – Stay
US Right Said Fred-I’m Too Sexy

2002
UK Enrique Iglesias-Hero
US Ja Rule-Always On Time (feat. Ashanti)

2012
UK DJ Fresh-Hot Right Now (feat. Rita Ora)
US Kelly Clarkson-Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)

2022
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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