Weekly update: 30th August – 5th September 2021

This week:

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Worksheet: They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) – Sting / Mothers Of The Disappeared – U2

Lyric Videos: They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) – Sting / Mothers Of The Disappeared – U2

Anniversary of the Italian release of the film Grease (1978)
Worksheets: Summer NightsGrease

Speak Up video
Lyric Videos for The Original Soundtrack

1987, Bad, Michael Jackson’s seventh solo album, was released. The 18-minute video for the title track , directed by Martin Scorsese, also premiered on CBS TV.
Full album: Lyric Videos

2016, Queen guitarist Brian May unveiled a Heritage Blue plaque at Freddie Mercury’s former home in Feltham, West London.
Queen – Let Me Live: Worksheet – Lyric Video

2nd – 5th
Anniversary of the Great Fire of London (1666)
London Calling – The Clash
LDN – Lily Allen
Tune Into London

1968, Eric Clapton joined The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios to record his lead guitar part on ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’.
Karaoke Video

Anniversary of the surrender of Apache chief Geronimo U.S. government troops (1886)
Geronimo – Sheppard: Worksheet Lyric VideoSpeak Up video

International Day of Charity
Another Day In Paradise – Phil Collins
Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid 19842014

Number Ones, 30th August:

UK Helen Shapiro-You Don’t Know
US Joe Dowell-Wooden Heart

UK Diana Ross-I’m Still Waiting
US The Bee Gees-How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

UK Aneka-Japanese Boy
US Diana Ross-Endless Love (with Lionel Richie)
UK Bryan Adams-Everything I Do (I Do It For You)
US Bryan Adams-Everything I Do (I Do It For You)

UK Five-Let’s Dance
US Alicia Keys-Fallin’

UK Wretch 32-Don’t Go (feat. Josh Kumra)
US Katy Perry-Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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