Weekly update: 30th September – 6th October 2024

This week:
1977, Iggy Pop released the single . ‘The Passenger’ from the album Lust For Life, produced by David Bowie.
Lyric Video

Anniversary of the founding of NASA (1958)
Space Oddity – David Bowie: Worksheet – Commander Chris Hadfield: Lyric Video

International Day of Non-Violence
Imagine – John Lennon
Zombie – The Cranberries
War Child – The Cranberries
K’naan – Wavin’ Flag– K’naan / Buffalo Soldier – Bob Marley / Uprising – Muse
Blowing In The Wind – Bob Dylan
This Is War – 30 Seconds To Mars
Heal The World – Michael Jackson
And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda – The Pogues
Behind The Wall – Tracy Chapman
Sunday Bloody Sunday – U2
Walk On – U2

1969, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, with Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann and Ringo Starr, recorded Yoko’s ‘Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow)’ at London’s Lansdowne Studios, the only time they recorded here.
John Lennon – Woman WorksheetLyric Video

1983, filming for the video of ‘Say Say Say’, Michael Jackson’s duet with Paul McCartney, began. Michael fell in love with the location (Los Olivos, Santa Ynez Valley, California), buying it in 1987 and transforming it into Neverland Ranch.
Lyric Video
Home – Michael Bublé Worksheet

World Teacher’s Day
Elton John-Teacher I Need You: Lyric Video

Teachers’ Area

1977, the video for ‘We Are The Champions’ was filmed in the New London Theatre, with 5,000 Queen fan club members.
Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 30th September:

UK Frank Sinatra-Three Coins In The Fountain
US Rosemary Clooney-Hey There

UK Herman’s Hermits-I’m Into Something Good
US Roy Orbison-Oh, Pretty Woman Worksheet Speak Up video

UK Carl Douglas-Kung Fu Fighting
US Andy Kim-Rock Me Gently

UK Stevie Wonder-I Just Called To Say I Love You Worksheet
US Prince-Let’s Go Crazy

UK Whigfield-Saturday Night
US Boyz II Men-I’ll Make Love To You

UK Eric Prydz-Call On Me
US Ciara-Goodies (feat. Petey Pablo)

UK Sigma-Changing (feat. Paloma Faith)
US Meghan Trainor-All About That Bass

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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