Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 31st – Ranger 7 photographs the moon – “Moon River”

In 1964, the Ranger 7 spacecraft photographed the #moon.  It wasn’t made of cheese and the rivers didn’t have any water in them #singing;#feelgood Moon River Moon River, wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day. Oh,

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July 30th – England win the World Cup! – “We are the champions”

In 1966 England beat Germany in the #WorldCup.  There can only be one song for this occasion! #singing;#feelgood We are the champions I’ve paid my dues Time after time. I’ve done my sentence But committed no crime. And bad mistakes

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July 29th – Charles and Di marry – “You’re the one that I want”

In 1981 Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer got married.  And, conincidentally in 1978 Your the one that I want from #Grease went to No.1 #singing;#feelgood You’re the one that I want I got chills They’re multiplying And I’m losing

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July 28th – Cliff Richard and the Shadows – “Please don’t tease”

In 1960, #CliffRichard and the Shadows got to No.1 with Please don’t tease #singing;#feelgood Please don’t tease You tell me that you love me baby Then you say you don’t You tell me that you’ll come on over Then you

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July 27th – extra – I’ve found a song for Prince George.

Here, as promised is a song for the royal baby.  Suggested by a follower on Twitter from the Octavian Singers (thank you!), here is #RayCharles with George- y’are on my mind.  Excellent pun (and probably the lengths I will need

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July 27th – First jet plane test flight – “When you’re a jet”

In 1949 the first #jet plane made a test flight.  Here is “When you’re a Jet” from #Westside Story #singing;#feelgood When you’re a Jet When you’re a Jet, You’re a Jet all the way From your first cigarette To your

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July 26th – Mick Jagger born – “It’s only rock and roll”

In 1943 ~MickJagger was born and in 1974 grafitti artists were paid to spray sites in London to promote the #RollingStones new single #singing;#feelgood It’s only rock and roll If I could stick my pen in my heart And spill

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