Under Pressure with David Bowie: Beat was used by Rapper
Vanilla Ice for his song “Ice, Ice, Baby”
Flash Gordon (1980) soundtrack
Highlander movie and TV Series
Queen on the free concert – They were only going to get 30
pounds each anyway.
Freddie Mercury on John Lennon: (His response is a bit
surprised, and he hesitates to find the right words. It’s okay to rephrase if
you get off on the wrong track.) “It’s not a matter of less talent or more
talent. It’s just that certain people are capable of doing certain things
better than somebody else… John Lennon was just unique and a one-off… I admire
John Lennon very much.” Mercury wants to be true to himself.
The Rolling Stones, debut album (1964), name from Muddy Waters song:
Let’s set up the rules. We had four last year. Do we need to
change them, add to them, subtract from them, or do they work?
What did you do this summer? Let’s talk about our great
summer activities or our not so great ones.
Let’s talk songs: Which would you like to sing? I’m suggesting:
Chip N Dale’s Rescue Rangers:
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer:
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Possible topics and activities: What do you want to talk about this year? Suggest topics and let’s see what you want to know about the U.S., its culture and language. (Or we can just learn things like “Why does this dog smell? Because it’s wet and dirty” if that’s helpful to you.)
Vote and weighting: We have a limited amount of time hanging
out together this year, so let’s vote on the topics and cover the most
important ones first.
Word Game: Everyone gets letters. The first decision is if
the person can make a word of three-letters or more. If so, take the word and
keep the letters. Then place a tile in the playing area. If not, place a tile
from your hand into the playing area. Each letter is worth a certain number of
points. The person with the highest number of points when all the letters are used,