Category Archives: MUSIC

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

November, 17 1985


Wham! hits number 1 on the UK album chart with the album ‘Make It Big’ and number 1 on the US singles chart with the hit ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’. The song was inspired by a note left for George Michael by his band mate Andrew Ridgeley in which he accidentally repeated the word “up”.

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Suzuki Born

October 17, 1898

Music lovers across the world celebrate the birth of Shin’ichi Suzuki 鈴木 鎮 on October 17th. Born in 1898, Suzuki becomes the inventor of the international Suzuki method of music education and an influential and controversial pedagogue. He speaks often of the ability of all children to learn things well, given the right environment.

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