The Top 40 Fantasies: No.8

1. Perfect (2017)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ed Sheeran

2. Evie (Part 1) (1974)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stevie Wright

3. You’ll Never Know  (1943)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dick Haymes

4. All Day And All Of The Night (1964)                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Kinks

5. Since I Met You Baby (1956)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ivory Joe Hunter

6. This Is My Song (1967)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Petula Clark

7. The Monster Mash  (1962 and 1973)                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bobby “Boris” Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers

8. Almost Persuaded (1966)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               David Houston

9. The Man I Love (1928)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sophie Tucker

10. Jam Up (1954)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tommy Ridgley

11. I’ll Keep You Satisfied (1963)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas

12. Buzz Buzz Buzz (Will You Be My Honey) (1947)                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Treniers

13. Everyday (1974)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Slade

14. You Belong To My Heart (1945)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bing Crosby

15. My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You (1957)                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ray Price

16. It’s Good News Week (1965)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hedgehoppers Anonymous

17. A Friday Kind Of Monday (1968)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Johnny Farnham

18. I’ll Find My Way Home (1981)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jon and Vangelis

19. Cold Turkey (1969)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             John Lennon

20. Seventeen (1955)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Fontane Sisters

21. If I Could Turn Back Time (1989)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cher

22. Pretend You Don’t See Her (1957)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jerry Vale

23. The Midnight Special (1948)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tiny Grimes

24. I Can’t Tell The Bottom From The Top (1970)                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Hollies

25. Beautiful In My Eyes (1993)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Joshua Kedison

26. After You Got What You Want, You Don’t Want It (1920)                                                                                                                                                                                          Van and Schenck

27. Mother-In-Law (1961)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ernie K-Doe

28. The Neutron Dance (1985)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Pointer Sisters

29. Not Responsible (1966)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tom Jones

30. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way (1975)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Waylon Jennings

31. I’m Living For You (1944)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Toppers

32. Pearly Shells (1964)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Burl Ives

33. They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! (1966)                                                                                                                                                                                                      Napoleon XIV

34. Out Of Sight Out Of Mind (1985)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Models

35. Loverboy (1985)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Billy Ocean

36. You Could Have Been A Lady (1971)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hot Chocolate

37. Blame It On The Boogie (1978)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Jackson 5

38. It’s In The Air (1938)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               George Formby

39. Cumberland Gap (1957)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Vipers Skiffle Group

40. Shout (1984)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tears For Fears

 

 

Suggested improvements to ‘Improving Sentences’

Citizens of the town knew that Phillip was struggling/suffering!

The treasurer implied that the economy was weakening/waning.

New Zealand’s team has to win decisively/comprehensively in order to avoid a meeting with the reigning champion in the next round.

Monica led Susan from the commencement/beginning/start.

Ralph did not know which toy to choose/select/prefer.

The highway connected a diversity/(an) array/collection/number of different locations.

Temperatures are increasing.

The player sustained/incurred an injury to an ankle.

Patricia was adamant that she could execute/accomplish/achieve such a feat.

They were not in agreement with Malcolm’s proposal.

 

Improving Sentences

Can you improve the following sentences by replacing the underlined text?

Citizens of the town knew that Phillip was really doing it tough!

The treasurer implied that the economy was heading south.

New Zealand’s team has to win big in order to avoid a meeting with the reigning champion in the next round.

Monica led Susan from the get-go.

Ralph did not know which toy to pick.

The highway connected a bunch of different locations.

Temperatures are on the rise.

The player picked up an injury to an ankle.

Patricia was adamant that she could pull off such a feat.

They were not on board with Malcolm’s proposal.

 

The suggested improvements are located at the end of ‘The Top 40 Fantasies: No.8’.

 

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