Song facts: Written and recorded in 1960, this song by Ben E. King zoomed to the top of the charts as soon as it was released in 1961. It was
[Picture source] This vocabulary lesson will help you learn some adjectives as well as regular and irregular verbs; You’ll learn/review the pronunciation of -ed in the Past Simple; You’ll learn/review
In this grammar lesson you will learn how to express what you prefer to do or who you prefer to be using the structure I would rather do… than… and
This Christmas song reflects on the outgoing old year and the incoming new year. Will the new year bring new hope? This song thinks so. It wishes everyone a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
This Christmas song tells the story of a poor, little drummer boy who travels with three wise men to honor and commemorate the birth of baby Jesus, a character in the Christian Bible. You need not be religious to enjoy the heartfelt emotion of this song about a poor boy trying to give what little he has to offer.
This song philosophizes about the future of mankind as technology transforms society. It predicts our development over the next 10,000 years and wonders if we’ll survive, and if we do survive, it ponders if God be happy with the result, and if not, it wonders if God will destroy us and start over from nothing.
This haunting song tells of a driver’s mysterious encounter with a shimmering hotel image in the distance while driving on a dark road at night. He is suddenly overcome by sleepiness and is forced to stop and spend the night in that hotel. It looks like paradise, but is it Heaven or is it Hell? He’ll know in the morning.
This song tells the story of Mr. “Every man”, who must work hard his whole life just to survive in the rat race that we call society. When he feels like life is not worth living, what will give him hope and inspiration to carry on with life?
Dracula is an evil, handsome creature of ancient legends who can hypnotize young women and turn them into the “undead”, beings that are neither alive nor dead but somewhere in between. Will you dance with him, my dear? He is waiting for you.
Big John is a coal miner like many others in town. No one speaks to him much because he’s quiet and shy and…rumored to be a killer. One day in the mine there is a cave-in, and it seems there’s no escape for the 21 miners trapped below tons of earth and dirt. Everyone despairs and begins praying, except for Big John.