Gerund and Infinitive
HAPPY NEW YEAR (ABBA)
What can I do?
James Blunt: 1973
Watch the video and fill in the missing words. The images may help.
When the has camecomecoming
And the landlendandend is dark
And the is the only light we'll seaseesealstill
No I won't be ,
Oh I won't be afraid
Just as as you stand, stand by me
So darlin', darlin',
Oh stand by me
Oh stand, stand by me, stand by me
If the that we upon
Should tumble and wholefallfailwall
Or the should crumble to the
I won't , I won't cry,
No, I won't shed a
Just as long as you stand, by me
And darlin', darlin',
Stand by me, oh stand by me
Oh stand now, stand by me, stand by me
Whenever you're in grumblerumbletroublehumble
Won't stand by me,
Oh stand by ….
"Stand by Me" is the title of a song is performedhas performedwas performedperformed by Ben E. King. The song is inspiredhas inspiredinspiredis inspiring by a traditional gospel song of the same name, originally composecomposedcomposingis composed by Charles A. Tindley in 1905, and been recordedhas recordedis recordedrecorded by numerous artists. Since its release, there have beenhas beenwaswere many cover versions of the song, though none achieveachievedhas achievedwas achieved the fame of the original.
According to the documentary History of Rock 'n' Roll, King did hadhashavehad no intention of recording the song himself when he had wrotewas wrotewrotehas written it. King has writtenhad writtenhave writtenwritten the song for The Drifters, who passpastpassedhave passed on the chance to record it. It was not until after the Spanish Harlem recording session that he had some studio time left over. The session's producers askaskingaskedwas asking if he hashas hadhavehad any more songs and King playedhad playedwas playwas played "Stand by Me" on the piano for them. They likelikeslikedliking it and calledhave calledwere calledwere calling all the studio musicians back in to record it. If King didn't finishdidn't finishedwasn't finishedhadn't finished recording his other songs early, "Stand by Me" may never have recordedhave been recordedhas been recordedbeen recorded.
1 There is a gospel which has the same title as this song. TrueFalse
2 ‘Stand By Me’ has been recorded by lots of singers. TrueFalse
3 The cover versions have been more famous than the original one. TrueFalse
4 Ben E. King wrote the song for himself. TrueFalse
5 The Drifters used to be a band. TrueFalse
6 When the producers heard the song for the first time, they thought it was bad. TrueFalse
7 King recorded the song because it was the only song for him to record.TrueFalse
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