This is probably as good a time as any to lay off the Magic 693 posts for a while

Tuesday 11 March 2008

At last, Magic 6931278 has posted its final tally of the 500 Best Songs of All Time, as voted for by Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2006, You. The complete list can be downloaded in a convenient Microsoft Excel workbook.
Before doing so, take a little test and see if you can correctly rank the following ten songs on the list, from highest to lowest:
  • Bob Lind, “Elusive Butterfly”
  • Sue Thompson, “Norman”
  • Gene Pitney, “Half Heaven – Half Heartache”
  • Pussycat, “Mississippi”
  • Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, “Young Girl”
  • Franciose [sic] Hardy, “Only You Can Do It”
  • Crash Craddock, “Boom Boom Baby”
  • Vicki Lawrence, “He Did With Me”
  • Ferrante & Teicher, “Exodus”
  • Elvis Presley, “Old Shep”