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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:25 PM
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Can you sing?
I can't sing worth a shit. :yoiks: I really love music and sing when nobody else is listening, but it makes one of my dogs howl. My whole family is tone-deaf, which is why none of us are singers. :rofl: I don't have any musical ability whatsoever, but I dearly love music.

I admire anyone who can sing and make it sound good. :) Oh, and I'm not talking about American Idol bullshit---just people who can sing naturally without sounding like a Mariah Carey wannabe. :rofl:
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:26 PM
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1. I've been told I have a good singing voice.
I also play the guitar and the viola. :)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:27 PM
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3. Cool!
:hi: You're lucky!
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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9. Viola players unite.
Together we can take over the whole world. :woohoo:

Or at least bemuse everybody else with our knowledge of arcane clefs. :bounce:
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:50 PM
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49. ...
:rofl:
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WritingIsMyReligion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:31 PM
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91. Doesn't the viola use tenor clef?
:banghead:

:D
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:53 PM
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95. Tenor OR Alto.
:evilgrin: :P
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WritingIsMyReligion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 09:57 AM
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98. There's a fucking ALTO clef?
:banghead:

How I love my sweet little treble and bass clefs! :D
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 12:10 PM
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102. There basically the same thing...
just centered on different lines. :D
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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:27 PM
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2. i am the lord of the karaoke
i was fucked up on pills and booze one night when i hijacked a country music band and made them play "the perfect country and western song" by david allan coe while i sang.

people actually started dancing and i got some "hell yeahs" out of it
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:28 PM
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5. Well, if you can sound decent while you're fucked up, that's
saying a lot. :applause: I can't even sound decent sober. :cry:
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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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8. that's when i lose my inhibition
and get the energy to do crazy shit like that.
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buddhamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:27 PM
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4. no.
i am pretty much tone-deaf as well. i am nice person and would not inflict that kind of pain on anyone, except for my son, who doesn't care because i am his Mom.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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12. Ah, so then you know just what I'm talking about...
:hug: The dog that doesn't howl just hides under the bed when I try to sing... :rofl:
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1gobluedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:28 PM
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6. My brother's first sentence: "Don't sing, Mommy."
Gives you an idea of the talent level in my family.... :thumbsdown:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:30 PM
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16. LOL!
:rofl: Sounds like the same level of talent in my family.
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RedStateShame Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:28 PM
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7. I don't know if I can, but I do. And my bandmates haven't stopped me yet.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:31 PM
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18. Keep going, then!
:patriot:
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RedStateShame Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:37 PM
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28. Damn straight. Somebody needs to keep the guitar solos at a limit.
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lukasahero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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10. Yup
Paid my way through college playing and singing in bands. Used to piss the lead vocalist off since he did most of the singing and I got all the accolades. :)

It's the only thing I would ever say I do well. :blush:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:31 PM
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19. Very cool...
:hi: And I'm sure there is at least SOMETHING else you do very well!
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lukasahero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:34 PM
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25. Perhaps
but saying stuff like that sounds like bragging to me. It's different with singing. With singing, it's just confidence.
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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11. Noises come out of my mouth....
but in no way could it ever be construed as singing.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:32 PM
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23. I hear ya...
:hi: Cat torture would sound better than my singing.... :yoiks: (And I am DEFINITELY not advocating cat torture....)
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AirmensMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:29 PM
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13. I can carry a tune.
And read music. But I don't have a good voice ... and it's not trained. I took voice class in college one semester. After working on the same song for several weeks and not improving, the prof finally said, "Hmmm ... maybe it's the song ..." :rofl: I didn't take another semester of it.

My mom sings like a bird and was going to be an opera singer before the babies started to come. None of us got any of her talent. I play piano, though, so maybe that counts for something. :shrug:

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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:41 PM
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31. Well, it's a step above where I am...
:hi: That counts for something!
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johnnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:30 PM
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14. No
I fake it.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:42 PM
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34. Are you one of those people who just lip-sync when you're in
a group of people singing? :rofl: If so, then my brother's among you!!!
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querelle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:30 PM
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15. Not To Save My Life
Which is too bad because I really love opera and would give anything to be able to sing like Ben Heppner or Jose Carreras. Just one of my many many limitations I guess.........

Q
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:43 PM
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35. It doesn't prevent you from enjoying your music, though!
I know it doesn't prevent me from enjoying mine. :) I just wish I could take it to the next level, though...
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tjwmason Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:30 PM
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17. I can sing
and my voice doesn't sound nasty - what I can't do very well is pitch to lines other than the melody...thus I'm pretty useless in the typical 4-part choir.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:44 PM
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37. Well, you're a lot better at it than I am...
:hi:
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:32 PM
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20. Well enough for other people apparently, but not myself
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:44 PM
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38. Still better than me!
:hi:
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:32 PM
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21. Nope, but that didn't stop my friends' band from enlisting me...
To sing three songs for them tonight, haha. No good can come of this.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:45 PM
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40. Just do your best...
Don't say you didn't warn them... :rofl: Good luck!
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:49 PM
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46. Well they're a punk band, so it doesn't really matter too much, haha.
We've been jamming together all week. They apparently enjoy my vocals. Go figure.
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:32 PM
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22. I'm not bad
Nothing to write home about, but I can carry a tune.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:45 PM
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42. That's still good!
:hi:
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SteppingRazor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:34 PM
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24. Anyone can sing. The proper question is: Can you sing well?
Me, I'm not too bad. I've done vocals in a couple bands and whatnot. I've got a good voice for rock or folk, but I'm not about to bust out into an aria or nuthin'
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:46 PM
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43. True. I stand corrected.
:patriot: I don't even pretend I can sing. :P It still takes some talent to do what you do, though!
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:34 PM
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26. Not at all.
However, that does not stop me from turning into a rock star when I'm in my Jeep. And I once won third prize in a karaoke contest. It was a work Christmas party and only two coworkers entered (usual because normally they were insane debaucherous events). So basically, I figured they had all seen me do incredibly stupid things before, so I entered and won 3rd prize by default. Hey it was worth the $50.

This guy here though, well he sounds exactly like Jim Morrison...acts like him too, in case the picture didn't give it away.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:48 PM
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45. Very cool, haruka!
:applause: Yeah, in my car, nobody can tell me I can't sing (unless somebody else is there! :rofl:)...

And I'd probably have done something stupid at karaoke if a $50 prize was involved... :hi:
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:37 PM
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27. Yep--I really like to sing, too
Whether my family agrees is another matter!

I was told by someone I respect highly that I could "really" sing (I think, before he heard me, he figured I could simply carry a tune). However, I have a fairly narrow range and my voice is low for a female--kind of in the Bonnie Raitt/Melissa Etheridge range, so I can't sing just anything. But what I can do, I do well (so I've been told).

I've performed onstage before--been in musicals and revues, and done some open mike nights (I also play guitar) but I don't write music.

Funny thing is, I've never done karaoke! It's a goal of mine--something to conquer before I die--win over a bar full of drunk bastards. :rofl:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:50 PM
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48. Cool!
:hi: And you need to go for the karaoke! :applause: Those drunk bastards won't know what hit 'em....
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:01 PM
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69. Thanks for the encouragement!
I'd love to knock 'em to the floor with a little Janis Joplin. "TAKE IT--Take another little piece of my heart now baby--BREAK IT--break another little piece of my heart..."

At least, that's what I like to plan when I'm bellowing that while I'm driving!
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:38 PM
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29. Same here.
I have a great passion for music, but I can't sing. I only sing in the car, or when no one is home. MAYBE, if I know someone really well, I'll sing Happy Birthday, but only if it's like family. ;)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:41 PM
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30. LOL! The Happy Birthday singing at my house
growing up was something to behold....or not. Four tone-deaf people singing to the fifth was not pretty.... :yoiks:
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:45 PM
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41. LOL!
:rofl:





I laugh only because I understand. :D
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CottonBear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 04:01 PM
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84. Me too. I wish I could but I can't.
I have no musical talent whatsoever. :( I can only play the radio. ;)
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 04:04 PM
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85. Yup. I couldn't carry a tune in a bucket.
I can play 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star', 'Heart and Soul', and 'Beautiful Dreamer' on the piano though. :7
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:41 PM
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32. Yup
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Mutley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:49 PM
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47. And quite well, I might add.
:thumbsup:
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Oeditpus Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:51 PM
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52. Oh, blush
:blush:
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Mutley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:55 PM
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62. Teehee
I made ya blush. :evilgrin:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:50 PM
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51. Yay, Rex!
:hi: :applause: That's great!
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Ramsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:42 PM
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33. In fact, I've recorded an album
I've also sung at weddings, sung for various choral groups, theater, light opera and in a few rock bands.

I like to think I can sing :-).
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:51 PM
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53. Well, it's still better than what I can do.
My musical ability is limited to turning on the stereo. :rofl:
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Joe Fields Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:43 PM
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36. I sound like a bullfrog in heat, but I still sing like hell.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:51 PM
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55. Wow....
... :rofl:
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:45 PM
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39. Didn't Pete Seeger say something like
"If you have a voice then you can sing"?
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:52 PM
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57. I believe he did...
...However, he didn't say sing WELL.... :rofl:
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Tracer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:47 PM
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44. Sure can!
I've sung with groups and choirs for years.

My latest group has even cut two CDs.

Going to the studio to record the CDs was great fun! I learned quite a bit about how songs are "manufactured". For instance, on our CD, each part (SATB) was recorded separately. I'm an alto, and on that day there were only 4 altos present. So we sang our parts twice and they combined the two recordings to make it sound like there were 8 of us!

By the time they got through mixing, we sounded like we were dozens -- and accompanied by a full orchestra.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:53 PM
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58. I applaud you...
:applause: Very nice!
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Benfea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:50 PM
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50. Everyone can sing.
I think you meant to ask "can you sing well?"

;)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:53 PM
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59. Exactly. I stand corrected.
:hi:
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Benfea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:56 PM
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63. I can sing!
But I sing very poorly. Shoot pepper spray into a cage full of angry weasels, and you can recreate the sound of me singing!
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Guava Jelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:51 PM
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54. In the shower I sound like Sinatra
Anyone wanna go to a Sinatra concert :evilgrin:
:rofl:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:54 PM
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60. Only if I get to hold the microphone...
:rofl: :evilgrin:
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Guava Jelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:56 PM
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64. Wait a minute I am reading a double meaning in that response
:rofl:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:00 PM
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67. Now why in the world would you get a double meaning in that
phrase??? ;) :evilgrin:

:*
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Guava Jelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:01 PM
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71. You know me
I have a filthy mind! :)
:hi:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:02 PM
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73. I wouldn't have it any other way.
:* :loveya:
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Mutley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:52 PM
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56. Not at all
but that doesn't stop me from singing when I think no one is listening.
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:55 PM
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61. A girl after my own heart!
:hi: That's the best way to do it!
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Burma Jones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:57 PM
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65. Yes, I can
Tenor I

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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:01 PM
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68. Excellent!
:applause: I salute you! :patriot:
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Divameow77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 02:57 PM
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66. Yup
and I love it too. Have never tried to do it professionally (I'm not THAT good) but I will sing the hell of out some karaoke.
My boyfriend likes it when I sing in the car, he says I have a pretty voice. :-)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:02 PM
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72. That's really good!
:hi: :applause:
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_testify_ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:01 PM
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70. My woman has an incredible, amazing voice.
Everyone who hears her singing is spellbound.

:)
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:03 PM
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74. She's a lucky woman!
:hi:
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_testify_ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:08 PM
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75. We are working on recording some songs.
So far, she has recorded 'Fields of Gold' (Eva Cassidy's version) and 'Mining for Gold' (cowboy junkies - a capella).

I will see about posting them.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:11 PM
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76. Can I sing, YES!
Can I sing and not offend everybody in the immediate area, and send dogs scurrying off? Absolutely not!
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Z_I_Peevey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:37 PM
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77. Once I made a recording engineer cry.
In a good way, I swear.
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:37 PM
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78. yes
I have a lovely whiskey contralto
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:39 PM
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79. No.
I mean, I can more or less hit a note, I'm not tone deaf or anything. But that isn't what I would call being able to sing.

:hi:
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sir_captain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:43 PM
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80. I was a chorister, way back when
At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC. We recorded a bunch of CDs and performed all over the place. That was a long, long time ago, though. I miss it a bit, actually. I'm probably the only Jewish chorister in history.
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cobalt1999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:43 PM
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81. Not a note.
But I can dance! :)
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bikebloke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:44 PM
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82. Sure, on my bike.
It keeps away stray dogs who might otherwise be inclined to chase me.
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martymar64 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 03:54 PM
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83. Sometimes, usually if I'm f$#%@d up.
Kind of Jello Biafra meets the boss.
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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 04:08 PM
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86. I can do Sinatra and Louie Armstrong.
Honest.
I'm working on my Hank Williams.
:-)
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lizziegrace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 04:10 PM
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87. Of course!
My voice is good, but Lelapin has the voice I *wish* I had. In Jr. High, she imitated Charlotte Church for fun. :eyes:
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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 05:41 PM
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88. Yep
But I didn't really know it 'til last year.

Well, okay, I sorta figured it before, but I didn't do anything about it. I recorded myself singing and playing guitars 22 years ago, during A Year Of My Discontent, and when I played it for my brother and his best friend (who were and are musicians) they got all excited. But they were the only ones I ever let hear me and from then on I just sang most often when I was out walking the streets, the coast, or the bush by myself. Even my wife, through all the years of our marriage, never once heard me sing in earnest.

I wish I'd done something about it during those two decades. I did sing a Beatles song when I was dragged, kicking and screaming on to the stage -- by a group of surprisingly strong women -- on one of the tropical islands where I was doing research work, but that was the extent of my public performance until last year. Still, I'm having fun now and I think I'm already noticing an increase in my vocal range and ability to do kinds of voices that eluded me before.

I was always a good mimic. Not like some professional impressionist -- more hit and miss than that -- but I could at least suggest the singing or talking voices of quite a few people and cartoon characters.
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Katina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 05:45 PM
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89. yes
I'm ok and I've sung in local shows...but it all depends on the song. Of course, in the shower, I'm brilliant! :silly:
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Broken_Hero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 07:51 PM
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90. Nope I sound
like a retarded Axl Rose hybrid.... :crazy:
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WritingIsMyReligion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:33 PM
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92. I can play, I can hear things pitch-by-pitch in my head...
I can't translate those sounds into reasonable vocalizations. :D Doesn't stop me from screaming along whenever I'm alone, though. :)
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reyd reid reed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:37 PM
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93. I couldn't carry a tune in a bucket with a lid
Doesn't mean I don't love it, though. When there's no one else at home and I hear a song that I like or that touches me in some way, I'll turn up the radio sometimes and sing like there's no tomorrow.


Poor kitties.

:rofl:
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:45 PM
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94. In my younger days I was the male lead singer in a band....
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LadyoftheRabbits Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 08:55 PM
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96. Supposedly, yes
I love to, at any rate. :hi: It's about all I can do seeing as I can't read music :P
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-25-06 09:45 PM
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97. Fuck no.
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 10:05 AM
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99. Yes. Yes I can.
Thank you.
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 10:06 AM
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100. and . . . Paging Misunderestimator . . . your reply to this thread is
requested

:hi:
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pagerbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 10:19 AM
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101. I have most of a master's in voice
Wanted to be an opera singer. It didn't happen.
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Shine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 12:59 PM
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103. Yes, I can sing. I sing and perform in a choir. I sing first alto.
:thumbsup:
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 01:42 PM
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104. it's (part of) what I do for a living
Edited on Sat Aug-26-06 01:42 PM by leftofthedial
I don't sound anything like Mariah Carey.
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-26-06 02:05 PM
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105. Meh...not really, but I enjoy doing it anyway. However...
I am listening to Misunderestimator singing downstairs at the piano, and it's breathtakingly gorgeous.
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