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breezy Reading Lyrics vs Memorization (203* d) RE: Reading Lyrics vs Memorization 03 Apr 14

sounds like a money grabbing exercise to me.

For $250 you can sing what and how you damn well like. You've paid for an opportunity to sing, so sing . Most probably no one will notice because they'll be preoccupied with their own imminent renditions.

I am pleased more people are finding singing as an individual outlet, but 'folk' songs are not always as easy as some would think. mainly because they could be somewhat lengthy and do require an element of, shall we say theatre? .

The problem is sometimes rookie singers try to impress and fall flat on their faces in so doing.

If I was paying to go to hear others perform I would be upset to find that they didnt know their songs.

I once was distracted by a kid playing on a hand held game and requested he stop it and pay attention as he was also distracting other audience memebers !!
His parents werent best pleased with me.
So much for appropriate behaviour in an auditorium I thought.
We are all educators.

Look a the singer at all times even if you are day dreaming

Ask for you refund Joe

Whose a grumpy old folker then?

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