Ten commandments of Karaoke
A bit of karaoke humour, but some truth in these.
Thou shall not walk in front of the monitor when someone else is singing. It is extremely distracting and very rude.
“I Should’ve Known Better” – The Beatles
Thou shall always applaud for every singer. Someday you may be up there.
“Respect” – Aretha Franklin
Thou shall not sing back up for someone unless they specifically ask you to.
We do not need “A Little Help From Our Friends!” – The Beatles
Thou shall not ask the KJ if you can sing out of turn just because you’ve got
“Leavin’ On Your Mind” – Pasty Cline
Thou shall not continuously ask the KJ when it will be your turn to sing.
“Enough Is Enough” – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
Thou shall not change your tune once you get on stage and it is keyed up.
Just, “Let It Be” – The Beatles
Thou shall not go to Karaoke and just drink water. Support your local karaoke establishment, who is paying for the entertainment, “Two More Bottles Of Wine” – EmmyLou Harris
Thou shall not be “Swinging” the microphone by the cord nor “Beat It!” or drop it nor shall one use the mike for “Good Vibrations” or “Strokin’!” John Anderson – Micheal Jackson – The Beach Boys – Clarence Carter
Thou shall not get up on stage to sing with a drink or a cigarette in hand
“Na, Na, Hey, Hey, Kiss Them Goodbye!” – Steam
Thou shall not try to take over the karaoke show just because your parents or friends are in town. Go to the studio and make a recording if they want to hear “Only You!” – The Platters.