Monday, October 18, 2010

The Stanley Karaoke - # My World 51

You can even find us on Facebook he is saying.


You will always find me in The Stanley on Fridays, and lots of other pubs along the way, but there is a special reason for hitting this one on this particular night...... Karaoke. Some you who know me personally will know it has a different name, but that is not something we shall go into here. So you know I have a love /hate relationship with the one horse town I live in.... I do with Karaoke too.

No, I do not take part in in. Never, ever. No, No, No. I go to get drunk and take photos of the people I know taking part as they love it so much. " The Bibles" as they are known get passed around containing the artists whose songs you can murder....... Meatloaf for some reason seems to suffer the most. I am still severely traumatised by a Minnie Mouse on helium strangling the life out of Bat out of Hell. For that rendition alone she is going there. I almost threw myself into the harbour that night. I mean it was the full version. I walked out the pub after hiding in the toilets, couldn't bear a minute longer to stop and get my cigarettes, headed for the door, resisting the urge to punch her for her sacrilegious destruction of an iconic song and took solace alone on the quayside until it was done.

Really though it is a laugh, and you do get some cracking singers there, many of who I know and if you are on Facebook you can find me "Babooshka" (click the bird) or "The Stanley Karaoke"

For more posts not like this, but around of other people's world they inhabit see here

25 comments:

ramsey mom said...

Lol xx Funny, funny funny.

Babooshka said...

All true too...... which makes it worse. You should get down there.

Sylvia K said...

Oh, yes! Definitely the best laugh this morning, Babooshka! It is so good to see your posts again! Enjoy your week!

Sylvia

Babooshka said...

Slyvia I think this one may cross the line with the lynching mob. Yep. It's good to be back in the saddle.

Martha Z said...

I've never been to a karaoke bar. I bet it is fun but I'm not too keen on the noise and crush of people.

EG Wow said...

People watching is such great fun and capturing what you see with a camera makes it even better. :)

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

Karaoke is so much fun, how is it some people "think" they can sing.

Wren said...

Welcome back! It's good to see your skies and your world once more in the blogosphere. And that's from someone who absolutely hates karaoke!

Steffe said...

Sure is a horrible invention the karaoke, best never to enter such places!

Anonymous said...

B, maybe one post too far. Still laughing.

Babooshka said...

I'm with all that don't enjoy karaoke, but it's fun to photograph.


Anon... you could be right.

JoAnn's-D-Eyes said...

very nice:)

brattcat said...

Where would we be without quaysides?

Titania said...

Certainly a different world from mine! Have a nice week. T.

ewok1993 said...

Never done karaoke, drunk or sober, and I am Asian :D

D said...

Genius!

Babooshka said...

Ewok, very funny. D, probably. T, very different world. Brattcat I would be lost without my quayside.

Carol said...

Funny post. I've not been to a Karaoke pub.....

Pam said...

What a hoot of a good time I am missing out on! I really must try karaoke.
I wonder if my family will disown me?
Oh well, nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Al said...

I hate karaoke. On occasion you have no choice - when I was in Korea and our hosts took us to a karaoke bar, everybody has to take turns. It doesn't matter how bad you are, but you have to participate or you're insulting your hosts! Luckily enough soju makes it painless.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I'm a little dazed and confused but it all sounds like fun.

KP said...

Not a fan of making an idiot of myself. Karaoke is the exception.

Lynette said...

I like to partake of karaoke now and then, singing the Beatles' "Eight Days a Week," Tim McGraw's "I Like It, I Love It," and Nelly's, "It's getting hot in here."

Hilda said...

You're lucky you only have the one. Here, almost everyone has those karaoke microphones. In fact, my husband and I just had to go through a Friday evening with the neighbors caterwauling until midnight.

Nice to see you back blogging, Babooshka!

Mo said...

Karaoke in Japan did me in for life! Not sure what the appeal is to make a fool of oneself.

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