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  • What's the most popular song in karaoke bars?

    Though we tried our darndest, we were unable to determine the most popular tune in karaoke bars. Popularity tends to vary between regions and countries. Unfortunately, there's no database or electronic tracking mechanism for individual songs. However, we did find a list of "hot songs" at a music label called Karaoke Warehouse. Not surprisingly, the songs tend to mirror the pop charts. Current faves include "All These Things That I've Done" by The Killers, "Because of You" by Kelly Clarkson, and "A Real Fine Place to Start" by Sara Evans.

    Karaoke is a Japanese word with two roots: "kara," or empty, and "oke," which is short for orchestra. Popular legend has it that karaoke was born roughly twenty years ago in a snack bar in Kobe, Japan. Quickly adopted by Japanese business types as a way of blowing off steam, karaoke has now stormed the world. In the United States and Europe it's mostly enjoyed in bars, but private karaoke rooms are the norm in Japan.

    By now karaoke has permeated pretty much every genre of music imaginable. Practitioners can choose from punk, metal, hip hop, and folk karaoke songs. You can even hear live karaoke bands, who play behind paying customers. Who's up for "I Will Survive?"

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    First off - I'm real glad a brother gets to post before somebody messes this thread up too - Gonzo and Cardinal Girl.


    Okay

    Bill Withers - Just the two of us - Perfect

    Sam Cooke - Don't know much about History

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    • #3
      probably Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet.
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      • #4
        without question its "Sweet Caroline" by Neil Diamond


        gotta be about a 50 to 1 margin
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        • #5
          Journey.

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          • #6
            If you watch Arrested Development, it is "Afternoon Delight".
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              QUOTE(FAR52 @ Nov 1 2005, 08:31 AM) Quoted post

              If you watch Arrested Development, it is "Afternoon Delight".
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              [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif[/img] ++

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              • #8
                "Why don't we get drunk and screw?" or "Back in Black" from what I hear on the intarwebs.
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                • #9
                  I saw a bunch of mid 40s women cream themselves a few years back when some guy got up and sang "That's Life" by Sinatra.

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                  • #10
                    QUOTE(Schwahalala @ Nov 1 2005, 03:52 AM) Quoted post

                    First off - I'm real glad a brother gets to post before somebody messes this thread up too - Gonzo and Cardinal Girl.


                    Okay

                    Bill Withers - Just the two of us - Perfect

                    Sam Cooke - Don't know much about History

                    Arethea Franklin - Respect
                    [/b][/quote]


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                    • #11
                      'Livin' on a Prayer' by Bon Jovi.

                      Gotta be.
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                      • #12
                        Family tradition.
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                        • #13
                          I will survive has to be #1, and I'm guessing Friends In Low Places and Summer Lovin' have to be somewhere in the top 10.

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                          • #14
                            American Pie
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                            • #15
                              when my wife drags me out to karaoke bars..

                              the night rarely passes without an awful "couple" version of loveshack.

                              you'll usually get a "you don't have to call me darlin'" as well...

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