American idol

John A. Quayle blueoval57 at VERIZON.NET
Mon May 28 22:28:55 MDT 2007

At 01:33 PM 5/24/2007, Jim wrote:

>John A. Quayle wrote:
>>At 12:48 PM 5/24/2007, Jim wrote:
>>>Thankfully another season of American idol is over. Soon the 
>>>endless stories of how great and wonderful the winner is will end.
>>>If someone wants to enter a singing contest and is good enough to 
>>>win, that's fine. I just don't like the over hyping of it. Every 
>>>time I turn on the news there's something about the show.
>>>I just don't agree with the notion that I'm supposed to bow at the 
>>>altar of some 17 year old from Glendale who looks like she had a 
>>>few too many happy meals or is up the spout.
>>          */My main gripe with the show is that the singers are 
>> one-dimensional. If anybody wants to accompany themselves as they 
>> sing, they aren't permitted. To me, someone who can sing and play 
>> an instrument at the same time, is more of a talent and more 
>> worthy of the "Idol" moniker.  Last year's winner showed up at the 
>> auditions with a harmonica, but was told he wouldn't be able to 
>> advance (to the show), if he didn't lose the harp.
>>John Q.
> From what I've seen of the show, they don't even sing their own 
> songs.  Do any of them write their own material?

         Nope..................that's not allowed, either, actually.

John Q.
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