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Ever Since I Was Little

music was a major part of my life.  My dad says I sang before I spoke.  He was / is my biggest influence.  He always had his guitar and a beautiful tenor voice.  When we would go to family parties, he would make me sing in front of everyone.  I was very embarrassed.  By the age of 8 I told him I didn't want to do that any more.  I joined my school chorus at age 9, and stayed in til I was 12.  My chorus teacher was also my next door neighbor, she never really asked me to sing solo, so I don't think she really knew what I was capable of doing or she did, and just didn't recognize me for it.  Anyway, I just thought I could sing, carry a tune.  I mostly sing in the car, at which time, my kids tell me to stop.  So, again nothing special about my voice.  Within the past month and a half, I have expressed my desire to sing to my boyfriend.  He has taken me out to a karaoke bar, a few times.  Every time I've sung, someone comes up to me, and tells me what a beautiful voice I have, if I've ever entered any competitions, etc.  We went to a different karaoke bar about 112 miles away just to see if I would get the same type of response.  I mean, my man, he tells me I can sing but he also tells me that I'm skinny, you know what I'm saying?  I just want to get a neutral party's input.  I had a gentleman tell me that I had natural talent, and he hasn't heard a voice with such pitch and clarity.  It made me happy.  He told me I should get a recording deal.  I still don't know how to move forward from here.

 

  

2Shy 2Shy 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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Im also too shy like you

Just be PERSISTANT.. I can promise you this.. that to succeed you need 10 percent talent and 90 percent persistance..



Keep trying keep training try and try and try and dont give up and you will get there..



Dont doubt yourself, be unique and be who you feel you are and wear it on your sleeves..



Everyone likes music.. and alot of ppl have talent.. its the ones that give up that dont succeed.