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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Did karaoke versions of Sinatra's My Way provoke killings in the Philippines?

At least half a dozen have reportedly been killed after renditions of the 1967 song, forcing bars to take it off their song lists.

Frank Sinatra’s classic “My Way” has been blamed on a series of karaoke bar murders in the Philippines.

Over the past decade, the Philippines has been stung by a series of killings all reportedly provoked by karaoke versions of Frank Sinatra's My Way. At least half a dozen people have been murdered after singing the tune at karaoke, according to the New York Times.

Local media call them "My Way killings", and they are occurring in some of the Philippines' thousands of karaoke-filled bars, cafés and restaurants. Someone gets up, clears his or her throat, and chooses My Way from a list of songs. The lyrics appear on a screen, the music begins to play - and the trouble begins.

"The trouble with My Way is that everyone knows it and everyone has an opinion," Rodolfo Gregorio, an amateur singer from General Santos, told the newspaper. Some performers get into fights with their critics. Some are rude, some jump forward in line, and some simply sing out of tune. "I used to like My Way but after all the trouble, I stopped singing it," Gregorio said. "You can get killed."

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