Okay, so Chuckweasel and I don’t really have “a song” so to speak… unless you count the theme song from “The Greatest American Hero” TV series ( look it up). But it occurred to me this weekend that some people who DO have songs, well… shouldn’t.
If you have a ROUTINE… lordy lordy, there’s just no good side to that. We had a couple at the party this weekend (remember, this is the second time we’ve done this particular party) who ONCE AGAIN requested “Wave on Wave”… and once again did their little dance routine to it. Like, as Chuckweasel said, they should have had numbers on their backs or something.
And just so’s ya know… once you request a song AND PROCEED TO DO A ROUTINE… the DJ’s will refer to you by that song’s title. Which is fine for “Here comes ‘Wave on Wave'” but not so good for “I haven’t seen ‘Crazy Bitch’ this year.”
That brings us to our next point… if your song is DIRTY, prolly best to keep it between the 2 of ya. Unfortunately, NO ONE DOES THIS. I once attended a wedding (as a guest, not a DJ, thank GAWD) where the couple’s first dance as man and wife was — no lie — “Why Don’t We Get Drunk and Screw?” by Jimmy Buffett. In front of their mamas and the preacher and everybody. No, just… no. Also, the aforementioned “Crazy Bitch” — yes, I love that song, too, but requesting it to be played to your ladylove AT HER OFFICE PARTY is simply. Not. Done. And at the bar where we used to work, the former owner used to request “Something in Your Mouth” for his wife — I would murder Chuckweasel with a ballpoint pen if he dedicated that song to me in public.
All in all, if your song tells me A) you’ve been together way too long or B) you have a very active sex life — KEEP THAT SHIT AT HOME. Nobody wants to see that.