So... the Ford video ("Mixed Up"). Um... what was that? It featured very little actual singing.
iTunes Top Downloads... as a theme? Whatever pays the bills, Fox, whatever pays the bills.
Motown night! Can't go wrong with Motown, right? Right? Or maybe you can. Smokey Robinson looks good!
Let me start with an explanation of a theory I've developed about contemporary a cappella syllables: The human voice, though most of history has been used in a very limited function, singing words, or simple syllables such as "ooh" and "ah." More recently, "bum" and "doo" have come into the vernacular in doo wop and barbershop styles.
Last weekend I was in San Francisco for the Bay Area Harmony Sweepstakes. I've been there before - 2003 as competitor and 2004 as host. It was nice to be back - held in the Palace of Fine Arts right in the most interesting (imo) section of San Francisco.