His YouTube handle is "BeefSteer."\
His tribute to Judy Garland is a totally massacred version of "Someone to Watch over Me."\
But easily the worst is this wretched rendition of "Evergreen," with bizarre animation from what looks like "The Sims":
After Over the Rainbow, I started watching Evergreen but had to turn it off after 20 seconds.\
He is that weird combination of fascinating, hilarious and repulsive.
"Wonderful to hear you again, Bob, and thank you for sharing your talent with us. This is a heart-tugging video we will treasure. We will miss you next weekend at the fan get-together in Fairmount, but we will all listen to your Evergreen video together. We send out love."\
A comment on Evergreen by an obviously deaf and blind fan.
Two thumbs up! Stuck right in my ears.\
He''s no Susan Boyle. He LOOKS like Susan Boyle but he''s no Susan Boyle. I can forgive the looks, the cheesy animation, but I can not forgive the voice. He''s not very good, and clearly not even close to how good he thinks he is.... EPIC FAIL.
The pain, THE PAIN...
This is why they hate us.
My favorite part is from 2:35 on
LOL @ R6 and R11
Thank you! Thank you, Liza, tha--\
Liza? Where did everybody go?\
Cream of Wheat''s ready.
We all know what gayvoice is, but is there a word for "gaysingingvoice"?\
There''s got to be a better term than that.
At first I thought he was singing into an electric shaver, but then they panned out (or he leaned back) it became clear he was singing into his remote control.
Either way, he just seemed so....happy.
Something tells me this is the distraught queen who started the Stonewall riot after Judy died
the way he cups that electric shaver/microphone...like he is a ''serious'' chantuese. oh lordy! and those far off glances, the ironic smiles...I''d love to see his community theatre resume.
[quote]He looks like he just smelled cookies.\
Cookies? Hell, he looks like he just smelled an entire bakery.
"You are absolutely sensational! I feel as though I was right next to you as you sang! You are truly extraordinary! A real talent!"\
Good lord, I can''t imagine being right there next to him without slapping him.
A true DL cautionary tale.
Is that a parody of something? Is that guy serious? Please, he cannot be serious~ Oh, this is why they hate us and this is why I hate him! LOL
Is he singing into a Norelco?
Well I just love him....he''s CAMP!%0D\
And I think that instead of that boring message box for Prime Time.....his video''s should play on a continuous loop.%0D\
That will keep out anyone not willing to spend the 18 bucks.
Some ha-wear over the rainbow...%0D\
He has to be from Ohio.
Someone please post that video to 4chan. I need to see them bombard him with comments and remixes.
"Way above my chimney tops?"
I vote him Official DL songster
I think he stinks
I can hear the spinning from Ferncliff all the way in Florida.
This is pastiche. I will accept no other explanation.
Okay, I''ll accept satire
Just for Halloween!
You know what? I think he sucks brontosaurus balls too but give him credit for being himself without apology. A guy with no critical judgment and a lot of chutzpah but happily singing away nonetheless.
Not a popular POV no doubt
a Halloween bump!
Who is he, what is he? Where does he come from? I think he's the cause of all of this! I think he's evil ... EVIL!"
Thanks for the bump, dead-thread-bumping troll.
I adore this twisted old fruit.
I'll bet he has dainty clippity cloppity feet.
You bitches are so tired. This guy has found a way to make tasteless camp seem so fresh and joyful again. I LOVE IT!
I can't believe I missed this thread when it first went up. I am crying of laughter as I type, reading these comments and watching/listening to him. The butchered lyrics! The awful animation! The far-off glances!
And here is his version of Smile. It becomes particularly expressive at 2 minutes.
"Robert's song choice is simply unique. Almost all compelling and often derived from a revealing, dramatic or "grand" background. Forget that hectic mood...just stand still or sit back for a moment and enjoy his song."
All he needs are some earrings and a caftan.
I just know he's singing to a captive audience... of pre-teen boys shackled to his Queen Anne settee.
He's the re-incarnation of Florence Foster Jenkins!
Thank you R91 for bumping this. I missed it the first few times around. Too damn funny.
I hate goatees. No, they don't make your double chin disappear, fellas. They just make your mouth look like a giant pussy.
This man is a scientific amalgam of the top 50 DL users (not in Primetime!) set to music. It's uncanny!
On the one hand, he appears to be as flaming as a mo can possibly be.
On the other hand, not even the eldest eldergay could have taste that ATROCIOUS.
[quote] All he needs are some earrings and a caftan.
Believe me, she's wearing them in her mind.
That's a mouse, not a remote control.
This is every fiftysomething gay man with bad hair, bad clothes and bad breath in EVERY bar that I've ever seen.
He is always sitting near the door, offering a kind word and a drink to potential new friends. But they run from him scared, as if they are on fire, when he begins to sing. Or when he tells them about his Barbie collection. Or that he saw Dinah Shore in concert 27 times.
Love Grandpa scratching his ass on "evergreen"
You know he thinks that avatar in Evergreen looks like him. But who is the blonde chick? Is he STRAIGHT?
So, this guy is actually being serious? It's so over the top and funny, I can't really tell what his intent is.
Damn! I at first misread this as Roger Rees.
Dear God..... there are no words
Last night when I heard you sing live at the piano bar...you never mentioned you had a new video coming out on YouTube. What a delightful surprise! What a wonderful suggestion! "Evergreen" is a beautiful song...sung with such heart as only you can with your velvety voice. The graphics by Robert are perfect and heartwarming! I know your audience from last night would give you the same accolades, and say, "Bravo!"
There's no way around it. The guy fucking sucks.
bump in tribute to Liberace
never ever gets tired. I hope he is a happy guy...
I never saw a wildebeest sing before
Oh. My. Dear. Lord.
OP, MAN! that guy is the epitome of what I thought many of you fairies on DL are like. Reese and Tim Gunn,lisping sisters LOL!
I guess that's what attracts you, R121?
Oh look, the obese homophobic hausfrau at R121 is busting her sides with fits of giggles.
And yet, here she is. Lonely, among the "fairies" because she has no friends or family close enough to occupy the rest of her day.
I'm guessing he's from some tiny city/town somewhere, possibly the south, where he hangs out at the local gay piano/drag queen bar with a lot of other old gay guys, the town likely void of many other gay men.
He's very familiar to me because I grew up with this type of guy being my very first impression of what gay men were which is why I was so terrified of coming out when I was young. I didn't want to morph into that.
Hey, as long as he's happy, good for him. But yeah, it's a bit sad that he's sitting in a little closet singing to his imaginary audience. In the Over the Rainbow video, he really felt he WAS Judy at that most. He gives new meaning to MARY!
R123--doubt its female. Don't let your miso show.
Can't. Breathe. Am. Dying.
Looks like the uncle from childhood that you talk to your therapist about
He sings his very deep and romantic song originally sung by Barbara Streisand, "Evergreen" His animated video to this song is very deep and touching using animated computer people. I double dare you to check it out!
Now, is it just me or did anyone get the vibe that the bluebird was trying to get the hell out of there?
R124, click on his name ,and it will lead you to more information about him. Apparently he is from New Orleans. One of his other greatest hits are bottles of beer on the wall.Also, he has hair in the other stuff he sings in, maybe it's a rug.
R124, I think you have a point. YouTube is his very minor 15 minutes of fame. It's sad because it's evident this has been his dream to sing, and have some audience or some recognition. I guess if he is there doing his little thing,and it makes him happy, all power to him. He isn't harming anyone. I think it takes a lot of guts to sing in front of hundreds to thousands to dissect your sinning. I couldn't do it. Mr. Rees, your living out your dream, who cares! go for it!
R122, R123, R125, thank you for proving my point ABOUT SOME on here. I rest my case!I got your number LOL!
You wish you had my number. Please.
Is he singing into a beard trimmer?
R132 - it's either a beard trimmer or sheep shears.
This is R121. Yes I am a male ,and I was just kidding! Lighten up will ya?! On the contrary, I was on here when there was a thread ,which many of you showed your pictures of what you looked like.So many of you are hot studs! I'm serious! Also, the way some of you talk on here it's kind of rough like many of you guys seem so manly. I bet a lot of you hoties were in the military right? HOT. However, I really have to be truly honest. I'm not kidding but many of the guys who are on the DL Facebook page have long, long hair and beards, who wants to date a bearded lady?!! Some are cute though.
So OP for diverting the thread, now carry on.
cannot be lost
I have dearly missed the vocal stylizations of Robert Rees, so I have bumped the thread.