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I hope we can keep doing it this way - making music and art that are pure products of our influences while not really having to let the whole celebrity side of it get in the way. Then maybe more virtual bands will come out and do the same thing.
~By Damon Albarn ~


I mean, just because you're a musician doesn't mean all your ideas are about music. So every once in a while I get an idea about plumbing, I get an idea about city government, and they come the way they come.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


I'll tell you what I would do in a shot if I could. I would sing in the barbershop quartet in The Music Man.
~By Ned Beatty ~


I spent most of the year in the studio for electronic music at a radio station in Cologne or in other studios where I produced new works with all kinds of electronic apparatus.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


A lot of people seem to get preoccupied with what I'm wearing as opposed to the music.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


I never expected to record again. I knew I had done everything I ever wanted to do. I was satisfied. But... all the time I'm watching the country music horizon. And I'm sayin' 'Lord, is there anybody gonna come?'
~By Buck Owens ~


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
~By Al Jourgensen ~


When I want 30 musicians in the orchestra, I get 30.
~By Les Baxter ~


Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.
~By Alfred Jarry ~


Music, not sex, got me aroused.
~By Marvin Gaye ~


I don't like to be entertaining. I don't like the feeling of being entertaining. If there was a musical or a comedy that was not just for entertainment but was rooted in something I could relate to on a real level, then I think I would do it.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I never took a music lesson in my life, it just came naturally.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me.
~By Shirley Manson ~


With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
~By Brian Setzer ~


But working with Dre, I grew up with his music, so I'm still like more a fan.
~By Obie Trice ~


In 1955 music wasn't that important. Music was a kind of a special thing you went and did.
~By Jerry Hunt ~


I worked with three people who were doing video music shows before MTV.
~By Nina Blackwood ~


I'm just experimenting with every different type of music you can imagine and seeing where my voice lies and what sounds best. I think when I do finally do the album it will be very eclectic - just loads of different stuff on it. That's what I am hoping.
~By Charlotte Church ~


There's so much excellent new music around that I can't afford to buy it all and I haven't the time to review as much as I'd like. I can't remember a better time to be a musician or to listen to music!
~By Malcolm Wilson ~


I have this massive love for the whole culture of pop music. It's my fascination, my ongoing passion.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


But times changed, and I changed, and I didn't feel that way anymore. The Beatles were happening. I think that was probably the main thing. The Beatles just changed the whole world of music.
~By Barry McGuire ~


The best rock musicians are the most exciting people in the world.
~By James Daly ~


There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience.
~By Amy Lee ~


I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up.
~By Jackson Browne ~


I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers.
~By Elaine Paige ~


I try to use my music to move these people to act.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


I'm just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking, entertaining films. I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people, from music, novels, the streets.
~By Spike Lee ~


But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me - as well as Alex and Neil - as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.
~By Geddy Lee ~


Too many young musicians today want to win polls before they learn their instruments.
~By Benny Goodman ~


Radio is not a partner in the industry. I think that the music industry has continued to depend upon radio, but has ended up pandering to a medium that doesn't care.
~By Don Rose ~


All music has to speak in some form or other.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


We always feel pretty creative as far as writing songs. We write them together; we just get in a room, or on occasion in Flea's garage. We just sort of improvise, like jazz musicians.
~By Chad Smith ~


If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void.
~By Levi Strauss ~


Our music, you either get it or you don't. There's no middle ground.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


Music has the power to bring people together like no other art form.
~By Michael Franti ~


I'm singing the music publisher's theme song - it ain't a commercial.
~By Hoagy Carmichael ~


Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
~By Isaac Stern ~


People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


If it wasn't for music, I would think that love is mortal.
~By Mark Helprin ~


I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.
~By Quincy Jones ~


I hope that what you take away from my album is not just the music - which I did want to be fun, and I did want it to be about individuality, but please also take away from it that there's no dream that's too big.
~By Lady Gaga ~


One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent, e.g., music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


I remember times when the whole music scene was just flourishing.
~By Roscoe Mitchell ~


My favorite type of music to sing is a crossover between country and pop.
~By Lauren Alaina ~


So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music.
~By Itzhak Perlman ~


You learn at a certain point that you have to focus on the business side of music. After getting ripped off a couple of times, you figure out that you need to get a grip on it.
~By Neil Schon ~


I want them to come away with discovering the music inside them. And not thinking about themselves as jazz musicians, but thinking about themselves as good human beings, striving to be a great person and maybe they'll become a great musician.
~By Charlie Haden ~


I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers... They use my tools.
~By Robert Moog ~


Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
~By Tony Visconti ~


I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element.
~By Lady Gaga ~


Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.
~By Giuseppe Mazzini ~


It was my band. I organized the band and Dizzy was in the band. Dizzy was the first musical director with the band. Charlie Parker was in the band. But, no, no, that was my band.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


When you're artistic director of a program, you present the music you want to present.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


I also love Dido and Nelly Furtado and people who are really into their music like that. And I love Renee Zellweger.
~By Hilary Duff ~


George Harrison is perhaps one of the most creative people I ever met, not only in his music and songwriting, but just the way he lived his life, decorated his gardens and homes. He was a dear friend of mine. His entire approach to music was very unique.
~By Gary Wright ~


No one had ever told me that whites were supposed to sing one kind of music and blacks another - I sang what I liked in the only voice I had.
~By Charley Pride ~


I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance.
~By Alex Kapranos ~


We live in a connected world now. Some find that frightening. If people are downloading our music, they're listening to it. The internet is like radio for us.
~By Jeff Tweedy ~


There's no way I can compete with someone who can write rap or rock and roll. Nor do I wish to. But I've always kept up to date with music changes. I worked very hard not to type myself.
~By Elmer Bernstein ~


Watch MTV and you can see what the music scene is like in England. The Spice Girls? Not a lot of creativity in the commercial area. There are still great musicians in England, but not a lot being heard that much.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


Music had always been the handmaid of the Roman liturgy.
~By Richard Morris ~


If my life were a song, what would it be? 'A Never Ending Road of Musical Good Times'.
~By Paul McDonald ~


I think musicians and artists are the most philanthropic people I know. Their charity record of the music business would hold up to the work of anybody.
~By Glenn Frey ~


My outlet is my music, and it's been this way since I was 4 years old.
~By Chubby Checker ~


Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
~By Billy Joel ~


Your spoken voice is a part of it - not a big part of it, but it's something. It puts people at ease, and once again kind of reaches out and makes a bridge for what's otherwise difficult music.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


I've always liked pop music. There was a bit of a misunderstanding with the avant-garde rock scene, because I think I was sort of swimming the wrong way, really.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


So I've never found there was any particular separation between the two cultures at all, musically speaking.
~By Neville Marriner ~


When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.
~By Carla Bley ~


I grew up mostly with classical, big band, and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
~By Moira Kelly ~


When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing.
~By Patty Duke ~


We're real people and we're a band that's been playing on the scene for a long time. We've made a lot of friends, and one enemy we've always had was the NME. They've always basically slated us and they've basically never ever written about the music.
~By Dan Hawkins ~


It really is, to see that this kind of music is still so popular.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
~By Erik Satie ~


Movie music is noise... even more painful than my sciatica.
~By Thomas Beecham ~


I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


It was a great time to be making music because everything else was changing.
~By Gordon Waller ~


In the music industry, you meet some not very nice people, some very strange characters.
~By Midge Ure ~


My music, certainly, has never embarrassed me.
~By Barry Gibb ~


I had to learn chord shapes. I bought books with chord charts. I used to listen to all kinds of pop music.
~By Mick Taylor ~


We all love musical architecture; there's no doubt about that.
~By Levon Helm ~


You have to make a choice when you start to sing and decide whether you want to service the music, and be at the top of your art, or if you want to be a very popular tenor.
~By Alfredo Kraus ~


There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process.
~By Adam Duritz ~


I run around, I listen to a lot of music, go to a lot of concerts. And when I see someone that gases me, I try to go out of my way to involve them somehow in what I'm doing or get involved in what they're doing.
~By John Zorn ~


If Antarctica were music it would be Mozart. Art, and it would be Michelangelo. Literature, and it would be Shakespeare. And yet it is something even greater; the only place on earth that is still as it should be. May we never tame it.
~By Andrew Denton ~


I think America concedes that true American music has sprung from the Negro.
~By William Christopher Handy ~


You have to watch all sides of your advancement, you have to make sure people's bodies and minds are healthy and their morale is cool before you can really go out and play great music.
~By Shirley Manson ~


I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn't matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you'd get the girls.
~By Tommy Chong ~


Hell is full of musical amateurs.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that.
~By John Fahey ~


Those who have expressed doubts and misgivings about their ability to live this kind of life shouldn't try, because being a musician is not something you chose to be, it is something you are.
~By Billy Joel ~


I always want to write erotic music... Not only about the love between men and women, but in a much more universal sense - about the sensuality of the mechanism of the universe... about life.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


Since music has never had a Rembrandt, we have remained nothing more than musicians.
~By Morton Feldman ~


The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls.
~By Charley Pride ~


One can't deny what has happened to us in the past. The secret is to enjoy and be proud of the music we've created and the people with whom we have been linked. It's all a long chain of involvement in the world, and we are proud to be yet another link in this chain.
~By Graham Nash ~


But the greatest thing about music is putting it out there for people to figure out. You want the listener to find the song on their own. If you give too much away, it takes away from the imagination.
~By Diana Krall ~


I'm doing music, and we both want to do some drama.
~By Kel Mitchell ~


I love all music. Right now I am loving Josh Grobin and Kelly Clarkson.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~

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