Archive for the 'Music Quote TidBit' Category

16 Dec

Music Quote TidBit

“…the music you make is shaped by what you play it on … if you feel that you’re not getting enough out of a song, change the instrument – go from an acoustic to an electric or vice versa, or try an open tuning … do something to shake it up…” – Mark Knopfler / Dire Straits

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18 Nov

Music Quote TidBit

“Sam Phillips always encouraged me to do it my way, to use what ever other influences I wanted, but never to copy … that was a great rare gift he gave me: believe in myself, right from the start of my recording career… if there hadn’t been a Sam Phillips, I might still be working in a cotton field” – Johnny Cash

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18 Oct

Music Quote Tidbit

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”

Jimi Hendrix

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04 Oct

Music Quote TidBit

“We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.”

Decca Recording Company rejecting the Beatles, 1962

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13 Aug

Music Quote TidBit – Beethoven

“Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.”

Ludwig Van Beethoven

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25 Jun

Music Quote TidBit – Waylon Jennings

“I’ve always felt that Blues, Rock N’ Roll and Country are just about a beat apart.”


Walyon Jennings (1937-2002)

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17 Jun

Music Quote TidBit – Victor Hugo

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”


Victor Hugo

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10 Jun

Music Quote TidBit – Elvis Presley

“I don’t know anything about music.  In my line you don’t have to”

Elvis Presley

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