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

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

18 Oct

Music Quote Tidbit

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

Jimi Hendrix

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

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

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)

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

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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