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Music? Sez who?

Big Mick 29 Jun 06 - 12:01 PM
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GUEST,leeneia 29 Jun 06 - 12:25 PM
Micca 29 Jun 06 - 12:45 PM
GUEST 29 Jun 06 - 12:58 PM
Clinton Hammond 29 Jun 06 - 01:04 PM
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Wesley S 29 Jun 06 - 01:08 PM
Big Mick 29 Jun 06 - 01:24 PM
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Steve-o 29 Jun 06 - 01:34 PM
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Subject: Music? Sez who?
From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:01 PM

Music is just a means of creating a magical state.

Robert Fripp
English Musician


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:03 PM

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn.

Charlie Parker
American Musician


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:04 PM

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules. Often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.

Frank Zappa
Mothers of Invention


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: GUEST,leeneia
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:25 PM

Thanks for posting those thoughts, Mick.


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From: Micca
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:45 PM

" If Music is the food of love, prepare yourself for Indigestition"
Title, of an album, by Dave,Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: GUEST
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 12:58 PM

"Music is congealed air"


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From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:04 PM

The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side.

Hunter S Thompson


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From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:06 PM

At the end of the day
When all is said and done
You got your family
You got your band
You got your friends
And if you're really lucky
They're all one and the same
-Prey For Rock & Roll-


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:07 PM

The eyes in the room are all looking at the star
But the butts are all shaking to the bass guitar
-Todd Snider-


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From: Wesley S
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:08 PM

"Turn that stuff down" "NOW"

Ward Smith {my father} April 14th 1967

"Can you PLEASE practice something else?"

Bretta - my wife - September 3rd 2003


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:24 PM

I always have a certain song in my head, a certain chemistry of sounds.

Bjork
Icelandic Musician


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:26 PM

I just wanted a song to sing, and there came a point where I couldn't sing anything ... nobody else was writing what I wanted to sing. I couldn't find it anywhere. If I could I probably never would have started writing.

Bob Dylan
American Musician


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:29 PM

Most of my songs are about relationships, and relationships cover so many different intensities of emotions. To me, that is what songwriting is about: human relationships and telling stories.

Kate Bush
British Musician


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From: Steve-o
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:34 PM

Doc Watson was asked about trying to make a living as a musician, and he said, "Well, it's OK, as long as you've tried every other way first".


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:42 PM

Nice song. It needs a chorus.

Paul Mills
Canadian Musician, Singer and Producer


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:50 PM

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the spaces between the notes and curl my back to the loneliness.

Maya Angelou
American writer


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 01:52 PM

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Aldous Huxley
English writer


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From: M.Ted
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 02:04 PM

"You are completely unable to tell the difference between good music and bad music."

Lou, one of my college housemates


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From: Big Mick
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 02:54 PM

In summer, the song sings itself.

William Carlos Williams
American Poet


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From: s6k
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 06:05 PM

"Music was my first love, and it will be my last
Music of the future, and music of the past

To live without my music would be impossible to do
In this world of troubles, my music pulls me through"

-John Miles
(song - 'Music')


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From: Noreen
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 07:03 PM

Music isn't just a question of sounds.
You are creating emotions from inside yourself that can be sometimes beautiful and uplifting but are, sometimes, ugly or disturbing.
To be a good musician, music has to come from deep inside you, from a seed growing in your heart.


Evelyn Glennie
Scottish percussionist


(From a reading test paper set for all English Y6 students - 10/11 yrs)


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From: kendall
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 07:32 PM

The function of music is to free our minds of the tyranny of concious thought. I paraphrase, don't remember the source)


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From: BanjoRay
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 08:10 PM

"You can either PLAY folk music, or you can BE folk music"
Alan Freeman, mountain dulcimer player, about a fortnight ago in Glenville, West Virginia.
Cheers
Ray


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From: GUEST,Dale
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 08:17 PM

"I believe that music can connect people's hearts"

Lisa Loeb


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From: dick greenhaus
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 08:52 PM

Music is organized noise. Good music is good organized noise.


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From: Mooh
Date: 29 Jun 06 - 11:23 PM

Their savage eyes turn'd to a modest gaze
By the sweet power of music...
But music for the time doth change his nature.

Shakespeare, Merchant Of Venice


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From: mrdux
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 12:11 AM

"He has Van Gogh's ear for music."

                                – Billy Wilder


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From: mrdux
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 12:14 AM

"Listen to them: the children of the night. What music they make!"

– Count Dracula, in Dracula (1931)
Garrett Fort, screenplay/based on the play by Hamilton Deane                               and John                                                                               L. Balderston


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From: Trevor
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 02:24 AM

"Musicians paint pictures on silence"

Stokowski (I think!)


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From: GUEST,Elfcall
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 03:07 AM

'turn that bloody music down!'

My Mum c 1973-1980


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From: Paul Burke
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 03:17 AM

If music is the food of love,
play us a tune on your jam butty.

Ken Dodd


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From: sian, west wales
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 05:04 AM

From "Pa beth yw Dyn" by Waldo Williams

Beth yw canu? Cael o'r creu
Ei hen athrylith.
Beth yw gweithio ond gwneud cân
O'r coed a'r gwenith?

... and Tony Conran's translation, "What is Man"

Singing, what is it? The ancient
Genius of the creation.
What's work but making a song
Of the trees and the wheat?

sian


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From: Fidjit
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 05:23 AM

"My name it is Van Gogh, lend an ear, lend an ear".

Vin Garbutt


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: Big Mick
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 09:55 AM

My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that. But when me know me facts me can say facts. My music go on forever.

Robert Nesta Marley


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From: Big Mick
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 09:57 AM

....the blues is for me. It's like a shoe. You take a number seven shoe. You sure can't wear a size four. You wear the one that fits. The blues fit me.

Muddy Waters
American Blues Musician


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From: Big Mick
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 09:58 AM

Music is religion for me. There'll be music in the hereafter, too.

Jimi Hendrix


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From: dick greenhaus
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 10:54 AM

Wagner is better than he sounds"
................Mark Twain


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From: fat B****rd
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 03:14 PM

"Listen to the music and when you hear that beat
you can't fight your feelings you just gotta move your feet"
Willie Mitchell


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From: Becca72
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 03:24 PM

"Turn off that gawd-damned thrashing and banging"

Kendall Morse (my father) referring to any rock n roll of my childhood.


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From: Kaleea
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 04:39 PM

the definition of Music according to my Music History Professor, Mr. Fletcher:

   "Music is a reflection of mankind."


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From: JedMarum
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 04:48 PM

"Are you really going to play that thing for another hour?"

Louisa, two hours after I'd brought home my very first banjo.


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From: Big Mick
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 05:11 PM

You know any frickin Willie Nelson???

Voice hollered through a hotel room wall in Denver, Colorado, at about 3:00 AM. I was away from home, working on my own, missing my family. I sat and sang Irish ballads, old American ballads, and this guy apparently wanted to sleep. Heathen.

Mick


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From: Amos
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 06:48 PM

Some guys got no assthetic sense, Mick. Never you mind. His reward will come hereafter. He will be penned up in a small room and forced to listen to John Denver reruns for all eternity.


A


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Subject: RE: Music? Sez who?
From: Don Firth
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 07:19 PM

An he had been a dog that should have howled thus, they would have hanged him.
                                    —William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act II, Scene 3.


Shall we clap into't roundly, without hawking or spitting or saying we are hoarse, which are the only prologues to a bad voice?
                                    —William Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act V, scene 3.

Don Firth


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From: Elmer Fudd
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 07:56 PM

It's all right Pa, let the boy rock and roll;
He's got a mind of his own and you know he's got a musical soul,

--Lovin' Spoonful


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