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1. "My goal was always to be involved in music that would outlive me. And maybe that's actually happening."
Author: Barry Manilow
2. "His door opened, and Michael filled the doorway.Gabriel yanked the headphones out of his ears, but music still poured out against his comforter. "Ever hear of knocking?"He wanted his voice to be sharp, but he couldn't generate the usual anger.He's not worthless. And you're out of line."I did knock," said Michael. "Three times."
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
3. "Once I was checking to hotel and a couple saw my ring with Blues on it. They said, 'You play blues. That music is so sad.' I gave them tickets to the show, and they came up afterwards and said, 'You didn't play one sad song.'"
Author: Buddy Guy
4. "Not many songs can fend off evil. But the right song with the right voice can be a weapon; anyone who's listened to music through headphones while riding the subway or plowing angrily through a rush-hour sidewalk knows how it can and separate you from them, allows you to say to the teeming masses that you are this and they are that."
Author: Dave Eggers
5. "A classical LP was playing...... Jealous and sweet, this music was, sobbing and gorgeous, muddy and crystal.But if the right words existed the music wouldn't need to."
Author: David Mitchell
6. "When you're sick of the world, lock your door, grab your pillow, plug in your headphones and turn the music up."
Author: Dreamer Girl
7. "Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound."
Author: Eduard Hanslick
8. "The festive music died down and the granite pillars were replaced with rotted wooden beams as he continued down the alleyways. The scent of fresh flowers turned to mold, and the colorful mosiacs of honor and nobility were nonexistent. Run-down tenements were shadowed by its surrounding buildings, as if the capital itself wanted to conceal its existence."
Author: Evan Meekins
9. "I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited are showing an ever increasing interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures."
Author: George Crumb
10. "One thing I've tried to do in writing music is take on very basic things, very archetypal things."
Author: Harrison Birtwistle
11. "I'm starved for love. Not ordinary love but real love. The love that's like music or something."
Author: J.P. Donleavy
12. "I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey."
Author: John Eaton
13. "The first music I was exposed to was Stravinsky and I loved it but I don't remember it."
Author: Leo Kottke
14. "Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and chops serve a different function in jazz."
Author: Marc Ribot
15. "It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it."
Author: Miles Davis
16. "Johnny Cash had all of the same talents and problems as Elvis - a poor upbringing in the rural South exposure to gospel music throughout his childhood a penchant for drug abuse...they had the same sort of influencing experiences but Johnny' Cash's problematic relationship was with his father not his mother. If he had had the mommy issues that Elvis had instead of a compelling need to prove himself to his father, he wouldn't have been the badass man in black, the guy in Folsom Prison watching the train roll by. Elvis was a lot of things but even with the karate and the gunplay he was more unstable than badass."
Author: Molly Harper
17. "I wanted to paint a picture some day that people would stand before and forget that it was made of paint. I wanted it to creep into them like a bar of music and mushroom there like a soft bullet."
Author: O. Henry
18. "On the radio there's only a certain amount of artists: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kanye, T-Pain, Lil Wayne, T.I., Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys. Other artists are achieving things that are really special, they have a hard time getting people's attention. Music has been just a little bit lacklustre."
Author: Q Tip
19. "My music is so often like a lullaby I write to myself to make sense of things I can't tie together, or things I've lost, or things I'll never have."
Author: Stephan Jenkins
20. "But ya know what, I am a part of something that happened. I'm a part of the music that happened. My voice is one more instrument, is what it is. So that's the way I feel about people who play on sessions."
Author: Waylon Jennings
21. "Today you go into make a modern recording with all this technology. The bass plays first, then the drums come in later, then they track the trumpet and the singer comes in and they ship the tape somewhere. Well, none of the musicians have played together. You can't play jazz music that way. In order for you to play jazz, you've got to listen to them. The music forces you at all times to address what other people are thinking and for you to interact with them with empathy and to deal with the process of working things out. And that's how our music really could teach what the meaning of American democracy is."
Author: Wynton Marsalis
22. "Just as music is noise that makes sense, a painting is colour that makes sense, so a story is life that makes sense."
Author: Yann Martel

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