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Why They Sing

Canned Music for shut-in musicians

Why They Sing thanks to Barry McCartney

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Music is my higher power. - Oliver James

Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Anderson

Music is an outburst of the soul. - Frederick Delius

I've learned my song, and I sing it. - Bob Barker

Music is a means of rapid transportation. - John Cage

I enjoy playing the audience like a piano. - Alfred Hitchcock

Music comes to me more readily than words. - Ludwig van Beethoven

Music is spiritual. The music business is not. - Van Morrison

I hate music - especially when it's played. - Jimmy Durante

Love is not love without a violin playing goat. - Julia Roberts

If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing. - J M Barrie

Music is what our soul sounds like when it sings. - Xila Toro

Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once. - Robert Browning

Making music should not be left to the professionals. - Michelle Shocked

Music isn't for the eyes - it's for the ears. - Adele

Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best. - Oscar Wilde

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Elvis Costello

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. - Steve Martin

It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted. - George Eliot

The music is all around us. All you have to do is listen. - August Rush

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. - Anais Nin

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't. - Johnny Depp

Every day a piano doesn't fall on my head is good luck. - Meg Rosoff

Don't play what's there - play what's not there. - Miles Davis

Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to no one. - Duke Ellington

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it. - H.E. Luccock

The sweetest music in the world to every person is his own name. - Unknown

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. - Ludwig van Beethoven

Country music has always been the best shrink that 15 bucks can buy. - Dierks Bentley

Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference. - Herbie Hancock

Having a baby is like trying to push a grand piano through a transom. - Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. - Chinese Proverb

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it. - George Foreman

Whatever their faults, the Communists did not invent canned laughter. - Unknown

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. - Sergei Rachmaninoff

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to. - Elvis Presley

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below. - Joseph Addison

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song. - Lou Holtz

I'd rather be dead than singing 'Satisfaction' when I'm forty-five. - Mick Jagger

My father had a piano that was a nickelodeon - put a nickel, and the roller would play. - Frank Sinatra

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. - Thomas Carlyle

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. - Haruki Murakami

Oh say can you see, by the dawn's early light. What so proudly we hailed. Of thee I sing. - Archie Bunker

The only purpose for music should be the glory of God and the re-creation of the human spirit. - Johann Sebastian Bach

I dreamt of you last night, as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou

Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. - Jack Handey

The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice. - Andres Segovia

He is a rarity which I cannot but be fond of, as one would be of a hog that could fiddle, or a singing owl. - John W. Rochester

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Music is by far the most wonderful method we have to remind us each day of the power of personal accomplishment. - Chris S Salazar

Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpoints to hack post-horses. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top. - William Butler Yeats

The basis of our partnership strategy and our partnership approach: We build the social technology. They provide the music. - Mark Zuckerberg

Piano playing is more difficult than statesmanship. It is harder to awake emotions in ivory keys than it is in human beings. - Ignace Jan Paderewski

Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. - Hoosier Farmer

Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest. - George Carlin

One of my biggest fears is that I'm going to die alone in my home, and my cats will eat me because I am too dead to open their food cans. - Kelli Jae Baeli

Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them. - Plato

I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street. - W H Auden


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