13297 Total Quotes

American Musician Quotes

Curtis Jackson
I don't have to say 'Rap it up' every two seconds, or 'Don't do drugs' every two seconds. They know they're not supposed to use drugs, and they know they're supposed to put a condom on.
Curtis Jackson
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Gerard Way
Cigarettes and coffee: an alcoholic's best friend!
Gerard Way
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Ike Turner
They have all different names for music. I think the music I'm going to change the style with is going to be really, really big-years and years after I'm gone.
Ike Turner
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Miles Davis
For me, music and life are all about style.
Miles Davis
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Kinky Friedman
If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus.
Kinky Friedman
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Young Buck
I was young and felt like it was opportunity 'cause they were moving units back then on the underground scene.
Young Buck
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Jim Morrison
Film spectators are quiet vampires.
Jim Morrison
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Frank Zappa
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
Frank Zappa
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Bobby Mcferrin
Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adults.
Bobby Mcferrin
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Bobby Mcferrin
The true musician is to bring light into people's hearts.
Bobby Mcferrin
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Bobby Mcferrin
I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument.
Bobby Mcferrin
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Bobby Mcferrin
I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful.
Bobby Mcferrin
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Bobby Mcferrin
When I'm on stage by myself, I don't have to think about anything. I don't have to worry about anything because I'm not responsible for anything except just opening my mouth and making sure music comes out.
Bobby Mcferrin
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Bobby Mcferrin
I've got one week left, and then I'm done for a year. I haven't had a sabbatical, I haven't taken a year off from touring in 15 years at least.
Bobby Mcferrin
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I, of course, wanted to play real jazz. When we played pop tunes, and naturally we had to, I wanted those pops to kick! Not loud and fast, understand, but smoothly and with a definite punch.
Count Basie
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Christina Aguilera
Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth.
Christina Aguilera
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Chester Bennington
I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what i told everybody i was going to be when i grew up.
Chester Bennington
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Ani Difranco
Strangers are exciting, their mystery never ends. But, there's nothing like looking at your own history in the faces of your friends.
Ani Difranco
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Stevie Wonder
You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
Stevie Wonder
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Billie Holiday
I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old.
Billie Holiday
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Chris Rock
George Bush hates midgets.
Chris Rock
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Clay Aiken
I could have a degree in music and come on the show, and Simon could still say 'You stink'.
Clay Aiken
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Dave Mustaine
Moving on, is a simple thing, what it leaves behind is hard.
Dave Mustaine
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Dolly Parton
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Dolly Parton
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If you want to ask about my drug problem, go ask my big, fat, smart, ten pound daughter, she'll answer any questions you have about it.
Courtney Love
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Harry Chapin
Our lives are to be used and thus to be lived as fully as possible, and truly it seems that we are never so alive as when we concern ourselves with other people.
Harry Chapin
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Dolly Parton
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Dolly Parton
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If you've got talent, stick with it... because talent wins out, without a doubt.
Bobby Sherman
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I am moved by music, and certain things just make my day.
Bobby Sherman
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In show business, if you make a mistake, you can do it over again.
Bobby Sherman
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