Watermelon Drums

Spreading the seeds of musical genius

How Ringo Starr played “Strawberry Fields Forever”

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Watermelon Drums

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He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Billy Wilder

Kind words are the music of the world. - F.W. Faber

Canned music is like audible wallpaper. - Alistair Cooke

Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Country music is three chords and the truth. - Harlan Howard

Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig Van Beethoven

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

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Moliere

Get up from that piano. You hurtin' its feelings. - Jelly Roll Morton

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

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is? - Frank Scully

When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat. - Mark Twain

Don't let the seeds stop you from enjoying the watermelon. - Unknown

If I'm going to Hell, I'm going there playing the piano. - Jerry Lee Lewis

The symphony must be like the world. It must embrace everything. - Gustav Mahler

If in the afterlife there is not music, we will have to import it. - Domenico Cieri Estrada

My metabolism stinks. I can gain weight just listening to dinner music. - Ron Dentinger

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. - Tom Lehrer

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov

Watermelon - it's a good fruit. You eat, you drink, you wash your face. - Enrico Caruso

Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the piano. - Frederic Chopin

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. - Mary Kay Ash

I'm a producer for fun. I'm not a professional schooled musician or anything. - Afrojack

If you're in jazz and more than ten people like you, you're labeled commercial. - Herbie Mann

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

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

Love is a piano dropped from a fourth story window, and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time. - Ani DiFranco

What's the earth with all its art, verse, music, worth -
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning

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

Life is like a good watermelon, sweet and juicy... but you still have to pick out the seeds to enjoy every bit of it. - Unknown

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. - Joseph Addison

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. - Frank Zappa

You write to become immortal, or because the piano happens to be open, or you've looked into a pair of beautiful eyes. - Robert Schumann

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

A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine; something Brussels Sprouts never do. - P.J. O'Rourke

The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation. - Oscar Wilde

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. - Henry David Thoreau

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means put down. - Bob Newhart


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22-Apr-2018