Watermelon Drums

Spreading the seeds of musical genius

How Ringo Starr played “Strawberry Fields Forever”

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Jazz is democracy in music. - Wynton Marsalis

Music is the soundtrack of your life. - Dick Clark

German headshrinker named Sigmund Fruit - Archie Bunker

Dancing with her was like moving a piano. - Ring Lardner

Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

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

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

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. - Pat Conroy

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

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

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

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

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. - Samuel Johnson

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. - Oscar Wilde

For corporate marketers, podcasting is low-hanging fruit. - Paul Gillin

Excellence in any pursuit is the late, ripe fruit of toil. - W.M.L. Jay

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

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

People haven't always been there for me, but music always has. - Taylor Swift

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be. - George William Curtis

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

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

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

All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. - Frank Zappa

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

The trouble with dancing naked is that not everything stops when the music does. - Unknown

My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't. - Simon Cowell

Life is a slice of watermelon: never without seeds but sweet 'til the bitter end. - Unknown

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann

Give me a guitar, give me a piano, give me a broom and string, I wouldn't get bored anywhere. - Keith Richards

Although I am not stupid, the mathematical side of my brain is like dumb notes upon a damaged piano. - Margot Asquith

A hundred years from now, people will listen to the music of the Beatles the same way we listen to Mozart. - Paul McCartney

In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an idealism and perfectionism that I could never attain as me. - Billy Corgan

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

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 your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

The piano is a universal instrument. If you start there, learn your theory and how to read, you can go on to any other instrument. - Eddie Van Halen

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

It is quite untrue that British people don't appreciate music. They may not understand it but they absolutely love the noise it makes. - Sir Thomas Beecham

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. - Franz Liszt


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20-Oct-2017