American Musician Quotes
We're tenting tonight on the old campground, Give us a song to cheer Our weary hearts, a song of home And friends we love so dear.
Shoo, fly! don't bodder me! I belong to Company G, I feel like a morning star.
Thomas Brigham Bishop
When you're passing by
Flowers droop and sigh,
And I know the reason why,
You're much sweeter, goodness knows,
All were artists, playing foolish, having fights and making love as if the rest of the world had no racial problems whatsoever.
It's one for the money,
Two for the show,
Three to get ready,
Now go, cat, go!
But don't you step on my Blue Suede Shoes.
You can do anything but lay off my Blue Suede Shoes.
Can the circle be unbroken Bye and bye, Lord, bye and bye There's a better home a-waiting In the sky, Lord, in the sky.
A. P. Carter
Don't know why
There's no sun up in the sky,
Since my man and I ain't together
It keeps raining all the time.
Off we go into the wild blue yonder,
Climbing high into the sun.
Robert MacArthur Crawford
If We Ever Needed the Lord Before, We Sure Do Need Him Now
Thomas A. Dorsey
Fly me to the moon, and let me play among the stars; Let me see what spring is like on Jupiter and Mars. In other words, hold my hand! In other words, darling, kiss me!
A fat pink cloud hangs over the hill Unfolding like a rose. If you hold my hand and sit real still You can hear the grass as it grows.
John La Touche (lyricist)
I belong to the blank generation I can take it or leave it each time
Sweet home Alabama Where skies are so blue Sweet home Alabama Lord, I'm coming home to you.
I am honestly not sure how capable I am of love. And I'm not sure why.
I'll learn to work the saxophone I'll play just what I feel Drink Scotch whiskey all night long And die behind the wheel
Maybe I should write some songs like Mozart
'Cause many people don't believe rap is an art.
With the lights out, it's less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us.
Cat, I'll let you in on a little secret. We don't all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn't make the work part of it any easier...It just makes you less likely to quit.
Time clocks rob the world of wild possibility. That's what they're for.
For better or for worse, everything I recall is associated, one way or another, with the piano.
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Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. [It is] a major force in explaining man to man.
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