Music Quotes by Famous Musicians

1. "Rock & Roll is feeling, and after you know most of the basics ... chords, rhythm, scales and bends ... getting that feeling is just about the most important aspect of playing guitar"
- Eddie Van Halen

2. "... I don't want you to play me a riff that's going to impress Joe Satriani; give me a riff that makes a kid want to go out and buy a guitar and learn to play ..."
- Ozzy Osbourne

3. "Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. It's not the thing in itself; it's preparatory to the activity"
- Barney Kessel - Jazz Guitar

4. "music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand"
- Stevie Wonder

5. "He who writes and composes without feeling spoils both his words and his music."
- Guillaume de Machaut

6. "Rock and roll ain't noise pollution".

7. "I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music."
-Billy Joel

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

9. "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music"
- Sergei Rachmaninov

...and my favorite

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

More to come...


mystic June 2, 2009 at 4:38 AM  

hey tysm for stopping over again
sure we can exchange links
do you want me to use this one to yours?

Minor League Rocker June 2, 2009 at 7:13 PM  

Those are cool quotes, for sure. The one about skipping rope is so apt. Too many people skip that step, dismissing it as mindless exercise.

Big mistake.

Oh, my link to your blog is up and running. Rock on!

Meryl (proud pinay) June 2, 2009 at 9:31 PM  

nice quotes! ^_^
thanks for sharing ^_^

musicmaniac June 5, 2009 at 10:51 AM  

Awesome quotes friend, where did you get them?



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