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Singing By Singers Quotes By Walt Whitman

All music is what awakes from you when you are reminded by the instruments. It is not the violins and the cornets-it is not the oboe nor the beating drums, nor the score of the baritone singer singing his sweet romanza-nor that of the women's chorus; it is nearer and farther than they. — Walt Whitman

Singing By Singers Quotes By Cholly Atkins

You had to give, uh, a lot of consideration to the fact that, uh, the artist had to come back into the mike area and start singing, especially the background singers, you know. And you had to make sure they had a couple of bars of music in order to catch their breath. And uh, in many cases a lot of choreographers didn't give that, uh, the proper thought. — Cholly Atkins

Singing By Singers Quotes By Marly Youmans

he felt a pang of desire for the tintinnabulation of a Georgia summer. Strange, he thought, to long for the rasp of day- and dusk-singing cicadas and the night singers, katydids. — Marly Youmans

Singing By Singers Quotes By Dolora Zajick

Singers actually used to begin singing at a much younger age than they do now. I would say for me, I started late. But it's not unusual. I discovered I had a voice. I wanted to be a pianist when I was seven, and circumstances didn't allow that I studied it. — Dolora Zajick

Singing By Singers Quotes By John Lennon

Before many black singers were still labouring under that problem of God; it was often 'God will save us'. But right through the blacks were singing directly and immediately about their pain and also about sex, which is why I like it. — John Lennon

Singing By Singers Quotes By Sam Amidon

I'm not really a folk singer, but I love the music and there's certain lines that will get just stuck in my head, and they seem to be stuck there for a reason, and I start singing them. — Sam Amidon

Singing By Singers Quotes By Lauren Groff

A stranger hurrying as fast as he could over the icy sidewalks looked in. He saw a circle of singing people bathed in the clean white light from a tree, and his heart did a somersault, and the image stayed with him; it merged with him even as he came home to his own children, who were already sleeping in their beds, to his wife crossly putting together the tricycle without the screwdriver that he'd run out to borrow. It remained long after his children ripped open their gifts and abandoned their toys in puddles of paper and grew too old for them and left their house and parents and childhoods, so that he and his wife gaped at each other in bewilderment as to how it had happened so terribly swiftly. All those years, the singers in the soft light in the basement apartment crystallized in his mind, became the very idea of what happiness should look like. — Lauren Groff

Singing By Singers Quotes By Jo Stafford

I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers. — Jo Stafford

Singing By Singers Quotes By Margaret Whiting

Doris Day was such a big movie and TV star, people overlooked her singing. The proof is in the package. She's one of the best singers there ever was. — Margaret Whiting

Singing By Singers Quotes By Horace

There is a fault common to all singers. When they're among friends and are asked to sing they don't want to, and when they're not asked to sing they never stop. — Horace

Singing By Singers Quotes By Sonu Nigam

I was born in Faridabad but brought up in Delhi and Mumbai. My father had been living hand-to-mouth and literally slept on railway platforms when he came to Mumbai for the first time to become a film singer. My parents were both singers; they sang together and fell in love due to their singing. — Sonu Nigam

Singing By Singers Quotes By The Weeknd

I feel like my singing is not conventional. I mean, if you look at technique, I'm not a technical singer. — The Weeknd

Singing By Singers Quotes By PJ Harvey

I would listen most particularly to the countries whose language I didn't understand, didn't know what they were singing. But being a singer myself, I could understand because of the emotion. — PJ Harvey

Singing By Singers Quotes By Darlene Love

Nobody put the camera on the background singers who were singing. It was on Stevie Wonder. It was on Elton John. It was on whoever was the lead singer out front. We were 20 feet from stardom. — Darlene Love

Singing By Singers Quotes By Johnny Ramone

Rock 'n' roll is meant to entertain. Hippie folk singers are supposed to be singing about leftist views, but I don't think rock 'n' roll was ever that way. I don't remember the early rock 'n' rollers ever expressing any political views. — Johnny Ramone

Singing By Singers Quotes By Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat is one of the greatest singers of our time. When his singing takes off, his voice embodies soulfulness and sprituality like no other. — Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Singing By Singers Quotes By Charles Sorley

All the hills and vales along
Earth is bursting into song,
And the singers are the chaps
Who are going to die perhaps. — Charles Sorley

Singing By Singers Quotes By Stone Gossard

The past is filled with people who aren't traditionally thought of as fantastic singers singing these songs that capture people; songs like 'Louie Louie.' I just aim toward that, and I think I've gotten better at it. — Stone Gossard

Singing By Singers Quotes By Eddie Vedder

It's fun singing with other people who are really good singers. There's something kind of poignant about braiding a couple vocals. — Eddie Vedder

Singing By Singers Quotes By Alison Goldfrapp

I think a lot of singers are shy people. I suppose singing on stage is not like talking; you are not as exposed. — Alison Goldfrapp

Singing By Singers Quotes By Alan Cohen

In the end, we shall recognize our song and sing it well. You may feel a little warbly at the moment, but so have all the great singers. Just keep singing and you'll find your way home. — Alan Cohen

Singing By Singers Quotes By Tim Schafer

I've always seen this overlap between medieval warfare and heavy metal. You see heavy metal singers and they'll have like a brace around their arm and they'll be singing about Orcs. So let's just make a world where that all happens. That all gets put together, the heavy metal, and the rock, and the battling, actually does happen. Let's not flirt around with this let's just do it. — Tim Schafer

Singing By Singers Quotes By Bonnie Raitt

I'm just glad that I'm the musical equivalent of a character actress, because blues singers can keep singing and having an audience at 35, and someone like Madonna's gonna have to find something else to do, 'cos I don't care how pointy those bras are that she wears, they're still gonna look a little odd when she's 55! — Bonnie Raitt

Singing By Singers Quotes By Darlene Love

I enjoyed every minute of what I was doing with sessions, because The Blossoms, the group that I was singing with, they were the first black background singers. There weren't any. — Darlene Love

Singing By Singers Quotes By Megan Hilty

When you go to karaoke with a professional singer and they really start singing, there's no bigger buzzkill than that. — Megan Hilty

Singing By Singers Quotes By Charlotte Eriksson

When I discovered music - when I discovered the craft of shaping a song - my being fell into place. — Charlotte Eriksson

Singing By Singers Quotes By Frankie Valli

Establishing a style is important, it really is, but a lot of singers get so involved with their instrument, and more so than they do in what they're singing. I think you really have to think about what you're singing. You have to make the public believe what you're singing. And in order to do that, you have to believe it. — Frankie Valli

Singing By Singers Quotes By Tim McGraw

For me, there's a tremendous challenge of singing with Faith, who, in my opinion is one of the best singers in the world. She doesn't get enough credit for being as good as she is. She's so beautiful that people look past her singing. But for a journeyman like me to keep up with her is a real tough sprint. — Tim McGraw

Singing By Singers Quotes By Morris West

The fact is that the learning process goes on, and so long as the voices are not stilled and the singers go on singing some of it gets through. — Morris West

Singing By Singers Quotes By Tika Sumpter

It used to be that film stars didn't want to do TV, and actors weren't singing, and singers weren't acting. Everybody's kind of crossing over to whatever they want to do. So I feel like, if you have it, use it. If God's given you this talent, then use it. — Tika Sumpter

Singing By Singers Quotes By John Lloyd Young

I don't have a Jersey dialect. So when I approached the singing, I approached it the same way as an actor I approach a dialect, just as a singer. — John Lloyd Young

Singing By Singers Quotes By Lucinda Williams

The old jazz singers or old blues singers, you always just saw them kind of sitting down and singing. They weren't worried as much about their voice sounding perfect. They would make the song kind of fit their voice. — Lucinda Williams

Singing By Singers Quotes By Trey Songz

Barriers have been broken: rappers are singing, and singers are rapping. You might catch a rapper on a rock song, a pop artist on a hip-hop song - there are so many different things that are going on today. That is the same way in which we live our lives; we're all over the place. I like to try different things. — Trey Songz

Singing By Singers Quotes By Joseph Joubert

Every modulated sound is not a song, and every voice that executes a beautiful air does not sing. Singing should enchant. But to produce this effect there must be a quality of soul and voice which is by no means common even with great singers. — Joseph Joubert

Singing By Singers Quotes By Sonu Nigam

There are many singers who have got an exceptional talent, but spend their lives singing in local trains or hotels. Does the country even know who they are? Music in India is restricted only to Bollywood. Whoever manages to make a mark there is remembered. The ones who fail to reach and make it big there are forgotten. — Sonu Nigam

Singing By Singers Quotes By Jerome Hines

We are facing a generation of young singers who are much more diminutive in their approach to singing. — Jerome Hines

Singing By Singers Quotes By Janis Joplin

I started out to be a person on the street, just like everybody else. I didn't start out to be a singer. But I got sort of swept up in this singing thing, and after I got involved in it it got really important to me if I was good or not. — Janis Joplin

Singing By Singers Quotes By Geoffrey O'Brien

Christmas is the marriage of chaos and design. The real sound of life, for once, can burst out because a formal place has been set for it. At the moment when things have gotten sufficiently loose, the secret selves that these familiar persons hold inside them shake the room ... An undercurrent of clowning and jostling is part of the process by which we succeed finally in making our necessary noise: despite the difficulty of getting the words right, of getting the singers on the same page, of keeping the ritual from falling apart into the anarchy of separate impulses. From such clatter
extended and punctuated by whatever instrument is handy, a triangle a tambourine, a Chinese gone
beauty is born. — Geoffrey O'Brien

Singing By Singers Quotes By Anton Seidl

I have often heard the statement made by foreign singers, as a demonstrated fact, that the German artists are artists in feeling indeed, and serious in their devotion, but that their singing is crude. — Anton Seidl

Singing By Singers Quotes By Lyndon James Walker

My heart is broken
It is full of lettuce and celery
SINGERS AND WINNERS by Lyndon Walker. — Lyndon James Walker