Billy Joel Quotes on music


Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.

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Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate. At least the IRS thinks so.

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More than art, more than literature, music is universally accessible.

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It's really hard to make a living as a musician. It's almost impossible.

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If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.

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Those who have expressed doubts and misgivings about their ability to live this kind of life shouldn't try, because being a musician is not something you chose to be, it is something you are.

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Like family, we are tied to each other. This is what all good musicians understand.

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We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.

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When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.

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When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked.

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When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.

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Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.

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