J Allard - If they're singing about heartbreak, they've lived it.
[ Heartbreak Lived Singing]
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George Brett - An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
[ Album Always Doing Personal Singing Something Such Thing Wanted]
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David Brinkley - If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
[ Afforded Career Detour Difference Done Education Lives Make Opportunity Others Singing Special Thing]
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Ice Cube - The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument.
[ Instrument Lyrical Singing Trumpet]
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Isaac Disraeli - I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well.
[ Communicate Even Everyone Fallen Get Listening Lyrics Meaning More Moved Nervous Really Silent Singing Then Try Well]
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Max Euwe - Broadway is a tough, tough arena for singing.
[ Arena Broadway Singing Tough]
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Jim Evans - I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.
[ Absolutely Adore Came Career Later Love Part Singing]
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Edward Fairfax - I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
[ Career Exterior Fuss Interested Make Music Never Others Part Sing Singing Things]
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Benjamin Franklin - Children frequently sing meaningful phrases to themselves over and over again before they learn to make a distinction between singing and saying.
[ Again Before Between Children Distinction Frequently Learn Make Meaningful Over Phrases Saying Sing Singing Themselves]
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Jan de Hartog - There will always be some kid who's the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they're not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
[ Always Anymore Great His Kid Kurt Lyrics Marketing New Out Problem Putting Singing Some Soul Will Writing]
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William Kent - They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style.
[ End Every Know Look Note Singing Song Style Top]
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Alan Kulwicki - What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
[ Ability Affect Composition Comprises Conscious Content Ear Good Make Performance Playing Singing Through True]
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Burt Lancaster - There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
[ Anymore Boring Everything Guy Rapping Real Shouting Singing Yelling]
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Gottfried Leibniz - There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
[ Actor Being Disloyal Industry Most Resistance Singing]
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Roy Moore - I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn, the trumpet and the cello.
[ Cello Enjoy Horn Instruments Move Singing Truly Trumpet Which]
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Ouida - I'm very soulful. I grew up singing in church. When I sing a song, I like to feel what I'm singing.
[ Church Feel Grew Sing Singing Song Soulful Up Very]
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Fulton Oursler - I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'
[ American Been Companies Different Far Get Go Gonna Hard How Idol Life Long Out Record Said See Seemed Sing Singing Struggle Such Takes Time Tried Wanting]
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Sam Phillips - I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.
[ Bicycle Body Energy Extremely Feel Good Important Love More Mountains Nature Sea Singing Sometimes Still Walk Your]
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Earl Scruggs - I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
[ Always Been Church Daily Delight Devoted Discipline Energies Observing Scriptures Services Singing Study Teaching Writing]
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Brandon Thomas - Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
[ Directing Drama Get Must Opera Play Similar Singing Way]
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August Wilson - I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
[ Ago Around Been Called Coaches Competition Entered Got Had House Idol Just Lessons Local Only Other Place Second Seriously Sing Singing Started Stratford Taking Three Time Too Vocal Would Years]
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- How nice the human voice is when it isn't singing.
[ How Human Nice Singing Voice]
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- My father, a mining engineer and colliery manager, gave his brood many advantages not least of which, for me, was his love of singing which gave music a central place in our lives.
[ Advantages Brood Central Engineer Father Gave His Least Lives Love Manager Many Mining Music Our Place Singing Which]
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- I was a kid, and I remember my mother singing. She was also a radio soap opera actress, but my mother sang.
[ Actress Also Kid Mother Opera Radio Remember Sang She Singing Soap]
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- Now I'm more sure and I feel myself more comfortable singing.
[ Comfortable Feel More Myself Now Singing Sure]
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- I love songwriting. It's second to my love for singing in how I express myself.
[ Express How Love Myself Second Singing Songwriting]
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- I would be happy at a piano bar, singing. I just want to home in on being the best singer I can be.
[ Bar Being Best Happy Home Just Piano Singer Singing Want Would]
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- I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
[ Acting Been Calendar Done Give Line Lingerie Modeling Much Singing Times Up Wanted Went Where]
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- I was always musical - yelling when I was a baby, singing into a brush and singing in the shower.
[ Always Baby Brush Into Musical Shower Singing Yelling]
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- It was my Mum who got me into singing properly - she knew I had to do something with my voice because she knew I was talented. She was the one who pushed me into joining a choir all those years ago, when I was about 12. I remember she told me to start with the choir and just see where it took me.
[ Ago Because Choir Got Had Into Joining Just Knew Mum Properly Pushed Remember See She Singing Something Start Talented Those Told Took Voice Where Years]
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- Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens.
[ Absolutely Best Contestants Dream Good Happens Just Love Mine Queen Royal Royalty See Show Sing Singing Variety Very Will]
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- We gather for prayer, and reading the Bible, and singing the songs of David.
[ Bible David Gather Prayer Reading Singing Songs]
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- My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually.
[ Actually Been Born Classes Could Country Dance Difficult Found Get Had Hollywood Into Mother Moved Out Put She Singer Singing Soon Very Walk Western Work]
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- I didn't understand that I could sing until I was like 11 or 12. My mom heard me singing around the house and she said, What are you doing? You really can sing! So then I started going to school and singing to the girls.
[ Around Could Doing Girls Going Heard House Mom Really Said School She Sing Singing Started Then Understand Until]
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- Sometimes that is why you might even stay in the bathroom for even half an hour, making that water running all over, just singing.
[ Bathroom Even Half Hour Just Making Might Over Running Singing Sometimes Stay Water Why]
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- You always will be singing a song or humming a line or a melody.
[ Always Humming Line Melody Singing Song Will]
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- If you are speaking about my own songs, I would think so because we were talking about that particular era and I was singing one of my songs that I recorded 50 years ago.
[ Ago Because Era Own Particular Recorded Singing Songs Speaking Talking Think Were Would Years]
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- I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain. No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice, but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing.
[ Born Called Friends Gene How Joe John Kelly Rain Really Seriously Sing Singing Taught Voice]
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- By that point, I had started taking singing lessons. And after the first session, I mean, I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter. And after the third session, I really didn't know where this voice had come from.
[ After Come First Had Know Lessons Mean Point Really Session Shatter Singing Started Surprised Taking Third Voice Where Windows]
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- I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom.
[ Audience Closer Could Expressing Get Had Horror Human Keeping Mask Movement Myself Performing Phantom Possible Prosthetic Singing Stylized Things Those Through Used Wearing While]
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- I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
[ Before Even Fact Filming Had January June Knew Months Next October Phantom Role Sang Singing Started Through Two Way]
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- 90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
[ Another Going Happiness Hear Interested Nobody Singing Story Thing]
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- A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
[ Everybody Hear How Lot Screwed Singing Think Time Up Wants World]
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- Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.
[ Basically Been Grace Just Life Music Saving Singing Started Talking Whole]
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- I'm singing the music publisher's theme song - it ain't a commercial.
[ Commercial Music Publisher Singing Song Theme]
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- I don't really remember my folks singing to us, but they read to us.
[ Folks Read Really Remember Singing Us]
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- I was singing in a mall, and I picked a girl to come up onstage with me. As I was grabbing her hand, I fell off the stage. It felt like I was in the air forever, flying like Superman.
[ Air Come Fell Felt Flying Forever Girl Grabbing Hand Her Mall Off Onstage Picked Singing Stage Superman Up]
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- It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice.
[ Again Constantly Forced Impressed Intended Know Nature Necessity Never Public Remember Singing Slowly Time Voice Warned Went Work]
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- That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.
[ Air Back Big Came Doors Dream Even Extent Force Got Growing Knocking Memphis Out Radio Right Sing Singing Started Station Thing Up]
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- There is nothing like singing a song that 20,000 people know and are singing back to you.
[ Back Know Nothing Singing Song]
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- When I was singing Jamie's Cryin', people were going out of their mind because it was the first time they got to see Eddie, Michael and Alex play those songs. That was a thrill.
[ Alex Because Eddie First Going Got Jamie Michael Mind Out Play See Singing Songs Their Those Thrill Time Were]
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- When I started really singing I was 17, 18 years old. I used to go around trying to be a singer in the Bronx. My knees would shake but I learned by doing.
[ Around Bronx Doing Go Knees Learned Old Really Shake Singer Singing Started Trying Used Would Years]
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- I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.
[ Am Boyfriend Does Doing Famous Get Having Into Irritating Love Mum Now Rows Singing Things Turned]
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- In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
[ Acting Always Approached Carrying Just Singing Some Song Voice Way Ways]
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- You're gonna have to learn to get out there in front of those cameras and hold your head up. Take charge when you're singing.
[ Cameras Charge Front Get Gonna Head Hold Learn Out Singing Take Those Up Your]
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- I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I'm not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I'll know, and if I don't, I hope somebody tells me.
[ Done Get Hope Just Keep Know Leave Off Singing Somebody Soon Stage Tells Well Would]
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- I'll keep working as long as I live because singing has taken on the feeling of joy that I had when I started, when my only responsibility was to sing well.
[ Because Feeling Had Joy Keep Live Long Only Responsibility Sing Singing Started Taken Well Working]
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- God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
[ Bald Blues Fat God Guy Just Know Old Singing Years]
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- Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing.
[ Developed Get Known Never Over Singing Songs Stable Tired Well Which Years]
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- I will confess I did none of my own singing. I did all my own costume and makeup, though.
[ Confess Costume Did Makeup None Own Singing Though Will]
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- My book 'Trust Your Heart', which is the story of my life, will be followed by 'Singing Lessons', a memoir of love, loss, hope, and healing, which talks about the death of my son and the hope that has been the aftermath of the healing from that tragedy.
[ Aftermath Been Book Death Followed Healing Heart Hope Lessons Life Loss Love Memoir Singing Son Story Talks Tragedy Trust Which Will Your]
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- I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
[ Between Come Consider Fed First Guitar Helped Into Myself Off Other Own Playing Really Separation Singer Singing Something Two]
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- When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else.
[ Almost Become Body Deeply Else Feels Felt Force Get Had Happen Happened Into Jazz Moved Music Only Pop Sang Singing Some Someone Song Things]
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- I really love singing.
[ Love Really Singing]
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- Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.
[ Difficulty Notes Singing Sometimes Write]
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- If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing, a lot of people would be drowning.
[ Drowning Duties Good Lifeguard Lot Singing Were Would Your]
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- Playing and singing at the same time is pretty cool, but sometimes it's difficult to know when you can just really let go a bit because you've got to get back to bloody microphone and sing some stuff.
[ Back Because Bit Bloody Cool Difficult Get Go Got Just Know Microphone Playing Pretty Really Same Sing Singing Some Sometimes Stuff Time]
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- My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
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- You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life.
[ Actually Death Disappeared Dying Emotion Just Know Life Longing Lose Moving Real Singing Somebody Song Them Traveling Without Your]
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- Singing is my life. It has always been my life. It will always be my life.
[ Always Been Life Singing Will]
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- When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.
[ Audience Back Bus Captive Comedy Coming Entertaining Had More Nine Realized Singing Some Songs Stand-Up Take Than Then Tried Turns Wanted]
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- Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years.
[ Been Being Developed Doing How Instinctively Know Last Real Singing Skill Song Truthful Years]
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- You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it. You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing. That's kind of sad.
[ Anymore Around Just Kind Performing Put Record Sad Sing Singing Sit Song Stop Tape Unless]
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- I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
[ Acting Another Anybody Blame Concentrate Decided Film Give Going Myself Result Singing Three Two Up Years]
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- It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
[ Best Blew Excuses Gets Happens Lay Off Out Practice Singing Them Throat Your]
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- Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
[ Best Biggest Career Ever Influence Life Mean Rightly Sinatra Singer Singing]
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- I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing.
[ Act Am Definitely More Nightclub Singing Want Working]
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- I came out singing, the doctor slapped me on the head, and I started singing.
[ Came Doctor Head Out Singing Slapped Started]
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- Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing.
[ Breathing Conducting More Singing Than]
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- In opera, there is always too much singing.
[ Always Much Opera Singing Too]
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- I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
[ Background Big Blues Church Gospel Growing Having Inspiration Music Rhythm Singing South Think Up Would]
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- Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis's generosity to me he always talked very highly about me, he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.
[ Always Artist Elvis Generosity Highly Singing Spoke Talked Think Very Well Work Writing]
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- I've never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.
[ Always Been Better Bit Case Early Enough Felt Fortunate Individuality Lessons Maintain Never Remain Rock Singing Taken Talent Training Trumpet Untrained Vocal Your]
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- I looked in the audience. There were no strangers. Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging. That was a beautiful picture to look at.
[ Audience Beautiful Cheering Everybody Hugging Look Looked Picture Singing Strangers Were]
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- But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life.
[ Am Enough Joking Life Singing]
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- But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.
[ Deprive Follows Long Myself Opera Singing Voice Won]
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- I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.
[ Again Blacks Bursting Charm Colored Colors Combinations Constantly Could Expressing Had Less Melting Mere Natural Never Paint Primary Realized Reds Satisfied Singing Subtly Then Voice]
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- In the last century, everybody was singing lower.
[ Century Everybody Last Lower Singing]
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- Singing becomes a form of therapy.
[ Becomes Form Singing Therapy]
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- I always thought I was singing American folk music.
[ Always American Folk Music Singing Thought]
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- I've done gospel singing. I have a gospel album and country album.
[ Album Country Done Gospel Singing]
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- I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
[ Acting Age Early Equally Love Singing]
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- Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
[ Album Been Commercial Critically Dream First Got May Reception Singing Success Thrilled While]
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- I started taking singing classes just two years ago. It was great. I never knew I could sing but I kind of found my voice.
[ Ago Classes Could Found Great Just Kind Knew Never Sing Singing Started Taking Two Voice Years]
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- Now my music is kind of pop-rock, right? If I'm 25 and singing still, I don't want to be singing music like that.
[ Kind Music Now Right Singing Still Want]
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- Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing.
[ Comedy Dancing First Love Oh Singing Well]
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- I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
[ Audience Degrees Discovered Old Play Radio School Separation Singing Six Someone Started Ten Years]
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- Singing in Gaelic is very, very natural to do. I think lends itself very much so to being sung.
[ Being Gaelic Itself Lends Much Natural Singing Sung Think Very]
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- I love to sing old Motown songs to myself, or some Patti Smith Edith Piaf or Billie Holiday. That gets me in the mood for singing.
[ Billie Edith Gets Holiday Love Mood Motown Myself Old Patti Sing Singing Smith Some Songs]
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- They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
[ Best Bikes Could Fathers Felt Get Guys Hugging Long Lot Man Nice Riding Sailing Singing Suddenly Their Thought Way Were Would]
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- The only thing better than singing is more singing.
[ Better More Only Singing Than Thing]
Topic: Birthday
- My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education.
[ Dinner Discussed Education Every Had Music Night Over Parents Singing Table Tremendous]
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- I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
[ Belongs Guy Her His How Lasting Life More Movie She Singing Sitting Some Something Song Sounds Soundtrack Telling Than Tree Under Wife Woman Wonderful Would Wrote]
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- Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
[ Beautiful Deliver Even Foreign Hard Language Melodies Singing Text Thing Understand Very Worked]
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- I'm singing in the rain, just singing in the rain; What a wonderful feeling, I'm happy again.
[ Again Feeling Happy Just Rain Singing Wonderful]
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- I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances.
[ Another Comfortable Front Going Performances Singing Take Yet]
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- I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.
[ Album Been Containing Doing Horses Lot Old Out Putting Recording Same Singing Songbook Studying Thinking Time War]
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- There is no seam between my songs and myself-they really are me. It's not like I'm performing; I'm just singing stuff that I really believe.
[ Believe Between Just Performing Really Singing Songs Stuff]
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- I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
[ Much Should Singing Song Speak Split Think Were Whilst]
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- In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
[ Amuse Attempt Dean Enjoyed Everybody Family Friends Impressions Loves Martin Really Secretly Singing Somebody Song Would]
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- Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
[ Everyone Flute Learn Plays Should Singing]
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- I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
[ Beautiful Ever Had Heard Most Music Saw Singing Sound Thought]
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- Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices.
[ Arduous Business Needs Sacrifices Singing]
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- There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.
[ Career Elements Having Lot Singing Successful Unseen]
Topic:
- And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for. You've got such talent. You're back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now!
[ Back Blank Did Everything Got Great Her Live Look Lose Now Point She Singing Such Talent Told Weight Went]
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- It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.
[ Am Because Easy Fun Losing Memories Much Part Real Same Singing Somebody Time Vivid Were Write]
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- The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I've maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I'm proudest of. And I'm still playing on people's records and singing on people's records.
[ Amazing Maintained Mentality Musician Playing Proudest Real Records Singing Still Thing Think Throughout Which]
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- He asked if I was a songwriter, and I said yeah, that I was in town because I'd won this contest. He said, okay, then he was gonna play me his hit, and started singing 'When it's time to relax, one beer stands clear... '
[ Asked Because Beer Clear Contest Gonna His Hit Okay Play Relax Said Singing Songwriter Stands Started Then Time Town Won Yeah]
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- Now I'm fortunate to have a good band in CA, and play many solo gigs as well. My point is that I stopped playing in bands and played solo for four years, to get back into the groove and pulse of writing and singing and who I am on stage.
[ Am Back Band Bands Ca Fortunate Four Get Gigs Good Groove Into Many Now Play Played Playing Point Pulse Singing Solo Stage Stopped Well Writing Years]
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- Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass, the melodies, it's just difficult.
[ Bass Difficult Just Kind Melodies Rhythm Singing Something Unless]
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- I studied German at school. I lived in Berlin for two years and had a German girlfriend for five years, so I don't find speaking German particularly difficult. Singing was slightly more difficult.
[ Berlin Difficult Find Five German Girlfriend Had Lived More Particularly School Singing Slightly Speaking Studied Two Years]
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- I find singing some of Foreigner's older songs are a little reckless and not exactly who I am now.
[ Am Exactly Find Foreigner Little Now Older Reckless Singing Some Songs]
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- I was a drummer, and I did a little singing too.
[ Did Drummer Little Singing Too]
Topic:
- The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
[ Bands Big Dancing First History Jazz Played Shows Singing Then]
Topic:
- After using four different languages on an album, it's tough to decide which one I'm gonna actually learn to speak. I always study the lyric, make sure I know what I'm singing, and try to get the pronunciation as perfect as possible.
[ Actually After Album Always Decide Different Four Get Gonna Know Languages Learn Lyric Make Perfect Possible Singing Speak Study Sure Tough Try Using Which]
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- My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
[ Ability Acting Actor Back Got Ironically Jobs Know Much Now Office Post Sent Singer Singing Think Would]
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- Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
[ Everyday Everyone Get Having Husband Keep Life Listen Lyrics Money Poor Rich Singing Their Trouble Trying Tying Wife]
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- If you don't ever stop singing, your voice stays in shape. It's like the marathon runner. You've got to run, run, run to stay in shape.
[ Ever Got Marathon Run Runner Shape Singing Stay Stays Stop Voice Your]
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- The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I'm singing directly from the heart.
[ Because Directly Heart More Passionate Reason Singing Sounding Voice]
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- To me acting and singing are worlds apart.
[ Acting Apart Singing Worlds]
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- Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some countries and all clubs are given full privilege to do as they please about including it in their programs.
[ Clubs Countries Full Given Including Indulged Please Privilege Programs Rotary Singing Some Their]
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- Actually I have been singing since I was a kid.
[ Actually Been Kid Since Singing]
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- I have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
[ Acting Am Before Believing Doing Emotionally Enjoy Only Own Say Sing Singing Something Well]
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- So I got interested in singing and I have always used my voice. Not professionally as much, but around the living room, the campfire, that kind of thing.
[ Always Around Campfire Got Interested Kind Living Much Professionally Room Singing Thing Used Voice]
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- My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.
[ Advice Away Other Right Singing Songs Start Writing]
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- I'm singing background on one of Blondie's songs on her new album.
[ Album Background Blondie Her New Singing Songs]
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- There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
[ Boring Doing Exercises More Nothing Singing Than]
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- You can alter movie singing so much because you go into the recording studio and, just technology for recording has gotten so good, you can hold out a note and they can combine a note from take 2 and a note from take 8.
[ Alter Because Combine Go Good Gotten Hold Into Just Movie Much Note Out Recording Singing Studio Take Technology]
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- I like to express certain things that happen in my life, the joy of spring, the birds singing and young babies coming into the world. You know, the whole thing as well as the part I'm not happy with, the sad part.
[ Babies Birds Certain Coming Express Happen Happy Into Joy Know Life Part Sad Singing Spring Thing Things Well Whole World Young]
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- See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singing about. It's today's blues.
[ Blues Nothing See Singing Today]
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- You don't have to be singing about love all the time in order to give love to the people. You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
[ Flashing Give Keep Love Order Singing Those Time Words]
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- I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment.
[ Alignment Back Bad Body Drums Got Hold Out Partially Playing Position Singing Spine Such Used]
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- The singing was something I got from my father.
[ Father Got Singing Something]
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- My stuff was more of a folk coffeehouse thing, with more acoustic guitar, just me doing a single, and then adding on instruments and voices, with emphasis on lyrics and singing and light kind of acoustic jazz.
[ Acoustic Adding Doing Emphasis Folk Guitar Instruments Jazz Just Kind Light Lyrics More Singing Single Stuff Then Thing Voices]
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- There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.
[ Any Asian Completely Now Really Right Singing]
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- I hate straight singing. I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it. That's all I know.
[ Change Doing Hate Know Own Singing Straight Tune Way]
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- Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.
[ Chinese Down Duck Eating Love Man More Roast Singing Sitting Songs Than Work]
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- And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
[ Lacked Made Quality Singing Up Voice Volume]
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- I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
[ Else Find Frees Just Liberating Singing Somebody Up Very]
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- My own singing voice is not very good and I don't think that anybody really sings in their own voice.
[ Anybody Good Own Really Singing Sings Their Think Very Voice]
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- The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.
[ Baby Feature Mother New Singing Worst]
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- When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them. So if you feel that I am singing just for you, you may be right!
[ Am Audience Feel Just May Out Pick Pinpoint Right Sing Singing Them]
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- I was just trying out and having some fun. I don't think I'd want to pursue singing as a career; it's an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can't, that's OK too.
[ Career Could Fun Great Having Just Make Ok Out Pursue Singing Some Thing Think Too Trying Want Would]
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- My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
[ Consistency Dancing Good Horrible Look Made Performer Presentation Really Silly Sing Singer Singing Skills]
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- I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
[ Bit Character Dancing Difficult Film Good Little Musical Nicholas Novel Only Personification Playing Script Singing Someone Style Think True Wary Which]
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- That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
[ Audience Beat Before Drum Drummer Focus Going Horn Issue Playing Said Singer Singing Starts Thing Think Versus]
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- Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
[ Being Enough Everybody Find Impress Love May Much Neighbors Satisfy Singing Themselves Though Very]
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- We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
[ Adult Boasting Dark Dispel Does Face Fear Glory Honest Make Mistakes Our Past Reality Should Singing Way]
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- The cool wind blew in my face and all at once I felt as if I had shed dullness from myself. Before me lay a long gray line with a black mark down the center. The birds were singing. It was spring.
[ Before Birds Black Blew Center Cool Down Dullness Face Felt Gray Had Lay Line Long Mark Myself Once Shed Singing Spring Were Wind]
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- Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
[ Bands Boy Exploded Great Height Just Music Others Pretty Should Singing Written]
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- Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I'd hear off the radio and was probably singing the wrong words and didn't even know it.
[ Even Half Hear Know Listened Lyrics Never Off Probably Radio Really Singing Some Songs Them Words Wrong]
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- Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
[ Anybody Blues Deep Help Pit Singing Yelling]
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- Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
[ Arrives Because Churches Dare Enough Important Leave Long Lord Message Nobody Sing Singing Stop Time Until Used Want Where Would]
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- As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.
[ Back Girls Go Listen Other Quite Singing Weren]
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- I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson.
[ Ken Learned Much Nelson Recording Records Singing]
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- I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.
[ Dead Forty-Five Rather Satisfaction Singing Than]
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- Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
[ Bring Career Done Experience Feelings Head Kinds Know Learn Old Pick Related Rest Singing Still These Things Various Well Your]
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- That's the best way to feed the human mind. That's how Bob Marley did it. He never put it in your face. After you got the groove, you were just singing the hooks, because you thought it was cool.
[ After Because Best Bob Cool Did Face Feed Got Groove Hooks How Human Just Marley Mind Never Put Singing Thought Way Were Your]
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- The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
[ Acting Case Demands Dramatic Every Exertion Great Her Lies Makes Modern Much Nearly Opera Physical Real Role Singer Singing]
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- I can't imagine actually singing on this show like I did on 'Felicity,' but it would be kind of funny.
[ Actually Did Felicity Funny Imagine Kind Show Singing Would]
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- Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much.
[ After Being Boys Choir Clear Enjoyed Found Made Member Much Possessed Shortly Singing Soprano Strong Very Voice]
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- You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
[ Act Being Church Disturbing Him Idea Know Road Sang Singing Supper Tell Tried Truth Very Your]
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- In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.
[ Best College Coordinate Could Ever Gig Had Learned Piano Playing Practice Restaurant Singing Solo Thing Weekend Where]
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- You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading.
[ Angels Brought Down Earth Hear Led Lot Mother Other Reading Should Singing Where Which]
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- My father started me singing in church.
[ Church Father Singing Started]
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- Singing instrumental music is most important because, while you play an instrument, you are singing through the instrument... actually, you are singing inside.
[ Actually Because Important Inside Instrument Instrumental Most Music Play Singing Through While]
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- He didn't want me to become a musician, he wanted me to be a doctor, because he said singing was too hard.
[ Because Become Doctor Hard Musician Said Singing Too Want Wanted]
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- We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.
[ Birdie Bye Dancing Little Mining Mom Movies New Saw Singing Took Town York]
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- We influence singing but never really songwriting.
[ Influence Never Really Singing Songwriting]
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- Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
[ Beautiful Gardens How Made Oh Shade Singing Sitting]
Topic: Gardening
- There happened to be guitar classes at the college, and there was a guitar teacher there with whom I used to play. In addition, I also would go out into country schools and teach little kids basic guitar and singing a few times a week.
[ Addition Also Basic Classes College Country Few Go Guitar Happened Into Kids Little Out Play Schools Singing Teach Teacher Times Used Week Whom Would]
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- Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
[ Action Ancient Complex Connected More Movements Much Phenomenon Same Simple Singing Song Than Time]
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- To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.
[ Along Build Child Developing Dictating First Giving Highest Him Instrument Level Playing Preparatory Reading Sand Singing Teach Training Upon Without]
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- There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
[ Character Enjoyed Found Losing Really Room Singing Some Sort Things Title Track Were Woman]
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- I don't have the will for singing but I must do it.
[ Must Singing Will]
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- Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
[ Admitting Alive Form Singing]
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- Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
[ Actually Backup Became Child First Gigs Got Into Lounge Making Money Music Out Singing Small Sought Studios Teen Weather Weddings Well]
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- I never thought I would be singing for the world.
[ Never Singing Thought World Would]
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- The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
[ Singing Siren Song Thee Waits]
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- There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
[ Beside Delight Hear None Singer Singing Though]
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- You have to respect your audience. Without them, you're essentially standing alone, singing to yourself.
[ Alone Audience Essentially Respect Singing Standing Them Without Your Yourself]
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- I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
[ Actual Character Dreams Into Match Only Patsy Singing Speaking Sweet Voice Way Worked]
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- After being so bad I could hear the angels singing.
[ After Angels Bad Being Could Hear Singing]
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- As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
[ Audiences Back Badly Dallas Found Got Great Hear Here Larger Madonna Myself Participation Really Singing Thing Thought Wanted Were]
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- I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
[ Anchored Angels Comes Earth Energy Feeling Feet Force Get Goes Greatest Hands Head Holding Idea Into Maybe Singing Stars Through Top Up Your]
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- I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That's what I do. I'm like a Sid Vicious for a new generation.
[ Age Around Britney Created Day Generation Hell New Punk See Sid Singing Ties Vicious Walking Wearing]
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- It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
[ Acting Always Dancing Loved Singing]
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- My mother gave me singing lessons; that was totally painful, because I couldn't do what she wanted to hear. She used to say: there's more there, there's more voice but I just didn't want to give it to her.
[ Because Gave Give Hear Her Just Lessons More Mother Painful Say She Singing Totally Used Voice Want Wanted]
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- The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
[ America Bedroom Before Bless Could Crib Day God Into Parents Sing Singing Spoke Standing Story Went]
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- Retire? Not on your life. I have no plans to stop singing. What are you going to do when you love music? It's a terrible disease. You can't stop. Of course, I'd like to get off the road.
[ Course Disease Get Going Life Love Music Off Plans Retire Road Singing Stop Terrible Your]
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- I disliked singing in English and neither liked the story nor the character of Cressida.
[ Character Disliked English Liked Neither Nor Singing Story]
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- Inspiration is enough to give expression to the tone in singing, especially when the song is without words.
[ Enough Especially Expression Give Inspiration Singing Song Tone Without Words]
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- Rock n' Roll came from the slaves singing gospel in the fields. Their lives were hell and they used music to lift out of it, to take them away. That's what rock n' roll should do - take you to a better place.
[ Away Better Came Fields Gospel Hell Lift Lives Music Out Place Rock Roll Should Singing Slaves Take Their Them Used Were]
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- I really enjoy singing and I really enjoy acting, but singing I've been doing since I was really young.
[ Acting Been Doing Enjoy Really Since Singing Young]
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- I write a lot of lyrics and I'm involved in the producing process, because it's like, if I'm singing it, I want it to be something that I can relate to.
[ Because Involved Lot Lyrics Process Producing Relate Singing Something Want Write]
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- I wanted to bring back that big, ballad type of music that we used to love so much. Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, when they first came out, that's what I grew up singing.
[ Back Ballad Big Bring Came Carey First Grew Houston Love Mariah Much Music Out Singing Type Up Used Wanted Whitney]
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- My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.
[ Been Front Happy Jury Lawyer Parents Singing Think Very Wanted Would]
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- Singing your own songs is all about individual expression.
[ Expression Individual Own Singing Songs Your]
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- I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
[ Backdrop Brain Clear Fantasies Feeding Hear Instrumental Into Just Music Need Other Part Prefer Singing Their Think Vision Work]
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- A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town.
[ Bird Clock Followed Home Hour Marched Merry Our Out Singing Still Struck Town Twelve]
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- I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings.
[ Broke Cell How Just Middle Now Phone Rings Singing Song Were]
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- I never decided to start singing, to be a singer.
[ Decided Never Singer Singing Start]
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- I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work.
[ Around Been Besides Break Deserve Justice Know Last Singers Singing Talented Their Work Years]
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- I just had to find something else to fulfill me. Always being a singer and writing, it was a blessing. My brother started making music that was the kind of music I always saw myself singing.
[ Always Being Blessing Brother Else Find Fulfill Had Just Kind Making Music Myself Saw Singer Singing Something Started Writing]
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- My singing is my hobby. It's me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music.
[ Brother Enjoy Hobby Just Music Singing Writing]
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- There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
[ Acting Else Going Life Nothing Really Singing Useless Weren]
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- We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.
[ Airplane Back Cold Danced Dressing Grace Her Hugging Into Jefferson Jim Off Out Passed Room Singing Slick Stage Started Then Went]
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- When I was 12 and started to take singing lessons from a woman, she told me that I would probably spend the rest of my life taking care of my voice.
[ Care Lessons Life Probably Rest She Singing Spend Started Take Taking Told Voice Woman Would]
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- Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work.
[ Any Because Force Happen Head Nothing Results Screwed Singing Something Tighten Time Trying Up Will Work]
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- You know, your speaking voice comes back, but your singing voice you use in a different way.
[ Back Comes Different Know Singing Speaking Use Voice Way Your]
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- I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I'm singing. It comes down to being believable. You don't have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.
[ Am Being Believable Believe Comes Day Down End Generally Hope Likeable Singing Think Though]
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- I'm singing what I want to sing based on the emotion of what that day feels like. That's what comes out of my mouth and guitar. That impacts people. They know anything can happen.
[ Anything Based Comes Day Emotion Feels Guitar Happen Impacts Know Mouth Out Sing Singing Want]
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- In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
[ Among Below Between Blow Bravely Crosses Fields Flanders Fly Guns Heard Larks Mark Our Place Poppies Row Scarce Singing Sky Still]
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- For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
[ Darkness Gets Healing Hurt Into Light Often Open Out Sad Singing Situation Songs Way]
Topic: Music
- I was singing a lot of waltzes. And I was with Jerry Kennedy, my producer, and he was playing me some songs, and he said, hey, I want to play you this song that I'm going to get Jackie Ward to record.
[ Get Going Hey Jackie Jerry Kennedy Lot Play Playing Producer Record Said Singing Some Song Songs Want Ward]
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- I don't want anything to get in the way of me and my singing. I want my mind as clear as possible.
[ Anything Clear Get Mind Possible Singing Want Way]
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- Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing.
[ Actually Almost Band Became Because Came Crazy Doing Fought Idea Just Mind Obvious Out Radical Seemed Singing Stage Start Supposed Then Too Up Walk Whatever While]
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- Then when I was in grammar school I played the clarinet, and then, after clarinet I played the flute in college orchestra - besides singing in the college chorus and things like that.
[ After Besides Chorus Clarinet College Flute Grammar Orchestra Played School Singing Then Things]
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- I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone. I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the vocal or it will sound mechanical. There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect.
[ Always Behind Being Feeling Get Head Keep Mechanical Microphone Minutes Mistakes More Never Perfect Singing Songs Sound Spend Than These Until Vocal Will]
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- The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
[ Being Commercials Eaten Hood Little Modern Objection Reared Red Riding Singing Wolf]
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- I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show.
[ Always Burnett Carol Dancing Glued Love Lucy Mother Show Singing Television Watching]
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- The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live.
[ Career Enjoyable Live Most Part Singing]
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- Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
[ Even House Lessons Loud Money Myself Out Practice Singing Take Vocal]
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- The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
[ Always Been Confounded Death Entered Ever History Ranks Since Singing Song Swan Truth]
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- I spent many years laughing at Harry Secombe's singing until somebody told me that it wasn't a joke.
[ Harry Joke Laughing Many Singing Somebody Spent Told Until Years]
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- This is something I love to do. I've never had any other job. I love singing and entertaining.
[ Any Entertaining Had Job Love Never Other Singing Something]
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- Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.
[ Get Jam Parties Piano Singing Theatrical Up Well]
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- You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die, and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life. I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll. He has got no swing in him.
[ Die Got Him His Know Life Mean Neil Never Rock Rocked Roll Rolled Singing Swing Will Young]
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- I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar.
[ Bar Most Recently Singing Some Too Weird While]
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- The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
[ Alive Alone Am Angels Art Dim Enough Feel Fountain Garden Hours Look Make Men Other Said Seen Singing Sort Spend Thee Thou Twilight Upon]
Topic: Love
- I grew up thinking that singing was my security.
[ Grew Security Singing Thinking Up]
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- My energy to sing, I get it from my singing. Singing was not a reason to make a living. This is the only thing I wanted to do.
[ Energy Get Living Make Only Reason Sing Singing Thing Wanted]
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- There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer.
[ First Moments Olympia Pregnant Singer Singing Son Strange Theatre Time Very Were Which Wonderful]
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- When I was singing, everybody liked me.
[ Everybody Liked Singing]
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- There has always been a feeling with people that they love my singing but not always the choice of material.
[ Always Been Choice Feeling Love Material Singing]
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- When you find yourself on stage singing and you are embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers, then you have to think about your priorities.
[ Embarrassed Find Front Peers Priorities Singing Stage Then Think Your Yourself]
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- They were singing in French, but the melody was freedom and any American could understand that.
[ American Any Could Freedom French Melody Singing Understand Were]
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- Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
[ Company Dancing Ever Kid Little Magic Over Parents Put Shows Since Singing Whenever Whether Would]
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- If I didn't think and feel the way I think and feel, I couldn't sing the way I sing. And I like singing the way I sing.
[ Feel Sing Singing Think Way]
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- I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.
[ Around Cotton Fields Influenced Lot Singing Those Went]
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- I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple.
[ Also Any Chorus First Forget Harp How Know Part Play Progress Reason Recorded Simple Singing Songs Them Think Together Verse Without]
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- The very first Walnut Whales recording was recorded just a few weeks after I had started singing, out of the blue, started singing. And the voice, you can hear how uncomfortable I am with it, and how terrified I am with it.
[ After Am Blue Few First Had Hear How Just Out Recorded Recording Singing Started Terrified Uncomfortable Very Voice Weeks Whales]
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- Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
[ Done Feeling Games Got John Nothing Olympic Professionally Singing Sydney Top Will]
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- Singing is the love of my life, but I was ready to give it all up because I couldn't handle people talking about how fat I was.
[ Because Fat Give Handle How Life Love Ready Singing Talking Up]
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- I bet Maurice Gibb's heart monitor was singing the tune of Stayin' Alive.
[ Alive Bet Heart Maurice Monitor Singing Tune]
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- But this is pretty new for me, both songwriting and singing.
[ Both New Pretty Singing Songwriting]
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- When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow!
[ Anything Anyway Audience Except Female French Maid Majority Many Outfit See Singing Somehow Song Stage Them Think Up Want]
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- Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
[ After Always Cannot Expression Means Most Paint Perfect Seemed Since Sing Singing Spontaneous Think Violin]
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- I think that one of Elvis' charms was that he could sing almost any kind of music. I am sure that in his heart, which I don't know what was there, but just from his singing I could feel that he was very partial to gospel music.
[ Almost Am Any Charms Could Elvis Feel Gospel Heart His Just Kind Know Music Partial Sing Singing Sure Think Very Which]
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- I will be singing primarily all the songs from the musicals that I have been in from over the years.
[ Been Musicals Over Primarily Singing Songs Will Years]
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- I'm very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That's my goal. These songs are steps along that way.
[ Along Become Conscious Developing Express Goal Individual More Singing Songs Steps Technically These Very Want Way]
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- Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.
[ Another Earth Escaping Longer Singing Way World]
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- I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
[ Ballads Does Eddie Fisher Makes Money Now Perry Sing Singing Way]
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- I miss my singing career very much.
[ Career Miss Much Singing Very]
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- People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody.
[ Anybody Ask Copy Got Singing Style Where]
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- The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
[ Before Came Closest Ever Fact First Getting Just Married Neck Record Saved Singing Started]
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- The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now, man, for more years than I know. I got it from them.
[ Been Colored Doin Folks Got Just Know Man More Now Playing Singing Than Them Years]
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- I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
[ Crack Door Encouraging Front Get Him His Make Mirror Piano Play Remember Sing Singing Sometimes Table Think Through Very Wanted Watching Would]
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- Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody.
[ Anybody Cathartic Goal Had Mostly Out Particularly Put Sing Singing Therapeutic Think Writing]
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- Hopefully I'll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I'll do them one at a time first!
[ Acting First Hopefully Many Other Singing Successful Them Things Time Want]
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- A black man singing about a blond girl was potential trouble.
[ Black Blond Girl Man Potential Singing Trouble]
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- Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it.
[ Clear Full-Time Given Had Job Lot Made Money Notion Singing Something Thought]
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- When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn't interested any longer. That's very astonishing.
[ Any Astonishing Continue Epic Hears His Identity Interested Longer Own Poet Reveals Singing Story Sung Then Ulysses Very Wants]
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- Verse, singing, and speech have a common origin.
[ Common Origin Singing Speech Verse]
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- Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
[ Communication Even Good Greatest Hear Know Language Music Singing Still Understand World]
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- I saw part of The Singing Detective on TV in New York. I said, Something is going on here.
[ Detective Going Here New Part Said Saw Singing Something Tv York]
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- But I was singing loud, and most singers weren't singing loud.
[ Loud Most Singers Singing Weren]
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- I think people who don't believe in God are crazy. How can you say there is no God when you hear the birds singing these beautiful songs you didn't make?
[ Beautiful Believe Birds Crazy God Hear How Make Say Singing Songs These Think]
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- I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
[ Acting Been Had High Life School Singing Started]
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- One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
[ Always Andrews Blow Favorites Gust Head Her Hills Julie Music Off Runs Singing Skirt Sound Through Up Wind Wish Would]
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- I'm not a big fan of Robert Plant's lyrics or his singing.
[ Big Fan His Lyrics Plant Robert Singing]
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- Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest!
[ American Christopher Contest Dance Idol Judging Paula Reeve Singing]
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- My heart is like a singing bird.
[ Bird Heart Singing]
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- I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.
[ Competition Fierce Met Prepared Really Seven Singing Started]
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- I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
[ Clear Hear Lives Mystery Offering Pride Singing Women]
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- I'm more relaxed when I can hear the beat clearly all the time I'm singing.
[ Beat Clearly Hear More Relaxed Singing Time]
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- No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is: Why is it beautiful?
[ Asking Beautiful Been Chimney Does Hoot Matter Proper Question Real Singing Usual Why Wrong]
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- I can remember standing in the middle of the field after the race and seeing the American flag raised and hearing 'The Star Spangled Banner' and all the people singing it. Then I walked off the field and just kind of enjoyed the feeling.
[ After American Banner Enjoyed Feeling Field Flag Hearing Just Kind Middle Off Race Raised Remember Seeing Singing Spangled Standing Star Then Walked]
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- Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
[ Dancing Dark Dreaming Else Everywhere Exactly Here Hut Laughing Ray Reality Remains Rest Shining Singing Sun Village Whole]
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- The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference.
[ Artists Because Church Difference Feels Go Good Just Lot Out Passion Sing Singing Sounds Stand]
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- A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
[ Active Based Concentrated Good Music Real Really Set Singing Strong]
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- I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I've done it for a while, singing in both languages.
[ Bilingual Both Community Done Grew Languages Singing Up While]
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- Again, I say I will be glad to tell what songs I have ever sung, because singing is my business.
[ Again Because Business Ever Glad Say Singing Songs Sung Tell Will]
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- Every time I talk about this, I say: when the singer is singing, he must be respected, you must be able to hear what he's saying. You can't put a trombone and a drum up there, and a microphone on the drum, microphones on everybody. You can't hear what he's saying.
[ Able Drum Every Everybody Hear Microphone Microphones Must Put Respected Say Saying Singer Singing Talk Time Trombone Up]
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- I'll only stop singing when I'm in my grave.
[ Grave Only Singing Stop]
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- 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.
[ Artists Crude Demonstrated Devotion Fact Feeling Foreign German Heard Indeed Made Often Serious Singers Singing Statement Their]
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- It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.
[ Acting Always Artists Details Few His How Makes Only Out Parts Responsive Sad Saw Singing Smallest Some Their Think Vitality Wagner Wasting Were Wishes]
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- It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
[ Both Dancing Difficult Documentary Every Interrupted Minutes Paper Probing Produce Rabbits Singing Television Toilet Twelve]
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- I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
[ Alabama Born Church Every Experiences First Gospel Groups Hearts Live Music Out Regional Singing Sunday Television Their Watched Were]
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- When I became 16 I started thinking seriously about singing.
[ Became Seriously Singing Started Thinking]
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- 58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end.
[ American Choir End Preaching Public Singing Started Us War Would]
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- I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.
[ After Album Also First Got Kind Make Other Record Road Romance Singing Songs Than Things Tired Two Wanted Yeah Years]
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- Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
[ Acceptance Demons Does Done Ever Give Honest Important Kind Marriage More Myself Past Performance Played Release Role Singing Some Sorts Than Therapy Writing]
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- I can't remember a time when I wasn't singing.
[ Remember Singing Time]
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- My look was even more solidified when I started singing in Greenwich Village with my sister Lucy. We wore matching dresses as the Simon Sisters.
[ Dresses Even Greenwich Look Lucy Matching More Simon Singing Sister Sisters Started Village Wore]
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- I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't.
[ Crazy Drive Imagine Just Love Money Music Myself Playing Singing Would Write Writing]
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- I was singing about six notes higher than I had to, in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.
[ Had Higher Kept Notes Range Singing Six Sound Than Up]
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- Country and western is ignored by the intellectuals. They don't look at it as an art form. They think it's just somebody sitting on his couch singing about his life.
[ Art Couch Country Form His Ignored Intellectuals Just Life Look Singing Sitting Somebody Think Western]
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- I must work hard to make my singing above reproach; there must be no faults which hard work would take care of.
[ Above Care Faults Hard Make Must Reproach Singing Take Which Work Would]
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- I was always daydreaming about singing in big productions on Broadway.
[ Always Big Broadway Daydreaming Productions Singing]
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- My singing is part of me, like my stoutness, or my light hair, or my poor eyesight.
[ Eyesight Hair Light Part Poor Singing]
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- Since I have been singing for so many years, I don't always need to approach a song quite so laboriously and meticulously.
[ Always Approach Been Laboriously Many Need Quite Since Singing Song Years]
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- This nation loves singing and loves acting.
[ Acting Loves Nation Singing]
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- In fact, people have been very complimentary about my act and very tolerant of my singing ability.
[ Ability Act Been Complimentary Fact Singing Tolerant Very]
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- When Frank the Pug is singing I Will Survive, the only reason it's funny is that Will is in that shot trying not to get angry. A shot of a dog singing I Will Survive on its own will not get a laugh.
[ Angry Dog Frank Funny Get Laugh Only Own Reason Shot Singing Survive Trying Will]
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- I love Ruth Brown, not just her singing, but Ruth Brown has more girl power than anyone, because she fought hard against people who ripped her off and then helped other artists through the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.
[ Against Anyone Artists Because Blues Brown Fought Foundation Girl Hard Helped Her Just Love More Off Other Power Rhythm Ripped Ruth She Singing Than Then Through]
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- I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I missed singing so much. And performing. Man, I missed it so much.
[ Cry Every Man Missed Much Myself Night Performing Singing Sleep Used]
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- 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.
[ Because Economics Fell Five Four Go Got Had High Hiring Into Opera Out Pop School Singers Singing Soprano Training Weren Work Years]
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- I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.
[ Drums Out Playing Singing Started]
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- I don't believe in singing lessons. You can sing or you can't.
[ Believe Lessons Sing Singing]
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- I really liked the Mariachi singing in Westerns.
[ Liked Really Singing Westerns]
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- Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice - they teach you breathing, resonance.
[ Breathing Did Lessons More Probably Resonance Singing Speech Teach Voice]
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- A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
[ Branches Carelessly Find Her Man Singing Takes Tree Wind Woman]
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- With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
[ America Commercial Exalted Fire Inspiring Irresistible Life Likely Litany Our Purpose Singing Supermarket Temple Vision Way World]
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- Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
[ Battle Half Image Music Selling Sing Singing]
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- I started singing in the bathroom. Nothing was coming out. It was ghastly.
[ Bathroom Coming Ghastly Nothing Out Singing Started]
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- I don't like singing before noon.
[ Before Noon Singing]
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- My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.
[ Bruce Friends Gabriel Getting Interesting Mortality Older Peter Singing Springsteen Time]
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- I hated singing. I wanted to be an actress. But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
[ Actress Any Hated Made Other Singing Think Wanted Way]
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- What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!
[ America Beer Enjoy Full Get Going Hit Playing Pretty Really Singing Sure]
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- My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
[ Behold Changed Happened Heart Joy Light Little Mind Miracle Morning Pupil Shone Singing Things Understanding Upon]
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- I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play.
[ Always Any Been Certain Enjoyed Favourites Given Happy Pieces Play Role Sing Singing Time Very Whatever Wonderful]
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- I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals, and fairs, and karaoke contests, and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs.
[ Artist Before Came Cd Chicks Contests Country Demo Did Dragging Fairs Festivals First Had Music Nashville Parents Realized Singing Songs Started Think Time Wanted Year]
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- When you're singing you can hear the echo of people in the audience singing every single word with you, and that was that big dream that I had for myself. It's happening.
[ Audience Big Dream Echo Every Had Happening Hear Myself Singing Single Word]
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- If you feel like singing along, don't.
[ Along Feel Singing]
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- It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting, my singing and the band that I have.
[ Band Cd Finally Nice Out Reflects Singing Songwriting Which]
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- I enjoy all aspects of singing and I'm luckily given the choice to be part of different styles of music.
[ Aspects Choice Different Enjoy Given Luckily Music Part Singing Styles]
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- But without the experience of actually singing or playing these things yourself, you don't have the same kind of involvement or understanding of what these musical moves mean. And that is a very big problem in addressing the future of music.
[ Actually Addressing Big Experience Future Involvement Kind Mean Moves Music Musical Playing Problem Same Singing These Things Understanding Very Without Yourself]
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- If I did any movies I'd have to take a break from singing, because I'd want it to be really good.
[ Any Because Break Did Good Movies Really Singing Take Want]
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- The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.
[ Complaint Die How Indian Knew Live Singing Suffer Wants Without]
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- I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago - I put the time in!
[ Actually Ago Because Grew Indignant Know Lessons Little Musicals Now Put Quite Singing Started Taking Thing Time Up Years]
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- It was an experience being on a Beatles tour. They weren't very good. The singing was great, but the playing was a bit weak.
[ Beatles Being Bit Experience Good Great Playing Singing Tour Very Weak Weren]
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- I would much rather be a better mother or better human being than I would be a singer. Fortunately for me singing makes me a living.
[ Being Better Fortunately Human Living Makes Mother Much Rather Singer Singing Than Would]
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- I have always been intrigued with singing and I actually started my career in musical comedies.
[ Actually Always Been Career Comedies Intrigued Musical Singing Started]
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- I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
[ Already Been Business Challenge Challenges Comfort Constantly Dancing Difficult Doing Far Haven Longevity Most New Out Realize Reveal Show Singing Stage Think While York Zone]
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- I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
[ Being Country How Make Music Other Really Sense Singer Singing Something Take Things Thought Try Wondered Would]
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- The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
[ Also Arguing Dancing Drinking Holding Inventing Love Making Mechanized Murdered New Picking Poetry Same Singing Slaughterhouses Slowly Streets Up Weapons Work]
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- That was my way, and I also use the music after five years, I started hearing opera, opera, it was very good instrument to keep the spirit very strong because you feel like you are yourself singing opera, and I used to hear a lot of opera, they send me tapes.
[ After Also Because Feel Five Good Hear Hearing Instrument Keep Lot Music Opera Send Singing Spirit Started Strong Tapes Use Used Very Way Years Yourself]
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- All my songs were solo voices. Just me singing. In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick. Just singing straight with not too much background.
[ Background Fact Gimmick Just Much Singing Solo Songs Straight Too Voices Were]
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- When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
[ Big Cast Characters Dancing Girls Glen Group Had Miller Orchestra Owned Production Singing Takers Theater Ticket Ushers Well]
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- I'd love to do a character with a wife, a nice little house, a couple of kids, a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing, but nobody offers me those kind of parts.
[ Bit Character Couple Dog Guns House Kids Killing Kind Little Love Maybe Nice Nobody Offers Parts Singing Those Wife]
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- There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing.
[ Always Blues Emotional Had Outlet Singing]
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- I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
[ Always Down Exactly Felt Just Know Maybe Mississippi Singing Things Way Were]
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- I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas I'm singing and writing about these days. It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
[ Across Days Defy Get Ideas Playboy Proving Same Singing Stereotypes These Wanted Woman Writing]
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- The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.
[ Making Money Ones Own Singing Songs Their Writing]
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- 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.
[ Fact Gets Go Goes Learning Long Process Singers Singing Some Through Voices]
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- I listened to Kelley's record with pleasure. Great to hear real music with respect for the righteous roots. Her singing is outstanding - no frills, down to the bone and intense.
[ Bone Down Great Hear Her Intense Kelley Listened Music Outstanding Pleasure Real Record Respect Righteous Roots Singing]
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- I don't want to wreck my voice. I love to concentrate on playing the bass and keeping it very rock-solid. If I were singing, I would have blown out my voice.
[ Bass Blown Concentrate Keeping Love Out Playing Singing Very Voice Want Were Would Wreck]
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- We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing a song about going nowhere. So it worked out very well I think.
[ Going Got Had Into Kind Moments Necessary Nowhere Our Out Sadness Singing Song Think Unhappy Very Well Worked]
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- I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
[ Become Costner Ego Giant Kevin Postman Singing Soundtrack Want]
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- Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It's very special to me.
[ Alone Along Another Back Beach Being Birds Camping Games Go Great Hiking Jogging Listen Look Nature Outdoors Playing Running Singing Sit Sometimes Special Take Their Thing Very Walking]
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- In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
[ Aspect Bed Bring Down Gets Had Interviews Journalists Lying Many Microphone Old Record Say Sexual Singing Some Sounds Up]
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- 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.
[ Always Blues Down Fit Jazz Just Kind Make Much Old Perfect Saw Singers Singing Sitting Song Sounding Their Them Voice Weren Worried Would]
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- Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
[ Film Him Justin Singing Stop Terrific Timberlake Time Told]
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- I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school. I was more interested in becoming a musician.
[ Becoming Choir Church Interested More Musician Never School Singing]
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- My grandmother sang, too, and she was really loud. It was this wild kind of singing. I count her among my influences.
[ Among Count Grandmother Her Influences Kind Loud Really Sang She Singing Too Wild]
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- Singing was the big focus and outlet for me.
[ Big Focus Outlet Singing]
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- I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
[ Every Heart Into Open Part Play Singing Spirit Will]
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- I don't sing country music because I'm not capable of singing other kinds of music; I sing it because I think it's the most beautiful kind of music there is.
[ Beautiful Because Capable Country Kind Kinds Most Music Other Sing Singing Think]
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- I'm facing upstage, with my back to the audience, and the spotlight comes up on my back as I start singing.
[ Audience Back Comes Facing Singing Spotlight Start Up]
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- When you're doing the traditional musicals, singing songs that are 40 and 50 years old, you realize there's a reason why those musicals are hits. These are amazing songs!
[ Amazing Doing Hits Musicals Old Realize Reason Singing Songs These Those Traditional Why Years]
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- We used to have a main female vocalist. But she had a baby. Now we do the singing ourselves.
[ Baby Female Had Main Now Ourselves She Singing Used Vocalist]
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- I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
[ Around Birthday Burned Candle Down Everyone Happy Remember Shop Singing Stood]
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- When I lost the use of my hi-hat and bass drum legs, I became basically a singer. I was a drummer who did a bit of singing, and then I became a singer who did a bit of percussion.
[ Basically Bass Became Bit Did Drum Drummer Legs Lost Percussion Singer Singing Then Use]
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- When I'm singing I try not be a singer with a capital S. I just try to get it out so I feel comfortable with it.
[ Capital Comfortable Feel Get Just Out Singer Singing Try]
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- I actually started singing those songs six or seven years ago, when I was an opening act for Frank Sinatra.
[ Act Actually Ago Frank Opening Seven Sinatra Singing Six Songs Started Those Years]
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