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Great Music

Total Quotes : 44
Love Everybody

I love Ray Charles. He can still teach everybody a lot about how to make great music. Not necessarily how to make hits, but how to make great music. Of course, part of it is his incredible talent. Who are the greatest jazz singers in the world? Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Ray Charles.

- Ahmet Ertegun

Saw Mommy

Christmas brings us great music: Everything from Handel's 'Messiah' to 'White Christmas,' to 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.'

- Alan Colmes


Honestly, my favorite kind of dancing is just lettin' loose. There's something great about the carefree flinging of your body to great music. It can be so joyous.

- Alison Brie

Artist I Think

I really want to do the unexpected, and I think that's what I did when I executed 'Long.Live.A$AP.' I wanted people to really see the message and that I'm an artist who not only has the capability of rapping, but of composing great music both for people of my generation and for people with different backgrounds.

- ASAP Rocky

Proud Charts

I don't care about the charts; I just want to make great music that I enjoy performing on stage and I'm proud of.

- Cher Lloyd

Advice Truck

My advice is: if you've got to be miserable to write great music, then drive a truck.

- Chris Isaak

Happen Going

Fun can happen on the interior. Nobody knows about it, but there are fireworks going on inside your spirit when you hear a great orchestra playing great music.

- David Ogden Stiers

Death Had

Nobody wanted to be in business with Death Row because, unfortunately, they felt there was an element there that could be dangerous. But I just knew they had great music and that they were a bunch of guys who wanted to make it out of the ghetto. That's something I can understand.

- Jimmy Iovine

Through Behind

What's happened to the music industry, from my perspective, is a lot of great music is behind the wall that can't get through, and therefore, a lot of artists are getting discouraged.

- Jimmy Iovine

Think I Think

I think the French have a romantic cliche that Englishmen have great style, great music, irony and sense of humour. Well, sometimes cliches are true.

- Josephine de La Baume

Music Geniuses

Great music was written by the great geniuses, and you want to do it justice.

- Joshua Bell

Studio Break

If you break up with your partner, go straight to the studio. You're going to make great music.

- B.o.B


Adele ultimately did well in such a large way because she affects everybody, and the way that she writes seems to be popular music, not because of her skin color but because she writes great music, and it's popular in that way.

- Babyface

Mind Going

There were so many great music and political scenes going on in the late '60s in Cambridge. The ratio of guys to girls at Harvard was four to one, so all of those things were playing in my mind.

- Bonnie Raitt

Moment Concept

The great music for so many artists - the Beatles, the Rolling Stones - was always at the moment when they were closest to pop. It would be easy for U2 to go off and have a concept album, but I want us to stay in the pop fray.

- Bono

Dinner Party

I try to greet my friends with a drink in my hand, a warm smile on my face, and great music in the background, because that's what gets a dinner party off to a fun start.

- Ina Garten

Country Haven

Country Music is great music because it really comes from real life experiences. It is such a great haven for reality.

- Bryan White

Country Been

I've never really been a traditional country kind of guy. I wanted my music to sound more like the end of the '90s and to have the kind of great music, pop or whatever, that radio will embrace.

- Bryan White

Love Small

There was so much great music around in the '60s, stuff like The Small Faces, but I also love The Jam.

- Iwan Rheon

Song Give

Great music is its own movie, already. And the challenge, as a music fan, is to keep the song as powerful as it wants to be, to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home.

- Cameron Crowe

Love Very

Lauryn Hill, P-Funk, Marvin Gaye, Public Enemy - I have a very diverse palate for music. I can go from Judy Garland to Jimi Hendrix to Stevie Wonder to Rachmaninoff. I just love great music.

- Janelle Monae

Studio Invest

One of the first people that believed in me, the first person to invest in my talent, me and this guy used to argue all the time in the studio, but at the end of the day, we both realized that we were after the same goal, and that was to make great music. And I'm talking about Eazy-E.

- Dr. Dre

Want Be True

I just want to make great music. There's not a genre that I would categorize it as, but I want it to be true and authentic.

- Justine Skye

I Think Some

All of the great music ever written is based upon the Mass. I mean, it's pretty extraordinary stuff, and I think it's done the world some good. And if you take a look at some of the mosques in the world, it calls you to worship the kind of beauty that's in there.

- Kelsey Grammer

Music Great

Put out great music, and that's that.

- Foxy Brown

Tune Scene

Look at Daft Punk and Kanye West. The song 'Stronger' was inspired by a Daft tune. Once the hip-hop scene opens up to all the great music that came out of dance, it will continue to spread to the more mainstream audience.

- Little Louie Vega

Which Might

What is the best music is impossible to define. Just because it's played by a virtuoso player, doesn't mean it's great music. It might not reflect the soul of a people, which is really my criteria for great music.

- Mickey Hart


A great song is a great song, whether it's on vinyl or CD or cassette or reel to reel or mp3. Then again, that might be an overly optimistic view, but I do think that great music will transcend the medium in which it is delivered.

- Moby

Music Feel

I feel it's my responsibility to turn people on to great music.

- Randy Jackson

Music I Am

I am the daughter of the Chairman of the Board and thus, was raised with great music.

- Nancy Sinatra

Happy Each One

I believe as musicians and artists we have an obligation to our souls. What that is? Only each one of us knows. I can speak for myself and say my obligation is to be happy. When I'm happy, I make great music. When I'm unhappy and my heart is broken, I may make brokenhearted music, but it still sounds good.

- Narada Michael Walden

Music Values

Great music is in a sense serene; it is certain of the values it asserts.

- Rebecca West

Other Basement

It's not the music you hear in your head that other people are going to hear. You have to be able to make it true enough to the image in your head, and that's where technique and technology come in, for sure, and knowledge. It's not true and will never be true that someone who knows nothing can sit in a basement and make great music.

- Neil Peart

Music Big

I just want to work with the big people and the people who make great music.

- Tory Lanez

Why Main Thing

It's certain rappers that can really rap, that really spit all bars, so I understand why someone would say, 'You not a real rapper.' But the main thing is, if you can make good songs, who cares? So I don't know why guys be tripping on Drake. He makes great music. He's dope.

- Ty Dolla Sign

Music Mission

That's kind of the mission statement for the label: to try to do great music that touches people's hearts.

- Ricky Skaggs

Music Period

Great music is great music, period.

- Ricky Skaggs

Years Beaches

Australia is so cool that it's hard to even know where to start describing it. The beaches are beautiful; so is the weather. Not too crowded. Great food, great music, really nice people. It must be a lot like Los Angeles was many years ago.

- Mary-Kate Olsen

Always Lives

When music is crashing around us, when you hear the same five songs on the radio that aren't really saying much, we can always go back to great music. Great music always lives on.

- Robert Glasper

Music Always

It's a bummer sometimes but I always believe that great bands and great music always prevail.

- Steve Brown

Crowd Other

My parents were part of a crowd that was attached to all the different navies stationed in Malta. When they would have parties in each other's houses, I would get taken along, and that's where I heard all this great music. I didn't distinguish particular styles; it was all music to me.

- Robert Palmer

Music Belongs

Great music is great music. It doesn't matter what genre it belongs.

- Stjepan Hauser

Music Coldplay

Coldplay are just four friends trying to make great music.

- Will Champion


Look at Neil Diamond. Was he the cool guy? No, he was the housewives' guy. He didn't try to be what he wasn't. He just did what he did - made great music, was a good entertainer, nice-enough guy.

- Michael Buble