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Author Topic: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012  (Read 7013 times)

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Offline uncle bud

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #60 on: May 10, 2012, 10:29:19 AM »
You know, they always did say a monkey had just as much sense as a human being - Booker White buys peanuts from a monkey in "Bald Eagle Train"

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #61 on: May 11, 2012, 10:40:09 PM »
"I want you to think 'bout the things, baby, that me and you used to do."--Frank Stokes, "Bedtime Blues"

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #62 on: May 15, 2012, 04:52:33 PM »
"She had brains, but she was a little late everywhere else, if you know what I mean."
 ?  Bukka White, about a U. of Chicago college student he had met. (conversation at a party, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 7/24/1975.)

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #63 on: May 16, 2012, 11:10:52 AM »
Now I'm gonna sing you all a little song entitled, "I Was Engaged to a Peg-Legged Gal and I Broke It Off" - Chris Bouchillon, My Fat Girl

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #64 on: May 16, 2012, 03:54:36 PM »
this one cracks me up as well, Unclebud

That was a good job too- all I had to do when a lady came in to try on a pair of shoes ... was just to lace up her laces, but the boss fired me there - said I got above my job!    .....     Chris Bouchillon - Born In Hard luck

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #65 on: May 16, 2012, 05:47:15 PM »
"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."  Variously attributed to Elvis Costello, Steve Martin, Frank Zappa and Martin Mull.

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #66 on: May 17, 2012, 06:18:07 AM »
I never was much for hard work. That's why I took up the piano in the first place. - Romeo Nelson, quoted in the notes to Rugged Piano Classics - Origin OJL 15

(Thanks Bunker Hill)

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #67 on: May 17, 2012, 03:17:55 PM »
...Hats off to whoever can play fast piano like that and call it easy work

"I'm just like Joe's Turkey, I can't do nuthin but wobble
I'm so poor baby, I have too lean up against the fence to gobble"

Big Bill Broonzy - Looking Up At Down
...so blue I shade a part of this town.

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #68 on: May 26, 2012, 02:19:51 AM »
I'd stand on the corner and wave my hand ... sayin' if you don't believe that I'm a drinking man ... baby stop by here with your beer can.
Robert Wilkins in Jim Canan's

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #69 on: May 30, 2012, 07:29:20 AM »
Usually it'll sound better if you don't rehearse it - Doc Watson plays with Earl Scruggs, The Complete Earl Scruggs Story

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #70 on: May 30, 2012, 08:07:50 AM »
It was sad music. But it waved that sadness like a battle-flag. It said the universe had done all it could, but you were still alive.    Terry Pratchett, in Soul Music.
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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #71 on: June 05, 2012, 01:47:35 PM »
What better reason to do something like music than just because you love it? It's really easy -- all you gotta do is quit your day job, and alienate your family, and confuse all your friends, and live in squalor for a few years, and you got it. - Bruce Molsky, Alberta Street Public House, Portland, OR, 2006

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #72 on: June 06, 2012, 08:28:53 AM »
Let us wear our slippers, right down here - Rev. Gary Davis, Let Us Get Together, Seattle 07/08/1967

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #73 on: June 11, 2012, 04:56:40 AM »
I've been in bigger jails than you've been towns. - Arthur Jackson aka Peg Leg Pete aka Peg Leg Sam, in Bruce Bastin: Crying for the Carolines, p.85

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Re: Stop and Listen - Quote Drive 2012
« Reply #74 on: June 11, 2012, 06:34:22 AM »
Satan is like a snake in the grass, always on some Christian's ass - Bessie Jones, with Hobart Smith and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, "It Just Suits Me", 1960, Southern Journey Vol. 1
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