Posts Tagged ‘Bumperstickers’


“Without music, life would be a mistake.”

–Friedrich Nietzsche (can’t find the source for this, but widely attributed)

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“Why don’t people who don’t play music just get it over with and kill themselves?”

–Mick Berry, co-author of The Drummer’s Bible

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“Real musicians don’t dance.”

–bumpersticker sighted in Tucson circa 2010

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“Women dress for women, musicians play for other musicians.”

— G. Michael Turner

(The only quibble I’d have with this is that there’s also a certain feeling of power when you’re on stage and have lots of people up dancing — “Hey! Heh, heh! I’m making them do that!” — and it doesn’t matter if you’re up there in a 7-piece, it’s still “I’m making them do that!” — which probably tells you more than you want to know about the mentality of musicians.)