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You can't stay the same.
If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change,
that's the way it works.
- Van Morrison

Related topics: Music

Doubt is part of all religion.
All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between
his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I did not become a vegetarian for my health,
I did it for the health of the chickens.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

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This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1,
a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got
to play a Goth rock band singer.
- Charisma Carpenter

All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer.
The voice is a wild thing.
It can't be bred in captivity.
It is a sport, like the silver fox.
It happens.
- Willa Cather

Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards.
They were in a band together, though they also had
regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that.
- Caroline Corr


 

It was really fun.
Well, Bobby was just basically a folk singer.
He didn't play with any bands or anything,
like all the rest of us.
Just played his guitar and sang his songs.
- Barry McGuire

I'm no hillbilly singer.
- Elvis Presley

When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to
what's happening in the film.
That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer.
- Mike Figgis

My mother wanted very much to play tennis;
she wanted,
most of all, to be a singer and play the piano.
- John Hawkes

When I decided to be a singer, my mother warned me I'd be alone a lot.
Basically we all are.
Loneliness comes with life.
- Whitney Houston

I was more of a light opera singer, not really much of a lounge singer.
- Melinda Clarke

Even if your job is a professional singer,
we still dork out at home.
- Sheena Easton

A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God...
When you have been given something in a moment of grace,
it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
- Marian Anderson

I always thought I was a singer, but I really am not.
- Eddie Albert

We are rich in the quantity of songs rather than in the quality.
The singer has to go through hundreds of compositions
before he finds one that really says something.
- Alma Gluck

When I was very young I wanted to be a professional horseback rider.
Then I wanted to be a pop singer.
Then I wanted to be a psychiatrist.
Then I wanted to be a movie director.
- Rebecca De Mornay

But I have never wanted to be a singer,
because the exterior part of a career,
I don't like very much.
- Victoria de los Angeles

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.
- Robert Wyatt

Frank's audience doesn't care if a girl singer,
a comic or an organ grinder with a monkey opens the show.
They are there to see HIM.
- Nancy Sinatra

I know I'm not a great singer.
But I love to sing and I like to use my voice in different ways.
- Melanie Chisholm

I'm a terrible singer, but it helps when I have to call a taxi.
- Gordon Getty

There's no way to be able to tell what it's like to
be a country singer until you're walking in the shoes.
- Tanya Tucker

The best thing about the E Street Band was we had the best lead singer around.
- Max Weinberg

When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about,
the words will automatically ring true.
- Montserrat Caballe

I wasn't actually trained by my mother,
she said she never taught me but she was a great singer
herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to
her sing and imitate her.
- Joan Sutherland

Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
- Aaliyah

Thousands of kids and parents come up to us and say,
How do we get better as a singer?
- Paula Abdul

Becoming a solo singer is like going from an eau de toilette to a perfume.
It's much more intense.
- Geri Halliwell

The short answer is, yes, I think I have become a better singer.
- Boz Scaggs

My mother is a singer, still performs today;
she's a jazz singer.
- Jan Hammer

I think I'm a soulful singer.
- Katey Sagal

I'm not a singer, and I'm not a brilliant dancer.
- Jeremy Bulloch

I'm not a rock singer and I don't want to be a rock singer.
I'm not interested.
It doesn't seem to get across.
- Van Morrison

There's a lot of maintenance that goes into being a professional singer.
- Betty Buckley

Being a singer is a natural gift.
It means I'm using to the highest degree possible the
gift that God gave me to use.
I'm happy with that.
- Aretha Franklin

You've got to separate the singer and the songs.
- Van Morrison

I enjoyed hearing people do their own songs.
I became attracted to singer-songwriters.
I became interested in them as people;
was curious about what they wanted to say.
- Lyle Lovett

You can cage the singer but not the song.
- Harry Belafonte

I'm a musician at heart, I know I'm not really a singer.
I couldn't compete with real singers.
But I sing because the public buys it.
- Nat King Cole

Everybody would grab a guitar and listen to somebody
else and call themselves a folk singer.
When they didn't know no more songs,
they'd run out of them.
- Brownie McGhee

I never decided to start singing, to be a singer.
- Stephen Malkmus

And he was going to give me a song, because I'm a singer
and I wanted to sing in everything.
- Sally Kellerman

I love being a very personal singer-songwriter,
but I also like being a scientist or explorer.
- Bjork

My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft,
and I was around that growing up.
- Bobby McFerrin

Sometimes I like to make music together with a singer or with singers.
- Klaus Schulze

When a singer leaves a band, I believe the band loses
something creatively and the fans are disappointed too.
- Ben Jackson

I just don't want to be known as the actress who can sing.
I want to be known as the singer who can act,
too.
It's great cross-promotion.
- Mandy Moore

As a singer I tried on all these hats,
these voices, these clothes, and eventually out came me.
- Carly Simon

The better voice doesn't mean being a better singer.
- Luciano Pavarotti

I was brought up with psychics and tarot cards.
My mum was always told I was going to be in a boy band
and be famous as a singer.
- Lee Ryan

I was not going to be a stupid girl singer.
I was going to be way more than that.
- Stevie Nicks

I am not a jazz singer.
I wouldn't place myself on that footing.
I wouldn't even enter that arena.
- Boz Scaggs

I've been messing around in the studio the last couple of years.
But I don't want to worry about being taken seriously as a singer.
It just really feels good to do it.
- Rebecca Romijn

If you were a pretty boy pop singer,
it would wreck you,
growing older.
- Bob Geldof

If somebody asks me to recommend a young,
good singer, I always do.
- Maureen Forrester

I'm proud of my mentors.
Ray Charles is the strongest influence on me as a singer.
- Michael Bolton

A singer for me is more like someone who is standing
alone with a microphone like Scott Walker,
rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.
- Graham Coxon

When I finally put my guitar in the case the last time,
I want to be remembered just as a singer,
not as a country singer or pops singer -
just a singer.
- Eddy Arnold

The Four Aces asked me if I'd like to sing with them
as they didn't really have a lead singer.
- Desmond Dekker

If I have any regrets, I could say that I'm sorry I
wasn't a better writer or a better singer.
- Patti Smith

I joined Tommy Dorsey at the Paramount Theater in New York as a singer.
I replaced Frank Sinatra.
- Ken Curtis

My mom was a dancer, my dad's a singer and I've always
had that kind of music in my life.
- Elvis Stojko

It didn't matter as much because I'm a singer,
not an actress, but my face is more acceptable in a
way now than when I first came on the scene,
because I'm part black.
- Carly Simon

I find writing songs hard, because it does not come naturally to me.
I never set out to be a songwriter or a singer.
- Robert Wyatt

To stay a great singer or guitar player,
you've got to do it 24/7.
That's what I do.
- Sammy Hagar

I was just studying with my father, a very difficult
task for me since he was a great,
great Qawwali singer.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

I didn't say I wasn't gonna do rockabilly.
I just said I ain't gonna sing no song that ain't a country song.
I won't be known as anything but a country singer.
- Buck Owens

I've been getting into Nick Drake lately,
the folk singer.
Sad, gorgeous stuff.
- Anthony Doerr

Bobby had faith in my ability as a singer.
- Julie London


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