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One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.
Anna Julia Cooper
You can't even imagine how it felt to have a cassette that you could take with you with a microphone so you could put down an idea and not have to hum it a million times to remember what it was.
If they can't hum it after we play it, it's not for us.
I write my lyrics into the computer and I hum my music into the dictaphone.
I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.
I could hum Beatles songs before I could talk - not very well, but sort of.
With my personal preparation at the piano, I can afford to hum at half voice.
A melody is not merely something you can hum.
The biggest thrill you can have is to tell people one of your songs, and have them be able to hum it.
When I'm sitting in the church alone, I can hear singing of the old people. I can hear their singing and I can hear their praying, and sometimes I hum one of their songs.
When you're on stage you have a very strange knowledge of what the audience is. It isn't exactly a sound - it's a hum, like the streets.
I really don't have an ear for pitch. I can't sing at all, I can't hum melodies and I can't write riffs.
I was a really picky eater as a child. Because I was obsessed by Popeye, my mum and aunts would put my food in a can to represent spinach and we'd hum the Popeye tune and then I'd happily eat it.
I get like a melody that comes up and I try to write it down or record it. Hum it into a tape recorder or write it down on some manuscript paper. It could happen at any time, on the road or off the road, but mostly, you know, at home.
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