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We used to listen to all the marvelous operas on records. Music was a very important part of our lives.
When I was a kid, I had some Charles Lloyd records.
In the years between 2000 and 2004, I always got the feeling that people were just starting to hear about me, and they were all late to the game. I'd be out playing shows for records that I recorded back in 1999 that were just coming out.
You have all these song titles and song time, and you put it in a certain order, and you slap a cover on it. That's a record. That's how I've seen all my records.
I think a lot of it had to do with, you know, I was always a daddy's girl. I was always wanting to please him, and I think he was pleased when he'd walk past my room and I was listening to those records.
Lee Ann Womack
Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music.
It really does take a lot of time to make records, to be in the studio and do all that stuff.
Radio is being dominated by records that are 120 beats per minute. R&B is about groove and soul.
I don't know how many records I'm selling.
Profile has half the publishing and they control and administer the publishing and distribute and own the records, so our group is a 10-point crew. But we got a lot of money off of the shows.
Jam Master Jay
My goal has always been to make classic records, classic albums. Sometimes the recording process and the era it was recorded in means the production leans in a particular way, but to me they are all part of the same process.
I'm very proud of it as a Yes record amongst many of the other Yes records.
When people pay to see you live, they connect with you on a much deeper level than people who just buy your records.
Hey, we've all been to high school We've seen the in-crowds. Most of us have been in the outer crowds, the people who weren't in. Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy.
You might have a favorite band and really dislike one of the records. That's fine.
When some guy shows up with a shopping bag full of records and CD's and wants me to sign every one plus fifteen pieces of blank paper I wonder what the hell is he doing with all of that?
Jimmy Carl Black
I don't do concept records anymore - I just prefer doing good songs.
Sophomore records are historically really difficult.
I would love to sell millions of records, but that's never gonna be the case.
What is normally called religion is what I would tend to call music - participating in music, listening to music, making records and singing.
My original idea was to produce and not make records myself.
T Bone Burnett
I need to reach a lot of people to sell records.
I didn't want to wait around for some business entity to come around and give me money and tell me what to do. We just started releasing records as best we could.
You don't sell as many records as you used to because of illegal downloads, but I think there are other ways you can make money through your music. Whether it's through merchandise or teaming up with other companies or brands or whatever, there are ways.
Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks, around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success, sold lots of records and played bigger shows, I had the least control of my own life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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