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When the generation after me started getting on the cut, a lot of them would call me over to hang out or go jam and scratch and they were always separate from each other.
All you have to know is mathematically how many times to scratch it and when to let it go - when certain things will enhance the record you're listening to.
I had to go into a studio and compose and write and press up 12 songs in 14 hours. When you're recording a song from scratch it takes you 14 hours to do just one song.
Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
I always vaguely knew I wanted to perform, but I haven't got the greatest singing voice and my dancing isn't up to scratch. Acting was really the only alternative. My parents have been really supportive throughout.
I'm not a great inventor from scratch. What I do is to use, steal, acquire, reproduce or re-cycle music from other musicians.
I don't think it's so much of a disadvantage setting up from scratch.
It is expensive to start from scratch though.
South Vietnam had to be built from scratch and, from the very beginning, depended far too much on the Western superpowers. As in the case of a person on public welfare, this dependency, which became greater with each day, was quite difficult to shake.
Nguyen Cao Ky
When people are nervous, some people move around. Some people scratch their leg.
Scratch an artist and you surprise a child.
I've not been an admirer of contemporary music since punk rock went off the boil in 1977, but once a year I'll listen to 'Spiral Scratch' by the Buzzcocks, or 'Hippy Hippy Shake' by the Swinging Blue Jeans. Otherwise, I can put up with Chopin or shakuhachi flute in the background.
One learns to itch where one can scratch.
The urge to write poetry is like having an itch. When the itch becomes annoying enough, you scratch it.
Robert Penn Warren
OK, boss, I don't mind shuffling, but I won't scratch my head.
San Diego walked away with just a scratch.
If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph.
I think that show will go down in history... people will scratch their heads and say 'How did this ever get on the air?' I mean, they finally have a planet that's populated with a black race and then they present them as savage warriors, and the men want the white girl!
Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
Scratch most feminists and underneath there is a woman who longs to be a sex object. The difference is that is not all she wants to be.
Humor results when society says you can't scratch certain things in public, but they itch in public.
I rarely repeat playing the same role in a show. I figured I'd plumbed 90 percent the first time around, so let's move on to something where I'm starting from scratch.
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