Mandolin Famous Quotes & Sayings

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35 Mandolin Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Mandolin Sayings By Ricky Skaggs: When Jack White called and wanted me to do a video and play mandolin with When Jack White called and wanted me to do a video and play mandolin with The Raconteurs, I didn't know anything about The Raconteurs at that time. — Ricky Skaggs
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Mandolin Sayings By Steve Goodman: The Mandolin is the bottom four strings of the guitar, backwards ... so a person The Mandolin is the bottom four strings of the guitar, backwards ... so a person with dyslexia has no problem learning to play the Mandolin. — Steve Goodman
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Mandolin Sayings By Bill Monroe: I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice. I'm a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice. — Bill Monroe
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Mandolin Sayings By Charlie Worsham: You know, I only claim to play three instruments. My dad is a banker, but You know, I only claim to play three instruments. My dad is a banker, but a drummer at heart; and my mom used to teach piano lessons when she was younger. So I can play some piano, play a little drums, and fake the bass - but banjo, mandolin, and guitar are my thing. — Charlie Worsham
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Mandolin Sayings By Timothy Simons: My dad's a photographer, and my sister is a writer and a poet. My little My dad's a photographer, and my sister is a writer and a poet. My little brother is a mandolin player - he's a bluegrass musician. It's always been a part of the family. — Timothy Simons
Mandolin Sayings By Bob Dylan: Why am I walking, where am I running What am I saying, what am I Why am I walking, where am I running
What am I saying, what am I knowing
On this guitar I'm playing, on this banjo I'm frailin'
On this mandolin I'm strummin', in the song I'm singin'
In the tune I'm hummin', in the words I'm writin'
In the words that I'm thinkin'
In this ocean of hours I'm all the time drinkin'
Who am I helping, what am I breaking
What am I giving, what am I taking — Bob Dylan
Mandolin Sayings By Keith Moon: Give me a mandolin and I'll play you rock 'n' roll. Give me a mandolin and I'll play you rock 'n' roll. — Keith Moon
Mandolin Sayings By Phil Jackson: The book I selected for him was Corelli's Mandolin, a novel set on a small The book I selected for him was Corelli's Mandolin, a novel set on a small Greek island occupied by the Italian army during World War II. During the course of the story, the islanders have to accept the fact that they no longer control their own destiny and must come together and adapt to the new reality. In the end, they win by losing. — Phil Jackson
Mandolin Sayings By Brendan Gleeson: My grandfather played a mandolin, so I got my hands on that. Then on down My grandfather played a mandolin, so I got my hands on that. Then on down to a banjo, and I found I couldn't play any kind of soft or mournful music with that so I took up the fiddle in my late 20s or early 30s - and that was far too late. But it keeps me off the streets. It has been a love of mine since I was 17 maybe. — Brendan Gleeson
Mandolin Sayings By Bob Livingston: I stepped back from being out front to playing bass. So we started switching: I'd I stepped back from being out front to playing bass. So we started switching: I'd play bass on one song, we'd switch on the next song; I'd play piano ... we'd play mandolin. — Bob Livingston
Mandolin Sayings By Yann Martel: Stories full of metaphors are by writers who play the language like a mandolin for Stories full of metaphors are by writers who play the language like a mandolin for our entertainment, novelists, — Yann Martel
Mandolin Sayings By Hunter Hayes: Every demo I do has a mandolin or resonator on it - some element of Every demo I do has a mandolin or resonator on it - some element of the bluegrass or classic country world that I grew up listening to and that first drew me in. And then I always try to find somewhere for a bluesy guitar sound, because that's also what I love. Musically, I'm always finding my way home. — Hunter Hayes
Mandolin Sayings By Emily Dickinson: Bind me-I still can sing-Banish-my mandolinStrikes true within-Slay-and my Soul shall riseChanting to Paradise-Still thine. Bind me-I still can sing-
Banish-my mandolin
Strikes true within-
Slay-and my Soul shall rise
Chanting to Paradise-
Still thine. — Emily Dickinson
Mandolin Sayings By Eugene H. Peterson: Hallelujah! Praise God in his holy house of worship, praise him under the open skies; Hallelujah! Praise God in his holy house of worship, praise him under the open skies; Praise him for his acts of power, praise him for his magnificent greatness; Praise with a blast on the trumpet, praise by strumming soft strings; Praise him with castanets and dance, praise him with banjo and flute; Praise him with cymbals and a big bass drum, praise him with fiddles and mandolin. Let every living, breathing creature praise GOD! — Eugene H. Peterson
Mandolin Sayings By John Hartford: Mike Compton knows more about Bill Monroe style mandolin than the Father of Bluegrass himself. Mike Compton knows more about Bill Monroe style mandolin than the Father of Bluegrass himself. — John Hartford
Mandolin Sayings By Chris Thile: I really love how the andante from the "A minor Sonata" sounds on the mandolin. I really love how the andante from the "A minor Sonata" sounds on the mandolin. — Chris Thile
Mandolin Sayings By T-Bone Walker: I just naturally started to play music. My whole family played-my daddy played, my mother I just naturally started to play music. My whole family played-my daddy played, my mother played. My daddy played bass, my cousin played banjo, guitar and mandolin. We played at root beer stands, like the .Drive-ins they have now, making $2.50 a night, and we had a cigar box for the kitty that we passed around, sometimes making fifty or sixty dollars a night. Of course we didn't get none of it, we kids. — T-Bone Walker
Mandolin Sayings By John Fogerty: That song has the full extent of my mandolin abilities; I'm not a good mandolin That song has the full extent of my mandolin abilities; I'm not a good mandolin player at all. — John Fogerty
Mandolin Sayings By Shamir: I wrote all my songs on my main instruments, and the songs I would record I wrote all my songs on my main instruments, and the songs I would record in my bedroom were just acoustic guitar, mandolin, and sometimes bass. I really like the texture the mandolin added to my music, but my fingers were too big to play it ... I could only do little riffs and whatever. — Shamir
Mandolin Sayings By Robbie Robertson: At a young age I thought, 'Wow, that fiddle thing, that's pretty cool. That mandolin At a young age I thought, 'Wow, that fiddle thing, that's pretty cool. That mandolin is great. These drums, I like these drums ... ' They were Indian drums. And I was saying, 'But that guitar. That guitar. Girls are going to like that guitar.' — Robbie Robertson
Mandolin Sayings By Michael Stipe: Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god, and so he decided Peter was sick of being a pop star, the guitar god, and so he decided to teach himself other instruments. Among the instruments that he picked up was the mandolin. — Michael Stipe
Mandolin Sayings By Noel Redding: At the age of nine, playing the violin at school, and then onto the mandolin. At the age of nine, playing the violin at school, and then onto the mandolin. — Noel Redding
Mandolin Sayings By Emma Watson: I really want to write a novel. I also want to learn to play the I really want to write a novel. I also want to learn to play the mandolin. — Emma Watson
Mandolin Sayings By Chord Overstreet: I got my first instrument at Christmas when I was three or four. My dad I got my first instrument at Christmas when I was three or four. My dad and mom got me a mandolin. It was the only instrument that fit me because I was so small. I went straight from that into drums when I was six and then started playing guitar when I was seven or eight. — Chord Overstreet
Mandolin Sayings By Rita Dove: The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings. — Rita Dove
Mandolin Sayings By Chris Thile: I'll never feel as comfortable singing as I do playing. The mandolin is my real I'll never feel as comfortable singing as I do playing. The mandolin is my real voice. My actual voice is sort of my secondary voice, but I love to do it and I love giving people relief from playing with a little bit of singing. — Chris Thile
Mandolin Sayings By Page McConnell: My dad also plays a little banjo and guitar, my mom plays the mandolin. My dad also plays a little banjo and guitar, my mom plays the mandolin. — Page McConnell
Mandolin Sayings By Gordon Korman: You know what punk is? a bunch of no-talent guys who really, really want to You know what punk is? a bunch of no-talent guys who really, really want to be in a band. Nobody reads music, nobody plays the mandolin, and you're too dumb to write songs about mythology or Middle-earth. So what's your style? Three chords, cranked out fast and loud and distorted because your instruments are crap and you can't play them worth a damn. And you scream your lungs out to cover up the fact that you can't sing. It should suck, but here's the thing - it doesn't. Rock and roll can be so full of itself, but not this. It's simple and angry and raw. — Gordon Korman
Mandolin Sayings By Kate Christensen: Of course, eating broccoli raw, nutritionally and aesthetically speaking, is no doubt the best way Of course, eating broccoli raw, nutritionally and aesthetically speaking, is no doubt the best way of all. Raw broccoli makes a delectable salad when sliced into thin strips on a mandolin, marinated in lemon-mustard vinaigrette, then tossed with toasted pecans or hazelnuts, halved cherry tomatoes, and fresh minced basil. — Kate Christensen
Mandolin Sayings By Mary Schmich: I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my mother's death. The I couldn't have foreseen all the good things that have followed my mother's death. The renewed energy, the surprising sweetness of grief. The tenderness I feel for strangers on walkers. The deeper love I have for my siblings and friends. The desire to play the mandolin. The gift of a visitation. — Mary Schmich
Mandolin Sayings By Sam Bush: I use both instruments with their strengths in mind. Mandolin - no sustain and attack I use both instruments with their strengths in mind. Mandolin - no sustain and attack of the right hand, for rhythm. Fiddle - use sustain of the bow and the ability to slide the non-fretted notes, like singing. — Sam Bush
Mandolin Sayings By Jessica Martinez: It's only November, and I can't remember the last time I was warm. If someone It's only November, and I can't remember the last time I was warm. If someone had a gun to my head and was forcing me to choose between braving the five-minute walk to Soupe au Chocolat and murdering a kitten, I'd have to think long and hard. I'd probably end up under the frozen cafe awning, but only because I want to play Emilio's mandolin more than anything else in the world right now, and I don't even know where to find a kitten. In Miami they're everywhere, but here, I think they've all been murdered by the cold already. — Jessica Martinez
Mandolin Sayings By Naomi Ragen: It was Vivaldi's Mandolin Concerto, Francesca Abraham realized as the radio alarm went off. Lively, It was Vivaldi's Mandolin Concerto, Francesca Abraham realized as the radio alarm went off. Lively, unrelentingly upbeat, it was the perfect tempo in which to start the day. Covering her head with a pillow, she reached out blindly and urgently, desperate to shut the damn thing off. — Naomi Ragen
Mandolin Sayings By Sam Shepard: My son, Walker, has a band called The Dust Busters. You know, he plays banjo, My son, Walker, has a band called The Dust Busters. You know, he plays banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin, so a lot of my interest in that kind of music comes from him constantly listening to this stuff. He's taught me the history of it. It's remarkable how these young kids are now turned on to more traditional old-time music. — Sam Shepard
Mandolin Sayings By Sonny Burgess: I also play fiddle, banjo and mandolin. I also play fiddle, banjo and mandolin. — Sonny Burgess