Roots, Charlie Parker, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Grace Slick, Rolling Stones

 

“Rhythm produces an ecstasy which is inexplicable, and incomparable with any other source of intoxication. This is why the dance has been the most fascinating pastime of all people, both civilized and savage, and has delighted alike saint and sinner.”

     – from The Sufi Message of Hazrat Inayat Khan

“Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.”

     – Jimi Hendrix

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”

     – Albert Einstein

“Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul.”

     – R. Shneur Zalman

“Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there’s no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door.”

     – Jerry Seinfeld

“All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws. Then he can feel that he is interpreting them to the best of his ability, and can try to convey that to others.”

     – John Coltrane

“If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
WAS MUSIC”

     – Kurt Vonnegut

“The universe without music would be madness.”

    – Friedrich Nietzsche