The entertainment world can be a mess sometimes, in a good and a bad way. Dark and light humor can have you laughing for days when it comes to the topic of music. When I need a pick-me-up, a hard lesson, or just a good read, I look to funny content about the music and arts world.
As you can imagine, a lot of hilarious things have been said by musicians, artists, people in the music business world, and much more. Check out some of these quotes below to get a good laugh in if you need it!
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“Rock ‘n’ roll will never die. There’ll always be some arrogant little brat who wants to make music with a guitar.” - Dave Edmunds
“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.” - Ella Fitzgerald
“Wagner’s music is better than it sounds.” - Mark Twain
"All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song.” - Louis Armstrong
"A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn't." - Tom Waits
"When a piece gets difficult, make faces." - Artur Schnabel
“I never had much interest in the piano until I realized that every time I played, a girl would appear on the piano bench to my left and another to my right.” - Duke Ellington
"I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down.' " - Bob Newhart
“The Internet is important to everybody. It’s a way to get shit to southeast Asia and all type of shit.” - Bizzy Bone
"Do I listen to pop music because I'm miserable or am I miserable because listen to pop music?" - John Cusack
A musicologist is a man who can read music but can’t hear it.” - Thomas Beecham
“I don’t know anything about music, In my line, you don’t have to.” - Elvis Presley
“In the end, we’re all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven’t been on the show.” - Marilyn Manson
“If you wanted to torture me, you’d tie me down and force me to watch our first five videos.” - Jon Bon Jovi
“Rock journalism is people who can’t write interviewing people who can’t talk in order to provide articles for people who can’t read.” - Frank Zappa
“There’s nothing more to be said about my music. I’m the fucking end-all, be-all of music.” - Kanye West
“Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell.” - Dave Matthews
“Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.” - Igor Stravinsky
"A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians." - Frank Zappa
"A good composer is slowly discovered and a bad composer is slowly found out." - Ernest Newman
“Just get a regular word. What the fuck is a Google?” - DMX
"If in the afterlife there is not music, we will have to import it." - Domenico Cieri
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