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" A lot of my friends are doctors, and the difference between me and them is there's no musical emergencies to pull me away from dinner. 'I need the chords for that song right now!' No, it can wait. "
" A musical is really one of the most complicated beasts. It's a play, and there's music... and there's dancing... it's unbelievably satisfying to get something up out of your brain onto a piece of paper ... and start the process and then see it on the stage. "
" Any honor is an honor. You can't really say which one is better than the next, but it's always wonderful when you're honored by your peers for your work. "
" Before 'Memphis,' I had never considered working on a musical. But when Joe DiPietro sent me the script, I heard the entire score in my head. "
" Everybody in the world has problems, and the nice thing about entertainment is you get to forget about those problems and have a good time for a couple of hours. "
" Every time we do a new record, we do the best we can. For us, every record is stepping into the ring with another heavyweight champion. "
" Every time you're on stage, you look out at a packed house, people all the way up to the top, people having a blast, everybody forgetting about the world for a couple hours. That's a special thing. "
" Glass and wearable technology is an example of another step in consumer-facing innovation that will change how we share the music experience with our fans in the future. "
" How do we keep it up? Because that's what we do; we're musicians, and we love to play and make music. And with every album, we get better, and with every tour, we get better. "
" I don't find writing for the theater that different from writing a rock song. "
" I don't like it when bands don't want to play that one song everybody wants to hear. I think that's cheating everybody, and I think it's selfish of an artist to do that. "
" I'd say that 98 percent of the bands we've played with through the years have either broken up or are stuck in some kind of '80s revival now. "
" I grew up as one of the few Jews in Edison, and I had people tell me they hated me because of my religion. "
" I guess, for me, the therapy is walking on stage, playing all of our songs, and walking out. That's probably my therapy. That's a good time. "
" I just wanted to release an album of piano music for music's sake. I'm not expecting to sell millions of albums. It's was just nice to be able to sit down at an acoustic piano and make some music. "
" I just write the way I feel, and if it feels good to me, hopefully everybody likes it. "
" I like to see other bands, and I like to hear their songs, but I really like it when they engage the audience. "
" I love my band. I love to play. I love to write. "
" I love the Memphis sound. When I was 16-and-a-half, with my driver's permit, I was playing New Jersey clubs in a 10-piece band; we had a horn section and would play great, great songs like 'Hold On! I'm Comin'' and 'Knock on Wood' and 'Midnight Hour.' "
" I'm a good Jewish boy from Edison, New Jersey, so I went and saw 'Fiddler on the Roof' because you have to: that's part of your bar mitzvah experience. "
" I'm going to stop when I'm 100. I put a limit on myself. "
" I'm in a very successful band. We all love each other. It ain't ever breaking up. I also have a terrific hobby that became a full-time job. My only problem? There's not enough time to sleep in my world. "
" I'm not a guy who grew up in theater. I've always played in rock bands. "
" In rock n' roll, there are notes that aren't like notes. They're something in between, and it's the way you scoop into it. "
" In times of joy and sorrow, love or hate, peace and unrest, music has always been an important outlet for expressing our emotions individually and as a nation. "
" I remember that poster of Led Zeppelin with the plane. I had it on my wall when I was a kid. I thought that was the coolest. It amazes me that it came true. "
" I remember, when I was very young and going to the Fillmore East and watching three of my favorite bands in one night, I'd want a hit. I want to hear the songs that brought them to that pinnacle of success. "
" I think, at the end of the day, we're Americans: that's what we are, and we believe in America. "
" I think, bad times, I sit down and I play - there's definitely certain songs that touch in certain ways. I go back to 'Moonlight Sonata' by Beethoven; that usually takes care of everything. "
" I think growing up in the shadow of New York shaped me for life. Hey, you come from Jersey, you get used to being dumped on by the big city. "
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