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Um, sorry. If you came here looking for a real circle (cycle) of fifths, try these links:
The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side.
Hunter S. Thompson ..? Or maybe not
If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
My favorite phrase about this style of playing is all you need to play is five strings, three notes, two fingers, and one ass-hole.
Keith Richards on open tuning
If Bach isn't in heaven, then I'm not going.
Wm. F. Buckley Jr
They're not particular about whether you're playing a flatted fifth or a ruptured 129th as long as they can dance to it.
It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play.
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
I found this attributed to Elvis Costello, but I'm sure it's older than him as I heard my mother mention it.
Discussion on the source of this quote here.
I'd say that what we hear is the quality of our listening.
More music quotes
This page updated 1/31/2010 by Mr. Neurosis