Um, sorry. If you came here looking for a real circle (cycle) of fifths, try these links:

  • A cool page connecting audio and visual frequencies
  • Music theory for dummies
  • An intriguing interactive circle of 5ths
  • My buddy Jim Adams gave me this one (OK, I tweaked it a bit)
  • I would like, if I may... my two cents on the subject.
  • My personal favourite guitar-face, Muddy Waters, unrelated to the circle of fifths.
  • Where I got the great background image!
  • 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.
    Keith Richards

    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.
    Dizzy Gillespie

    It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play.
    Dizzy Gillespie

    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.
    Robert Fripp

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