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    Because I had been in conservatory for so long, I was jealous of my friends in bands.

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    Because nobody wanted to play bass, I was instantly in a band.

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    Because usually in the past when I was in a big band, that was all I did.

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    Being an opener is all about warming up the audience for the main band. That is always fun, pretty easy; there isn't a lot of pressure.

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    Being chronically shy I needed to create a persona for myself and be involved with a band where I could be ruler of my own kingdom. Then Pulp became hugely popular and I lost control of it, which is when it all went wrong.

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    Being in a band you can wear whatever you want - it’s like an excuse for Halloween everyday.

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    Being in a rock band is just an excuse not to get a job

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    Being in a band didn't buy me my beans on toast!

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    Being in a rock band for 20 years is not the best resume for anything else.

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    Being in a band is about making the band the priority.

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    Being in a band is like polygamy without the sex.

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    Being in a rock band, I feel a certain responsibility to have a weird haircut. I mean, who else gets to do that?

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    Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration.

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    Being in a rock n' roll band was like being in a Sherman tank. Nothing got to you. You were surrounded and protected by men.

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    Being in several, disparate bands is what I thrive on.

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    Benny [Goodman] used to practice 15 times more than the whole band combined.

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    Benny Goodman's band was integrated before baseball. Even before it was physically integrated, music was integrated. Everyone listened to Armstrong and Ellington. The 20s was called the Jazz Age. It's part of being American.

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    Ben was more improvisational, and relied less on methodology, and basically is a guitarist who switched to bass, whereas Jeff has a more traditional approach to playing bass in a band, and has a great sense of what his band sounds like, and we lock up nicely.

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    Besides the vocal warm ups, me and my band have a secret hand shake that we do just to get us all pumped. It's nice.

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    Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them.

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    Blackberry Smoke is a band that will never go hungry.

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    Blackberry Smoke is my favorite band!

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    Bonnaroo has kind of become the granddaddy of all American festivals. The thing I love about it most is that it wasn't born out of picking the top ten bands off the Billboard chart and creating a festival around it.

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    Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys are simply the best band that ever was.

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    Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.

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    Boredom or being sick of what you've done before is a big part of being in a band.

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    Boys in bands are more difficult to deal with than one-year-old babies. I've been one of them, and I am one of them, but it is the truth.

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    Bribes and boy bands. That’s all you need to be a babysitter.

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    But it can be hard to experiment when you're in a band.

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    But I also live to perform and I've been performing my whole life, whether it's been in sports or you know in band or with my singing.

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    But I was not in the band, because I suffer from the kind of tone deafness that is generally associated with actual deafness

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    Busted is not the ideal band I'd like to be in by any stretch of the imagination.

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    But I think bands that rolled in with a big attitude, like they were some big deal, I just found that very strange.

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    But my favorite band is Curbside Life, out of Chicago.

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    But primarily, the drummer's supposed to sit back there and swing the band.

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    But the reality is that we are a folk band.

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    But, then again, I wouldn't call myself an indie-rock supporter even if there are some really good bands out there and there will always be some real good new bands.

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    But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there's any barriers. I've never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am.

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    But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song.

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    By 17, I had a whole band that would go in and play. It was called Spontaneous Inventions, after a Bobby McFerrin album.

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    Call it no more free-will, but slavish lust; free to evil, but free from good, till regenerating grace loosens the bands of wickedness.

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    By now all rock bands are wise enough to be suspicious of music industry scum

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    By the time I did that third solo album, I'd finally learned how to do it, but I'd also learned that I liked being in a band

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    By the time The Band did The Last Waltz, the chemistry had changed, and it wasn't a thrill anymore to live that studio kind of life.

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    Can we just do this?” Ray asked tightly, clinging to Zheng’s already slightly elongated arm. Because Louis-Cesare wasn’t the only one with a master power around here. “Let go,” Zheng told him. “I’m the rubber band; you’re the spitball. And spitballs don’t hold on to rubber bands.” “Die in a fire,” Ray told him savagely. But he let go.

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    Charles Manson loved the Beatles but didn’t understand them. Governor Chris Christie loves Bruce Springsteen but doesn’t understand him. And Paul Ryan is clueless about his favorite band, Rage Against the Machine.

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    Captain of our fairy band, Helena is here at hand, And the youth, mistook by me, Pleading for a lover's fee. Shall we their fond pageant see? Lord, what fools these mortals be!

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    Cause for a moment a band of theives in ripped up jeans got to rule the world!

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    Certain punk bands were influential because I thought, If they can do that then I can .Hanging around those bands was how I started my first band - In Praise of Lemmings.

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    Chano Pozo created the role of the conga soloist in the modern band, somewhat th way Coleman Hawkins created the solo tenor sax.