81+ Best Funny Music Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Funny Music Quotes

When people say you’re doing something radical in rock or dance music, I’m not sure how special that is. What we do is so old fashioned. It’s like trying to do something innovative in tap dancing. Jonny Greenwood

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians. Frank Zappa

I’m forty two, he said. That’s eighty four in musician years. Monica Wood

I want to do a musical movie. Like Evita, but with good music. Elton John

Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years. William F. Buckley, Jr

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. Jean Paul

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians. Frank Zappa

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. Steve Martin

Get up from that piano. You hurtin’ its feelings. Jelly Roll Morton

A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn’t. Tom Waits

I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes. Jimi Hendrix

I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it. Quincy Jones

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. Jean Paul

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry. Erik Satie

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

All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. Frank Zappa

My music is best understood by children and animals. Igor Stravinsky

To achieve great things, two things are needed a plan and not quite enough time. Leonard Bernstein

Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it. Chet Atkins

I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes. Jimi Hendrix

I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it. Quincy Jones

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. Edith Sitwell

I’d rather be a musician than a rock star. George Harrison

I can’t listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland. Woody Allen

All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. Frank Zappa

Beethoven’s last quartets were written by a deaf man and should only be listened to by a deaf man. Thomas Beecham

In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of. Robert Schumann

The world must be filled with unsuccessful musical careers like mine, and it’s probably a good thing. We don’t need a lot of bad musicians filling the air with unnecessary sounds. Some of the professionals are bad enough. Andy Rooney

When I was a little boy, I told my dad, When I grow up, I want to be a musician. My dad said You can’t do both, Son.  Chet Atkins

The piano has been drinking, not me. Tom Waits

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music is everywhere, but so is AIDS. Malcolm Williamson

If a man whistles at you, do not respond. You are a lady, not a dog. Adele

All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song. Louis Armstrong

Beethoven’s last quartets were written by a deaf man and should only be listened to by a deaf man. Thomas Beecham

Money doesn’t talk, it swears. Bob Dylan

Only become a musician if there is absolutely no other way you can make a living. Kirke Mechem

Competitions are for horses, not artists. Bela Bartok

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

When an instrument fails on stage it mocks you and must be destroyed! Trent Reznor

My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a producer. Cole Porter

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

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end. Igor Stravinsky

Let me be clear about this I don’t have a drug problem, I have a police problem. Keith Richards

I’m one of those regular weird people. Janis Joplin

When I was a little boy, I told my dad, When I grow up, I want to be a musician. My dad said You can’t do both, Son. Chet Atkins

All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song. Louis Armstrong

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

Some men are born to be good some born to be bad. As for me I only came with just a pen n a pad. Carlos Salinas

Music makes one feel so romantic  at least it always gets on one’s nerves  which is the same thing nowadays. Oscar Wilde

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 know canned music makes chickens lay more eggs and factory workers produce more. But how much more can they get out of you on an elevator? Victor Borge

In the end we’re all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven’t been on the show. Marilyn Manson

It’s easy to play any musical instrument all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. Johann Sebastian Bach

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

To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also. Igor Stravinsky

If I knew I had to play this song the rest of my life I probably woulda wrote something else. Joe Walsh

To get your playing more forceful, hit the drums harder. Keith Moon

When an instrument fails on stage it mocks you and must be destroyed! Trent Reznor

We consider that any man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency. Mark Twain

I never practice my guitar from time to time I just open the case and throw in a piece of raw meat. Wes Montgomery

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. Maya Angelou

In fact, I hope somebody does this to all my rubbish demos when I’m dead, making them into hit songs. George Harrison

In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of. Robert Schumann

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. Igor Stravinsky

Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes. Bill Cosby

I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws. Charles Pierre Baudelaire

The piano has been drinking, not me. Tom Waits

If you’re listening to a rock star to get your information on who to vote for, you’re a bigger moron than they are. Alice Cooper

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. Kin Hubbard

We don’t need a lot of bad musicians filling the air with unnecessary sounds. Some of the professionals are bad enough. Andy Rooney

There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem. George Bernard Shaw

To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also. Igor Stravinsky

In the end we’re all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven’t been on the show. Marilyn Manson

Dogs smoke in France. Ozzy Osbourne

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche

For someone so conflicted, who am I to give advice to anybody? It’s such a funny, grandiose idea. Florence Welch

I once sent him a song and asked him to mark a cross wherever he thought it was faulty. Brahms returned it untouched, saying I don’t want to make a cemetery of your compositions. Hugo Wolf

A guitarist or a drummer can get a cold and still play; I get a cold and sound like a wet mitten trying to sing you a love song. Charming. Tori Amos

I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws. Charles Pierre Baudelaire

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