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I played Big Band jazz music.
by Bobby Vinton

I played Big Band jazz music.
I wasn't into rock and roll.
I was just there because it was a living.
I surprised everyone.
I'm still surprising people.
- Bobby Vinton

They said hey look, The Beatles deserve to be number one,
not Bobby Vinton.
We're gonna cut your tires.
Change that listing.
They were dedicated at the time.
- Bobby Vinton

The whole format of entertainment that I did seems to be fading away.
The music business of today is completely different
when you see the videos and the music.
- Bobby Vinton

Nobody really thought I was going to make it,
because I was a musician.
I really wasn't a singer.
- Bobby Vinton

 

I had been on tour with people like Roy Orbison.
I knew Bobby Darin, Sam Cooke.
So many great performers.
- Bobby Vinton

Sammy Davis, I backed him up.
I used to study him every night.
I saw how great performers worked and was able to incorporate
a little bit from the best.
- Bobby Vinton

Everything they say about Elvis today is true.
He was just one great guy.
He wasn't jealous of anyone.
I would say Elvis was really someone special when you add it all up.
- Bobby Vinton

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It's just different today.
Nobody seems to last too long these days.
I wouldn't know how to get started today.
- Bobby Vinton

To me, there is nothing better than me going into the
studio with a live band and hearing those violins and
that echo and that sound.
I mean I loved it.
- Bobby Vinton

I was smart, to tell you the truth.
I'm not really bright, but I'm not stupid.
- Bobby Vinton

All my songs were solo voices.
Just me singing.
In fact, that was the gimmick - no gimmick.
Just singing straight with not too much background.
- Bobby Vinton

Unfortunately, a lot of people are stupid.
They take drugs.
They get drunk and do all the wrong things in life.
I just played it straight.
- Bobby Vinton

All around as a person, on right decisions,
on holding your money, on doing your trade,
a good education is a must.
I don't think I would've done as good without an education.
- Bobby Vinton

I did have a big following in the upper New York area.
I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years.
I have areas that I say are my areas.
- Bobby Vinton

To me, there was nothing greater than to play for an
audience and to entertain people and that has stayed with me all these years.
- Bobby Vinton

Everybody goes through a stage where you have it.
And, all of a sudden, you don't have it anymore.
You get older and the audience gets younger.
- Bobby Vinton

I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun.
And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I
wanted to travel and do special dates.
I go to Las Vegas these days.
- Bobby Vinton

I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers
and a million went to the adults.
So, when The Beatles became so popular,
I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still
selling a million to the adults.
- Bobby Vinton

I remember Mick Jagger asking me 'hey,
how do you guys feel about us coming over here and
taking all the play from you guys?' I said 'Well,
in a way, you have eliminated all my competition.
- Bobby Vinton

Hey, we've all been to high school We've seen the in-crowds.
Most of us have been in the outer crowds,
the people who weren't in.
Although I was never in, I was selling records and was very happy.
- Bobby Vinton

When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra.
I had 20 girls singing and dancing.
I had a cast of characters.
It was a big group production, as well as ushers,
ticket takers.
- Bobby Vinton

I must tell you, to get started today must be very
difficult 'cause whatever it takes today is very tough.
They have to invest a million dollars in a video just
to see if you have a hit record.
- Bobby Vinton

Times were changing.
Clothes were changing.
Morals were changing.
We went from romantic loves songs like I used to do to rock 'n roll.
Now that has changed to rap.
So, there's always a new generation with new music.
- Bobby Vinton

I was a schooled musician.
When I made 'Blue Velvet', I told everyone what to do.
I was an arranger.
I learned music in school I told the band to play this.
I told the guitar to do that.
- Bobby Vinton

I saw an Elvis Presley movie Jailhouse Rock,
where he gets out of jail and makes his own records
and takes them to the radio stations himself.
And then, he puts records in the store.
After seeing that, I made records an put them in stores.
- Bobby Vinton

As far as critics, I'm not a hip guy.
I was never on drugs.
Nobody ever felt sorry for me 'cause I went straight or found God.
I always had God.
I've always like, played by the rules.
- Bobby Vinton

Session musicians kind of respected me because what
I was talking about made sense.
That all came from an education.
Believe me, education does you more good.
Maybe that's the reason I've been around so long.
- Bobby Vinton

Today, you're either very big or you're playing stadiums
or you're not playing anymore.
You're either popular where everybody will go to a
20,000 seat arena to see you or they won't go to see you at all.
- Bobby Vinton

Most of those takes were one take.
I made those records in three minutes.
I didn't have time to get nervous or scared the first time I sang it.
It was all 'live' and I enjoyed it so much.
- Bobby Vinton

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

Of all the roles I've played, none has been as fulfilling as being a mother.
- Annette Funicello

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
- Roger Kahn

Love is only a dirty trick played on us
to achieve continuation of the species.
- W. Somerset Maugham

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

A lot of my buddies also played golf,
but when it came to going to the beach or on the boat and chasing girls,
they usually went that way and I went to the golf course.
- Mike Weir

In early 1993, a hostile observer might have had grounds
for thinking that the Unix story was almost played out,
and with it the fortunes of the hacker tribe.
- Eric S. Raymond

I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence,
in every way.
- Buddy Rich

She knows as well as anyone that pity,
having played, soon tires.
- Edwin A. Robinson

I have found that the players who have played in that
game really do have respect for their adversaries.
- Darrell Royal

In S Club I played a role in a band,
but now I can go off and be me -
My horizon's wide open now.
It's scary and it's daunting, but it's an absolute thrill.
I feel brand new!
- Rachel Stevens

I played a heap of snow in a school play.
I was under a sheet, and crawled out when spring came.
I often say I'll never reach the same artistic level again.
- Stellan Skarsgard

Jazz music is to be played sweet, soft,
plenty rhythm.
- Jelly Roll Morton

We played at a club called, the Elbow Room.
Don Carlos, the nightclub owner, was very hip and a
very important person who made a big impact on my life.
- Jim Capaldi

We played a gig and we had a song that was offensive
to people of the Jewish persuasion,
and we led off with it, and they were offended by it,
and that was that.
- Santiago Durango

I played with the Birmingham Black Barons.
I was making 500 at 14.
That was a lot of money in those days.
- Willie Mays

In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary,
violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors.
- John Turturro

I always imagine later on these songs I could've played with a band,
but it never worked out that way.
- Nuno Bettencourt

I played golf all over Detroit.
- Smokey Robinson

A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close
to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I
faked it enough to get by.
- Barry Mann

I have a high regard for Native languages and the pivotal
role they have played in our nation's history.
- Rick Renzi

If you make it sound too much like a synth,
it will just sound like a guitar part played on a synth.
- Daisy Berkowitz

For years I have played the twenty-something lover.
- James MacArthur

When I played pro football, I never set out to hurt anyone deliberately -
unless it was,
you know, important, like a league game or something.
- Dick Butkus

And I've played piano since I was little,
so I was originally the piano player in the band.
- Caroline Corr

The fans have played a massive part in getting us to where we are,
but the job's not finished.
- Steven Gerrard

I played cello in my high school orchestra.
- Eberhard Weber

And I played in jazz band as well during all three years in school.
- Travis Barker

Night after night I could feel the chills go up and down my spine,
they played so well.
- Lawrence Welk

I feel very fortunate that I played for the four organizations I did.
- Nolan Ryan

When I was a young actor...
the more different you were from the part you played,
the more talent it reflected.
- Dirk Benedict

I wanted to play the part that Mary Kay played,
the lawyer who wanted to have baby and felt her clock ticking,
because it was something I could relate to.
- JoBeth Williams

Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend,
a medium who had mysterious powers.
Her Indian guide was Mohawk.
- Ethel Waters

Japan continues to work closely with the United States
on the issue of the North Korean nuclear crisis and
has played an important and constructive role in the Six-Party talks.
- Michael K. Simpson

Marcel Desailly was pretty hard when I played against him in a Milan derby.
- Paul Ince

When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news.
We don't need any reporter telling us how badly we played.
- Willie Stargell


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