Funny singing quotes are hilarious remarks made by musicians, singers and those who think they know about singing and music. On this page you will discover some famous people saying some funny things about singing and making music. You will definitely find what these individuals had to say interesting and funny.
These quotes are being posted with the intent of making your day after you take a look. Laughter is very powerful and can do great things for the body if given half a chance. Below are a list of quotes that will make you laugh, intrigue and inspire you when you read them.
“A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians."
“Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.”
“I want to do a musical movie. Like Evita, but with good music.”
“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.”
“A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn’t.”
“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.”
“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.”
““All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.”
“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time."
“I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.”
“I can’t listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.”
“Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.”
“Beethoven’s last quartets were written by a deaf man and should only be listened to by a deaf man.”
“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.”
“All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song.”
“Money doesn’t talk, it swears.”
“Competitions are for horses, not artists.”
“When an instrument fails on stage it mocks you and must be destroyed!”
“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.”
“Let me be clear about this: I don’t have a drug problem, I have a police problem.”
“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.”
“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’."
“Music makes one feel so romantic – at least it always gets on one’s nerves – which is the same thing nowadays.”
“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?”
“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.”
“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.”
“Get up from that piano. You hurtin’ its feelings.”
“To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.”
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.”
“Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.”
John Philip Sousa
“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.”
“Nothing soothes me more after a long and maddening course of pianoforte recitals than to sit and have my teeth drilled.”
George Bernard Shaw
“In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of.”
“I think John would have liked Free As A Bird. In fact, I hope somebody does this to all my crap demos when I’m dead, making them into hit songs.”
“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.”
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
“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.”
“Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.”
“In the end we’re all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven’t been on the show.”
“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.”
“There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn’t give a damn what goes on in between.”
“Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.”
"Do I listen to pop music because I’m miserable or am I miserable because listen to pop music?”
Funny singing quotes is not about making fun at others but making fun about situations regarding those who sing and create music. I hope you find the quotes you read entertaining and uplifting, have a good laugh.